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Frears, Stephen

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Personal name headingFrears, Stephen
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Associated placeHollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Birth date19410620
Place of birthLeicester (England)
Field of activityMotion pictures Motion picture industry Motion pictures--Production and direction Theater Theater--Production and direction Television Television--Production and direction Feature films
AffiliationTrinity College (University of Cambridge)
Royal Court Theatre
Profession or occupationMotion picture producers and directors Theatrical producers and directors Television producers and directors
Found inDangerous liaisons [VR] 1989: credits (directed by Stephen Frears)
Hero, ©2012: opening credits (directed by Stephen Frears)
Stephen Frears, c1994: p. 145 (Stephen Arthur Frears; b. 1941)
Katz, E. The film encyclopedia, ©2008: page 514 (Stephen Frears; director; born June 20, 1941, Leicester, England; graduate of Cambridge law school; Lindsay Anderson's assistant at the Royal Court Theatre; directed for British TV; emerged in the 80s as one of Britain's freshest and most original talents; first Hollywood film, Dangerous liaisons (1988))
International dictionary of films and filmmakers, ©2000: volume 2, pages 354-356 (Stephen Frears; born, Leicester, Great Britain, 20 June 1941; studied law at Cambridge University, 1960-1963; assistant at the Royal Court Theatre, 1964; assistant on films from 1966; directed first film in 1967; director and producer for TV, from 1969; during the 1980s directed a blistering series of features; first film made in Hollywood, The grifters)
BFI Screenonline, via WWW, June 11, 2015 (Stephen Frears; established in feature films since the mid-80s, has enjoyed a successful, if uneven, career in both Britain and Hollywood; born on 20 June 1941 in Leicester; educated at Gresham's School, Norfolk, he studied law at Trinity College, Cambridge between 1960 and 1963)
Associated languageeng