Nicolas Roeg (1928–2018)


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When he made his directorial debut in 1970, Nicolas Roeg was already a 23-year veteran of the British film industry, starting out in 1947 as an editing apprentice and working his way up to cinematographer twelve years later. He first came to attention as part of the second unit on David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia (1962), with Roger Corman's The ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 90) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Don't Look Now Director
(1973)
The Witches Director
(1990)
Walkabout Director
(1971)

Filmography

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 2014 The Film That Buys the Cinema (Documentary)
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1996 Samson and Delilah (TV Mini Series)
 1995 Full Body Massage (TV Movie)
 1995 Two Deaths
 1995 Hotel Paradise (Short)
 1993 Heart of Darkness (TV Movie)
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Cold Heaven
 1990 The Witches
 1989 Sweet Bird of Youth (TV Movie)
 1988 Track 29
 1987 Aria (segment "Un ballo in maschera")
 1987 AIDS: Iceberg (Short)
 1987 AIDS: Monolith (Video short)
 1986 Castaway
 1983 Eureka
 1972 Glastonbury Fayre (Documentary) (: on original print - uncredited)
 1971 Walkabout
 1970 Performance
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3 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

N. Roeg | Nicholas Roeg | Nick Roeg | Nic Roeg

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Stanley Kubrick] I must say I did like his attitude towards film and the fact that he was an artist and complete unto himself. He wasn't under corporate censorship, and he was never trying to make a film that you'd be able to pigeonhole in any particular genre. I think that was the case with all his films. See more »

Trivia:

Never went to film school. See more »

Trademark:

Fragmented, non-linear narrative style See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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