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John Irvin

Director | Writer | Executive

John Irvin is a British director who has made more than thirty motion pictures in his career so far. Born in England, Irvin began his career working for British Movietone News. He directed his first film "Gala Day" a documentary financed by the British Film Institute which was bought by the BBC. Within the same year his documentary "Inheritance" ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Raw Deal Director
(1986)
Widows' Peak Director
(1994)
Mandela's Gun Director
(2016)
(1998)

Filmography

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 2016 Mandela's Gun
 2005 Dot.Kill
 2000 Shiner
 1999 Noah's Ark (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1999)
- Episode #1.1 (1999)
 1998 When Trumpets Fade (TV Movie)
 1996 Crazy Horse (TV Movie)
 1994 Freefall
 1994 Widows' Peak
 1991 Robin Hood
 1989 Next of Kin
 1986 Raw Deal
 1985 Turtle Diary
 1984 Champions
 1983 All for Love (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1981 Ghost Story
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1978 Life at Stake (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 Hard Times (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1977)
 1975 The Nearly Man (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Options (1975)
- Millie: May 1975 (1975)
 1974 Possessions (TV Movie)
 1974 Haunted: The Ferryman (TV Movie)
 1974 The Nearly Man (TV Movie)
 1974 Childhood (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Possessions (1974)
 1969 Tomorrow Night in London (Documentary short)
 1967 Bedtime (Short)
 1967 Mafia No! (Documentary short)
 1966 Carousella (Documentary short)
 1966 Go Go Go Said the Bird (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 Five More (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Strangers (1966)
 1966 East of Howerd (TV Movie)
 1963 Gala Day (Documentary short)
 1963 Inheritance (Documentary short)
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Filmed the television movie Noah's Ark (1999) which featured Alexis Denisof and Emily Mortimer. Both have portrayed characters in the Richard Sharpe series, starring Sean Bean. See more »

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Frequently makes gritty, more down-to-earth films (_Robin Hood (1991/I)_, Hamburger Hill (1987), When Trumpets Fade (1998)...) See more »

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