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Richard Curtis was born on November 8, 1956 in Wellington, New Zealand as Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis. He is a writer and producer, known for Love Actually (2003), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and About Time (2013). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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Love Actually Writer
(2003)
About Time Writer
(2013)
Pirate Radio Writer
(2009)

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  The Little Mermaid (screenplay) (announced)
 2018 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (story by)
 2018 The Red Nose Day Special (TV Movie)
 2017 The Red Nose Day Special (TV Special)
 2017 Red Nose Day Actually (TV Short)
 2016 Walliams & Friend (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Miranda Richardson (2016) ... (additional material)
 2016 Red Nose Day (TV Movie)
  Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series) (character - 13 episodes, 2002 - 2015) (characters - 1 episode, 2002)
- Cash Machine (2015) ... (character)
- A Royal Makeover (2003) ... (character)
- No Pets (2002) ... (characters)
- Super Trolley (2002) ... (character)
- Dead Cat (2002) ... (character)
 2015 Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (TV Movie) (written by)
 2014/I Trash (screenplay by)
 2013/I About Time (written by)
 2013 Mary and Martha (TV Movie)
 2011 War Horse (screenplay)
 2010 No Pressure (Short)
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Vincent and the Doctor (2010) ... (written by)
 2009 Pirate Radio (written by)
 2008 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008) ... (teleplay)
 2007 Frühstück mit einer Unbekannten (TV Movie) (based on the movie "The Girl In The Cafe" written by)
 2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday (character)
 1994-2007 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) (written by - 24 episodes)
- Comic Relief Special 2007 (2007) ... (written by)
- The Vicar in White (2007) ... (written by)
- The Handsome Stranger (2006) ... (written by)
- Comic Relief Special 2005 (2005) ... (written by)
- Happy New Year (2005) ... (written by)
 2007 Casualty (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Sweet Charity (2007) ... (written by)
 2005 The Girl in the Café (TV Movie) (written by)
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (screenplay)
 2003 Love Actually (written by)
 2001 One Night with Robbie Williams (TV Special documentary) (additional material)
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (screenplay)
 2000 French & Saunders Live (Video) (additional material)
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short) (written by)
 1999 Blackadder Back & Forth (Short) (television series "The Black Adder", "Blackadder II", "Blackadder the Third" and "Blackadder Goes Forth" - uncredited) / (written by)
 1999 Notting Hill (written by)
 1997 Bean (character "Mr. Bean") / (written by)
  Mr. Bean (TV Series) (1 episode, 1995) (written by - 7 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (additional material - 3 episodes, 1993 - 1995)
- Hair by Mr. Bean of London (1995) ... (additional material)
- Mind the Baby, Mr. Bean (1994) ... (additional material)
- Mr. Bean in Room 426 (1993) ... (additional material)
- Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean (1992) ... (written by)
 1995 Comic Relief (TV Special) (written by)
 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral (written by)
 1992 Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 1991 Bernard and the Genie (TV Movie)
 1991 Comic Relief (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1990 French and Saunders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (1990) ... (writer)
 1989 Hysteria 2! (TV Special) (additional material)
 1989 Blackadder Goes Forth (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Goodbyeee (1989) ... (by)
- General Hospital (1989) ... (by)
- Private Plane (1989) ... (by)
- Major Star (1989) ... (by)
- Corporal Punishment (1989) ... (by)
 1989 The Robbie Coltrane Special (TV Special) (writer)
 1989 The Tall Guy (written by)
 1989 A Night of Comic Relief 2 (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1988 Blackadder's Christmas Carol (TV Short) (by)
 1988 Blackadder: The Cavalier Years (TV Short)
 1988 Comic Relief (TV Special) (writer)
 1987 Black Adder the Third (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Duel and Duality (1987) ... (by)
- Amy and Amiability (1987) ... (by)
- Sense and Senility (1987) ... (by)
- Nob and Nobility (1987) ... (by)
- Ink and Incapability (1987) ... (by)
  Spitting Image (TV Series) (1 episode, 1985) (written by - 12 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (additional material - 2 episodes, 1986)
- Episode #3.11 (1986) ... (additional material)
- Episode #3.4 (1986) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.4 (1985)
- Episode #2.1 (1985) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... (written by)
 1986/II Comic Relief (TV Special documentary) (writer)
 1986 Black-Adder II (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Chains (1986) ... (by)
- Beer (1986) ... (by)
- Money (1986) ... (by)
- Potato (1986) ... (by)
- Head (1986) ... (by)
 1984 Madness the Pilot (TV Short)
  The Black Adder (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (by - 5 episodes, 1983)
- The Black Seal (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
- Witchsmeller Pursuivant (1983) ... (written by)
- The Queen of Spain's Beard (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
- The Archbishop (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
- Born to Be King (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
 1983 Dead on Time (Short) (written by)
  Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series) (1 episode, 1979) (written by - 13 episodes, 1979 - 1982) (writer - 1 episode, 1982) (gag associate - 1 episode, 1982)
- Shame (1982) ... (written by)
- Made in Wales (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.4 (1982) ... (writer)
- Hi Se Seo An Naught Ag A Naoi Chlog (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.2 (1982) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He contributed to the revue, "Then Again, A New Lyric Revue", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Desmond Barrit, Dawn French, Sheila Hancock, Neil Mullarkey and John Gould (piano player) in the cast. Neil Bartlett was the director. Alan Bennett, Noël Coward, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Graeme Garden, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Curtis CBE | Richaard Curtis | Curtis

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on writing the script for War Horse (2011)] I remember Steven [Spielberg] phoning me up one day and saying 'Which bit are you working on?' and I said, 'I am the horse'. He said, ''What do you mean?' and I said, 'Well, unless we are clear what the horse is thinking all the time, it is going to be tougher for you'. I remember thinking very hard about what the horses would feel when they were first... See more »

Trivia:

When he was in college, his girlfriend left him for a man named Bernard. In each of his screenplays, there is a fairly unpopular character named Bernard. See more »

Trademark:

He frequently works with Rowan Atkinson and Hugh Grant See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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