Neil Armfield was born on April 22, 1955 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Neil Geoffrey Armfield. He is known for his work on Candy (2006), Holding the Man (2015) and Twelfth Night (1986).
He was awarded the A.O. (Officer of the Order of Australia) in the 2007 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to the arts, nationally and internationally, as a director of theatre, opera and film, and as a promoter of innovative Australian productions including Australian Indigenous drama.
Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia [January 2009]