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Overview (3)

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Died in Widecombe, Devon, England, UK
Birth NameRobert Alexander Spiers

Mini Bio (1)

Bob Spiers was born on September 27, 1945 in Glasgow, Scotland as Robert Alexander Spiers. He was a director and producer, known for Spice World (1997), Fawlty Towers (1975) and Absolutely Fabulous (1992). He was married to Sophie Richardson and Anne Spiers. He died on December 8, 2008 in Widecombe, Devon, England.

Spouse (2)

Sophie Richardson (1992 - 8 December 2008) ( his death) ( 1 child)
Anne Spiers (? - 1984) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

He started out as an assistant floor manager, and went on to become one of the BBC's most prolific sitcom directors.
In the 1980s, he left the BBC and became a freelance director and producer.
Owned a restaurant in Ashburton, Devon.
Latterly resided in Acapulco, Mexico.

Personal Quotes (1)

Think of the people I work with. It's there in the scripts. I'm in safe hands. I simply have to bring it out. (interview with website "Joking Apart")

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