Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh, OBE is an English writer and director of film and theatre.

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Attributes
Jewish , Jewish person , atheist , male , English ,  …
Birthday
the 20th of February
Born
1943 , February 1943 , February 20th 1943 , the United Kingdom , England ,  …
Directed
Happy-Go-Lucky , Naked , Vera Drake , Secrets & Lies , Topsy-Turvy ,  …
Educated
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art , Camberwell College of Arts
Employer
London Film School
First Name
"Mike"
Gender
male
Height
1.7 metres (5.6 feet)
Last Name, Rare Terms
"Leigh"
Legal name, Full name
"Mike Leigh"
Nationality
british , canadian , english
Occupation
actor , film director , Screenwriter
Quotes
"It creeps up on you and becomes an obsession. It comes out of watching a million movies." , "Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity."
Residence
Muswell Hill, England
Spouse
Alison Steadman
Starred in
Welcome to Hollywood
Won
Cannes Best Director Award
Wrote for Screen
Happy-Go-Lucky , Evita , Naked , Vera Drake , Secrets & Lies ,  …

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