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Stephen Poliakoff was born on December 1, 1952 in Holland Park, Kensington, London, England. He is a writer and director, known for Close My Eyes (1991), Perfect Strangers (2001) and Shooting the Past (1999). He has been married to Sandy Welch since 1983. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Close My Eyes Writer
(1991)
(2001)
(1999)
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 Summer of Rockets (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
 2016 Close to the Enemy (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2016)
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
  Dancing on the Edge (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode, 2013) (written by - 5 episodes, 2013)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (written by)
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
 2009 Glorious 39 (written by)
 2007 Capturing Mary (TV Movie) (written by)
 2007 A Real Summer (TV Movie)
 2007 Joe's Palace (TV Movie)
 2005 Gideon's Daughter (TV Movie)
 2005 Friends & Crocodiles (TV Movie)
 2003 The Lost Prince (TV Movie) (written by)
 2001 Perfect Strangers (TV Mini-Series) (script - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... (script)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (script)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (script)
 1999 Shooting the Past (TV Movie)
 1998 The Tribe (writer)
 1997 Food of Love
 1996 Frontiers (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Date-Rape (1996)
 1993 Century (writer)
 1991 Close My Eyes (written by)
 1989 Screen One (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- She's Been Away (1989) ... (writer)
 1987 Hidden City (writer)
 1985 Die doppelte Welt (TV Movie)
 1983 Runners (original story & screenplay)
 1977-1982 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Soft Targets (1982) ... (writer)
- Stronger Than the Sun (1977) ... (writer)
 1981 A természet lágy ölén (TV Movie)
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Caught on a Train (1980) ... (writer)
 1980 Bloody Kids (TV Movie) (original idea) / (screenplay)
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
- City Sugar (1978)
 1976 Plays for Britain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hitting Town (1976) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(March 27 to April 17, 1988) His play, "Breaking the Silence," was performed at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California with Howard Witt; Scott Fults; Kandis Chappell; Sally Smythe and Ken Ruta in the cast. Warner Shook was director. See more »

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Trivia:

He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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