Biography

Roger Spottiswoode is a Canadian-born film director and writer, who began his career as an editor in the 1970s. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario. He has directed a number of notable films and television productions, including Under Fire (1983) and the 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies starring Pierce Brosnan. Spottiswoode was one of the writing team responsible for 48 Hrs. starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte. In 2000, he directed the science fiction action thriller The 6th Day starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Roger Spottiswoode is a Canadian-born film director and writer, who began his career as an editor in the 1970s. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario. He has directed a number of notable films and television productions, including Under Fire (1983) and the 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies starring Pierce Brosnan. Spottiswoode was one of the writing team responsible for 48 Hrs. starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte. In 2000, he directed the science fiction action thriller The 6th Day starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1945-01-05

Place of Birth Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Beach House Director
2016 A Street Cat Named Bob Director
2014 Midnight Sun Director
2012 Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness Director
2008 The Children of Huang Shi Director
2007 Shake Hands With the Devil Director
2005 Ripley Under Ground Director
2003 Spinning Boris Director
2003 Ice Bound - A Woman's Survival at the South Pole Director
2002 The Matthew Shepard Story Director
2000 The 6th Day Director
2000 Noriega: God's Favorite Director
1997 Tomorrow Never Dies Director
1997 Murder Live! Director
1995 Hiroshima Director
1994 Mesmer Director
1993 And the Band Played On Director
1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Director
1990 Air America Director
1989 Turner & Hooch Director
1989 Third Degree Burn Director
1988 Shoot to Kill Director
1987 The Last Innocent Man Director
1986 The Best of Times Director
1983 Under Fire Director
1982 The Renegades Director
1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper Director
1980 Terror Train Director

Editing

1975 Hard Times Editor
1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Editor
1971 Straw Dogs Editor

Production

2012 Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness Producer
1978 Who'll Stop the Rain Associate Producer

Writing

1990 Another 48 Hrs. Screenplay
1982 48 Hrs. Author

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