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Mike Figgis


When young he lived with his four brothers and sisters in a council house in Newcastle Upon Tyne then when 14 the family moved to Thornyburn near Bellingham where he made his first film, 'Redheugh'. He qualified in Newcastle as a music teacher and played in a band, 'The Gasboard' with Brian Ferry before going to London to study music for 3 years ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(1995)
Stormy Monday Director
(1988)
Timecode Director
(2000)
(2012)

Filmography

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 2019 Somebody Up There Likes Me (Documentary)
 2018 The Affair (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (2018)
 2015/V Mara (Short)
 2015 Kudelski (Short)
 2011 China-Town (Short)
 2011 Lucrezia Borgia (Short)
 2010 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2009 3 Minute Wonder (TV Series documentary short) (4 episodes)
- Jeff Koons (2009)
- Dan Flavin (2009)
- Marcel Duchamp (2009)
 2009 Razorlight: Hostage of Love (Music Video)
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2008)
 2007 The 4 Dreams of Miss X (Video short)
 2007 Piazza Di Spagna (Short)
 2006 Tied Up at the Office (Short)
 2004 Co/Ma (Documentary)
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cold Cuts (2004)
 2003 Cold Creek Manor: Alternate Ending (Video short)
 2003 Cold Creek Manor: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
 2003 The Blues (TV Mini Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (segment "About Time 2")
 2001 The Battle of Orgreave (Documentary)
 2001 Hotel
 2000 Un matin partout dans le monde (TV Short)
 2000 David Gray: Babylon, Version 2 (Music Video)
 2000 Timecode
 1999 Miss Julie
 1997 Flamenco Women (Documentary)
 1994 Vivienne Westwood on Liberty (Documentary short)
 1993 Mr. Jones
 1991 Liebestraum
 1988 Stormy Monday
 1984 The House (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 2006, began work on The Four Dreams of Miss X, a series of short promotional films for the lingerie company Agent Provocateur. All four featured the model Kate Moss in the title role and were released online during late 2006 and early 2007. The individual titles were "Shadows", "Scale", "Exhibitionist" (which featured a ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

6' 0¼" (1.84 m)

Relatives:

Jonathan Figgis (cousin) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I could write a short thesis on why there were so many men in the film industry and I'd say it was to do with the weight of the equipment. One can understand how a hierarchy of men, a film crew, has built up. In order for us to handle 100 to 150 large men who are carrying equipment almost like an army unit, then it makes sense to put a man in charge of all of that because there are gender issues ... See more »

Trivia:

He's been lost to America where he's made Internal Affairs, Night and the City and Liebestraum for which he also wrote the script and music. In 95 he directed Albert Finney in a remake of The Browning Version which was produced by Ridley Scott. See more »

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