Biography

Michael Cormac "Mike" Newell (born 28 March 1942) is an English director and producer of motion pictures for the screen and for television. After the release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in 2005, Newell became the third most commercially successful British director in recent years, behind Christopher Nolan and David Yates, as confirmed by the UK Film Council in their 2010 Statistical Yearbook. Newell won the BAFTA Award for Best Direction in 1994 for Four Weddings and a Funeral and the BAFTA Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing for his career prior to 2005.

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Michael Cormac "Mike" Newell (born 28 March 1942) is an English director and producer of motion pictures for the screen and for television. After the release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in 2005, Newell became the third most commercially successful British director in recent years, behind Christopher Nolan and David Yates, as confirmed by the UK Film Council in their 2010 Statistical Yearbook. Newell won the BAFTA Award for Best Direction in 1994 for Four Weddings and a Funeral and the BAFTA Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing for his career prior to 2005.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1942-03-28

Place of Birth St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2019 One Red Nose Day and a Wedding Director
2018 The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Director
2012 Great Expectations Director
2010 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Director
2007 Love in the Time of Cholera Director
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Director
2003 Mona Lisa Smile Director
2000 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid Director
1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Masks of Evil Director
1999 Pushing Tin Director
1997 Donnie Brasco Director
1995 An Awfully Big Adventure Director
1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral Director
1992 Into the West Director
1991 Enchanted April Director
1988 Soursweet Director
1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck Director
1985 The Good Father Director
1985 Dance with a Stranger Director
1983 Birth of a Nation Director
1982 Bad Blood Director
1980 The Awakening Director
1978 Destiny Director
1977 The Man in the Iron Mask Director
1976 Ready When You Are, Mr McGill Director
1975 Brassneck Director
1975 Mrs. Acland's Ghosts Director
1974 The Gift of Friendship Director
1974 Ms or Jill and Jack Director
1972 Just Your Luck Director
1972 Not Counting the Savages Director
1970 The Adventures of Don Quick (1 episode)Director
1970 Play for Today (5 episodes)Director
1965 Thirty-Minute Theatre (1 episode)Director

Production

2012 Great Expectations Executive Producer
2004 Huff (26 episodes)Producer
1999 200 Cigarettes Executive Producer

Acting

2011 Charlton Heston and Ben-Hur: A Personal Journey
1995 At Sundance as Himself

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