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Anthony McCarten


Anthony McCarten was born on April 28, 1961 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. He is a writer and producer, known for The Theory of Everything (2014), Darkest Hour (2017) and The Two Popes (2019). He is married to Eva Maiwald. They have three children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Darkest Hour Writer
(2017)
The Two Popes Writer
(2019)
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  The Siege (screenplay) (announced)
 2019 The Two Popes (written by)
 2018 Bohemian Rhapsody (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2017 Darkest Hour (written by)
 2014 The Theory of Everything (screenplay)
 2011 Death of a Superhero (based on the novel by) / (screenplay)
 2008 Show of Hands (novel "Show of Hands") / (written by)
 2005 The English Harem (TV Movie) (novel)
 1998 Via Satellite (play) / (screenplay)
 1995 Fluff (Short)
 1990 Rodney and Juliet (Short) (screenplay)
 1989 Worzel Gummidge Down Under (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Bestest Scarecrow (1989) ... (written by)
- Wattle Hearthbrush (1989) ... (written by)
- Them Thar Hills (1989) ... (written by)
- A Red Sky In't Morning (1989) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

Stephen Sinclair and his play, "Ladies' Night," was performed at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley, Kent, England with Robert Pike and Clifford J. Predgen in the cast. Paul Kerryson was director. See more »

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Eva Maiwald  (3 children)
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Three of the films he's written scripts for have won the Oscar for Best Actor: The Theory of Everything (2014), Darkest Hour (2017), and Bohemian Rhapsody (2018). All three films were also nominated for the Best Picture Oscar and all three films were stories about real life personalities (Stephen Hawking, Winston Churchill and Freddie Mercury).

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