Michael Cormac Newell (born 28 March 1942) is an English director and producer of motion pictures for film and television. Newell is best known for directing the films Four Weddings and a Funeral, Donnie Brasco, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
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- c. 1960–present
Mike Newell, Director: Four Weddings and a Funeral. Attended Cambridge University. Three year training course at Granada Television, with intention of going into theatre. Graduated to directing TV plays, building strong reputation for work with David Hare, David Edgar, Hohn, John Osborne, Jack Rosenthal.
After first establishing himself as a craftsman of character-driven dramas and lighthearted romantic comedies in his native England, director Mike Newell ventured across the pond to direct several ...
Michael Cormac Newell: Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m) ... became the first British director the film ... In 2005 Mike received the honorary degree of Doctor of Arts from the ...
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Michael Cormac Newell was born 28 March, 1942, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. He attended Cambridge University and then spent three years training at Granada Television.
Newell directed various British Television shows from the 1960s onwards (Such as Spindoe (1968), credited as Cormac Newell, and Big Breadwinner Hog). However, he eventually graduated into film direction and then he went on to make the horror film The Awakening (1980) and Bad Blood (1981) about a New Zealand mass murderer. His first film was The Man in the Iron Mask (1977), made for TV. His first critically acclaimed movie was Dance with a Stranger (1985), a biographical drama starring Miranda...The Awakening(1980)Bad Blood(1981)Dance with a Stranger(1985)The Good Father(1985)Mike Newell can briefly be heard in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as the voice of the radio announcer at the start of the film, when Frank Bryce sees the lights go on i...Currently at age 73, he is the oldest person to direct a Harry Potter film.Mike Newell at the Internet Movie DatabaseMike Newell on Wikipedia
- March 28, 1942
On 28-3-1942 Mike Newell (nickname: Mike) was born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He made his 15 million dollar fortune with The Man in the Iron Mask, Donnie Brasco, Great Expectations. The director is married to , his starsign is Aries and he is now 78 years of age.
Newell served as executive producer on several projects, including ‘Traffic’ (2000) and ‘High Fidelity’ (2000). As the director of ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’ (2005), Newell became the first British director to helm an instalment of the hugely popular franchise.
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