Peter Medak


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Peter Medak is a Hungarian-born British film director. Born in Budapest, Hungary, then part of the Warsaw Bloc, Medak fled to England at the age of 18 during the bloody uprising against the Soviet regime. He began his career with associated British Picture Corporation in Borehamwood. He studied and worked his way through by being an assistant ... See full bio »

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The Changeling Director
(1980)
Species II Director
(1998)
The Krays Director
(1990)
The Ruling Class Director
(1972)

Filmography

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 2018 The Ghost of Peter Sellers (Documentary)
 2017 The Dating Game Killer (TV Movie)
 2015-2017 Hand of God (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Bird in Hand (2015)
 2014 The Assets (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- The Straw Poll (2014)
- Avenger (2014)
 2013-2014 Hannibal (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hassun (2014)
- Oeuf (2013)
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Iced (2009)
 2009 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Peekaboo (2009)
 2008 Sex and Lies in Sin City (TV Movie)
 2007 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 In Justice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Badge of Honor (2006)
 2006 Marple (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 South Beach (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2004 House (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2004 Peter Gabriel: Play (Video) (video "Modern Love")
 2004 7th Heaven (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Angel (2004)
 2001-2003 The Guardian (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Believe (2003)
- The Intersection (2003)
- Feeding Frenzy (2001)
 2003 Carnivàle (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Black Blizzard (2003)
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Buys (2002)
 2001 The Feast of All Saints (TV Movie)
 2000 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
 2000 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Painful Cuts (2000)
 1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Stalked (1999) ... (directed by)
 1994-1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Brotherly Love (1998)
- Deception (1997)
- Justice: Part 2 (1996)
- The Hat (1996)
- Colors (1995)
 1998 Species II
 1997 Falls Road (TV Movie)
 1997 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) (as Peter Medák)
 1996 Kindred: The Embraced (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1994 Pontiac Moon
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The New Arrival (1992)
 1990 The Krays
 1989 Nabokov on Kafka (TV Movie)
 1989 China Beach (TV Series) (1 episode)
- All About E.E.V. (1989)
 1988 Mount Royal (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Song of Orpheus (1987)
 1984-1987 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1985) ... (as Peter Medák)
- The Snow Queen (1985) ... (as Peter Medák)
- Pinocchio (1984)
 1985-1987 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Joy Ride/Shelter Skelter/Private Channel (1987) ... (segment "Private Channel")
- Shadow Play/Grace Note (1986) ... (segment "Grace Note")
- Profile in Silver/Button, Button (1986) ... (segment "Button, Button")
- Gramma/Personal Demons/Cold Reading (1986) ... (segment "Personal Demons")
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ground Zero (1987)
 1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cold War (1987)
 1985 Otherworld (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Princess Metra (1985)
 1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 Breakin' Through (TV Movie)
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Scene Steelers (1983)
 1982 Cosmic Princess (TV Movie)
 1982 Cry for the Strangers (TV Movie)
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Harts on Campus (1982)
 1981 Mistress of Paradise (TV Movie)
 1980 The Babysitter (TV Movie) (directed by)
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Arrangement (1978)
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Rack (1978)
 1978 The Odd Job
 1977 Peter Gabriel: Modern Love (Music Video short)
 1976-1977 Space: 1999 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Space Warp (1976)
 1977 The Rocking Horse Winner (TV Movie)
 1973 The Third Girl from the Left (TV Movie)
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Someone Waiting (1971) ... (directed by)
 1968 Negatives
 1965 Court Martial (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Music video: Directed Peter Gabriel's video "Modern Love".

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Alternate Names:

Peter Medák

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Julia Migenes  (divorced) | See more »
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