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Steve Barron started in films as a camera assistant on epic productions such as Richard Donner's 'Superman', Richard Attenborough's 'A Bridge Too Far' and Ridley Scott's The Duellists (1977). He began directing music videos in the early eighties for The Jam, Human League, and Adam & the Ants, his work helping to inspire the formation of MTV. In ... See full bio »

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The Durrells Director
Coneheads Director


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 2022 Murder in Provence (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2022)
 2021 Around the World in 80 Days (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2021) ... (directed by)
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... (directed by)
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... (directed by)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (directed by)
- Episode #1.1 (2021)
 2019 Supervized
 2016-2019 The Durrells (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Episode #4.6 (2019)
- Episode #4.5 (2019)
- Episode #4.4 (2019)
- Episode #2.3 (2017)
- Episode #2.2 (2017)
 2013 Delete (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2013)
- Episode #1.1 (2013)
 2012 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
 2010 The Road Ahead (TV Short)
 2009 Slingers (Video short)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (video "Burning Up")
 2006 Choking Man
 2005 Culture Club: Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (videos "It's a Miracle", "Love Is Love", "God Thank You Woman")
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie)
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video documentary) (video "Billie Jean")
 2003 The Human League: The Very Best of (Video) (videos "Love Action [I Believe in Love]", "Don't You Want Me", "[Keep Feeling] Fascination", "Mirror Man", "Louise")
 2002 Best of Bowie (Video documentary) (videos "Underground", "As the World Falls Down")
 2000 Rat
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2000)
- Episode #1.1 (2000)
 1998 Merlin (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1998)
- Part 1 (1998)
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video) (video "Billie Jean")
 1993 Coneheads
 1992 Bryan Adams: Waking Up the Neighbours (Music Video) (video "There Will Never Be Another Tonight", as Steve Baron)
 1992 ZZ Top: Greatest Hits (Video)
 1992 Def Leppard: Let's Get Rocked (Music Video)
 1991 Natalie Cole: The Christmas Song (Music Video)
 1991 Natalie Cole: Unforgettable (Music Video)
 1991 Dire Straits: Heavy Fuel (Music Video)
 1991 A-ha: Headlines and Deadlines - The Hits of A-ha (Video) (videos "Take On Me", "Cry Wolf", "Manhattan Skyline", "Hunting High And Low", "Crying In The Rain", "The Sun Always Shines On TV")
 1991 Dire Straits: Calling Elvis (Music Video)
 1991 ZZ Top: Give It Up (Music Video)
 1990 A-ha: Crying in the Rain (Music Video)
 1988 Level 42: Heaven in My Hands (Music Video)
 1987-1988 The Storyteller (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Sapsorrow (1988)
- Fearnot (1987)
- Hans My Hedgehog (1987)
 1987 Heart: Who Will You Run To? (Music Video)
 1987 A-ha: The Living Daylights (Music Video)
 1987 A-ha: Manhattan Skyline (Music Video)
 1986 Paul McCartney: Pretty Little Head (Music Video short)
 1986 A-ha: Cry Wolf (Music Video)
 1986 A-ha: Hunting High and Low (Music Video)
 1986 David Bowie: Underground (Music Video)
 1986 Culture Club: God Thank You Woman (Music Video)
 1986 Sheena Easton: Magic of Love (Music Video)
 1985 Bryan Adams: Heaven (Version 2) (Music Video)
 1985 Culture Club: Love Is Love (Music Video)
 1985 Culture Club: The Dream (Music Video)
 1985 Dire Straits: Money for Nothing (Music Video)
 1985 Supertramp: Better Days (Music Video)
 1985 ZZ Top: Rough Boy (Music Video)
 1985 A-Ha: Take on Me (Music Video)
 1985 Supertramp: Cannonball (Music Video)
 1985 Toto: Holyanna (Music Video)
 1985 ZZ Top: Sleeping Bag (Music Video)
 1984 Bryan Adams: Reckless (Video) (as Steven Barron)
 1984 Culture Club: It's a Miracle (Music Video)
 1984 Eddy Grant: Boys in the Street (Music Video)
 1984 Toto: Angel Don't Cry (Music Video)
 1984 Toto: Stranger in Town (Music Video)
 1984 Bryan Adams: Heaven (Version 1) (Music Video)
 1984 Bryan Adams: Kids Wanna Rock (Music Video)
 1984 Bryan Adams: Somebody (Music Video)
 1984 Bryan Adams: Summer of '69 (Music Video)
 1984 Madonna (Video short) (video "Burning Up")
 1984 Bryan Adams: Run to You (Music Video)
 1984 The Human League: Louise (Music Video)
 1983 Bryan Adams: Cuts Like a Knife (Music Video)
 1983 Styx: Haven't We Been Here Before (Music Video)
 1983 Loverboy: Hot Girls in Love (Music Video)
 1983 Rod Stewart: Baby Jane (Music Video)
 1983 Bryan Adams: This Time (Music Video)
 1983 Tears for Fears: Pale Shelter (Music Video)
 1983 Michael Jackson: Billie Jean (Music Video) (uncredited)
 1983 Madonna: Burning Up (Music Video)
 1983 Eddy Grant: Electric Avenue (Music Video)
 1982 Kenny Loggins: Swear Your Love (Music Video)
 1982 Sheena Easton: Ice Out in the Rain (Music Video)
 1982 Toto: Rosanna (Music Video)
 1982 Kenny Loggins: Heart to Heart (Music Video)
 1982 Heaven 17: Let Me Go (Music Video)
 1982 Joe Jackson: Steppin' Out (Music Video)
 1982 Spandau Ballet: Lifeline (Music Video)
 1982 Toto: Africa (Music Video)
 1982 Sheena Easton: Machinery (Music Video)
 1981 Fleetwood Mac: Hold Me (Music Video)
 1981 Heaven 17: Penthouse and Pavement (Music Video)
 1981 Sheena Easton: For Your Eyes Only (Music Video)
 1980 Adam and the Ants: Antmusic (Music Video)
Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (4 credits)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed a-ha video "Train of Thought". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Steve Baron | Stephen Barron | Steven Barron

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The half-cartooned video he directed in 1985 for the song "Take On Me" video by the Norwegian pop trio a-ha was inspired by a comic he read as a child. See more »

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