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us: Frears, Stephen

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Stephen Arthur
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Leicester (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Trinity College (University of Cambridge)
        • Affiliation Start: 1960
        • Affiliation End: 1963
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Royal Court Theatre
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Motion pictures
          (lcsh) Motion picture industry
            (lcsh) Motion pictures--Production and direction
              (lcsh) Theater
                (lcsh) Theater--Production and direction
                  (lcsh) Television
                    (lcsh) Television--Production and direction
                      (lcsh) Feature films
                    • Occupation

                        (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
                          (lcsh) Theatrical producers and directors
                            (lcsh) Television producers and directors
                        • Sources

                          • found: Dangerous liaisons [VR] 1989: credits (directed by Stephen Frears)
                          • found: Hero, ©2012: opening credits (directed by Stephen Frears)
                          • found: Stephen Frears, c1994: p. 145 (Stephen Arthur Frears; b. 1941)
                          • found: 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))
                          • found: 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)
                          • found: 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)
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