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Dick Clement, OBE (born 5 September 1937) is an English writer. Born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, Clement was educated at Bishop's Stortford College and is best known for his writing partnership with Ian La Frenais. Generally, Clement and La Frenais write comedies, or dramas with a comic tone. They are known for television series including, The Likely Lads, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Porridge, Lovejoy and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. They have also written various other works for TV and a number of films, including The Commitments (with Roddy Doyle), Goal!, Flushed Away, Across The Universe and The Bank Job. They also wrote film versions of some of their television successes, which Clement himself usually directed. Both have been resident in the U.S. since the 1980s and have worked on such series as The Tracey Ullman Show, as well as uncredited script doctoring on films like Never Say Never Again, The Rock (1996) and Bad Boys 2. They also continue to write for British TV. Clement was awarded an OBE in the Queen's 2007 Birthday Honours list.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Dick Clement, OBE (born 5 September 1937) is an English writer. Born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, Clement was educated at Bishop's Stortford College and is best known for his writing partnership with Ian La Frenais. Generally, Clement and La Frenais write comedies, or dramas with a comic tone. They are known for television series including, The Likely Lads, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Porridge, Lovejoy and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. They have also written various other works for TV and a number of films, including The Commitments (with Roddy Doyle), Goal!, Flushed Away, Across The Universe and The Bank Job. They also wrote film versions of some of their television successes, which Clement himself usually directed. Both have been resident in the U.S. since the 1980s and have worked on such series as The Tracey Ullman Show, as well as uncredited script doctoring on films like Never Say Never Again, The Rock (1996) and Bad Boys 2. They also continue to write for British TV. Clement was awarded an OBE in the Queen's 2007 Birthday Honours list.

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Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1937-09-05

Place of Birth Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2014 Spies of Warsaw(1 episode)Writer
2013 Spies of WarsawWriter
2011 Killing BonoScreenplay
2008 The Bank JobScreenplay
2007 Across the UniverseScreenplay
2006 Flushed AwayStory
2006 Flushed AwayScreenplay
2005 Goal!: The Dream BeginsScreenplay
2005 ArchangelScreenplay
2000 HonestWriter
1998 Still CrazyWriter
1996 Tracey Takes On...(58 episodes)Writer
1991 The CommitmentsScreenplay
1990 Freddie and Max(6 episodes)Writer
1988 Vice VersaWriter
1986 Lovejoy(5 episodes)Writer
1983 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet(6 episodes)Writer
1979 The Prisoner of ZendaScreenplay
1979 PorridgeWriter
1976 The Likely LadsWriter
1974 Porridge(6 episodes)Writer
1974 Thick As Thieves(8 episodes)Writer
1971 To Catch a SpyWriter
1971 VillainScreenplay
1969 Hannibal BrooksScreenplay
1968 OtleyScreenplay
1961 Comedy Playhouse(1 episode)Writer

Directing

1985 WaterDirector
1983 BullshotDirector
1982 Anyone for Denis?(1 episode)Director
1979 PorridgeDirector
1979 To Russia... With EltonDirector
1974 Porridge(1 episode)Director
1971 To Catch a SpyDirector
1970 A Severed HeadDirector
1968 OtleyDirector
1961 Comedy Playhouse(1 episode)Director

Production

1998 Still CrazyExecutive Producer
1996 Tracey Takes On...(58 episodes)Producer
1988 Vice VersaProducer
1964 The Likely Lads(20 episodes)Producer

Creator

2014 Spies of WarsawCreator
1978 Going StraightCreator
1975 On the Rocks (US)Creator
1974 PorridgeCreator

Acting

2016 Peter Cook and Dudley Moore: The Missing Sketches as Himself
2016 British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves as Himself
2005 Drama Connections(1 episode)
1982 Wogan(1 episode)

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