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Sir Alan Parker was a director, writer and producer. His feature films have won nineteen BAFTA awards, ten Golden Globes and ten Oscars. His films include Bugsy Malone, Midnight Express, Mississippi Burning, The Commitments, Evita, Fame, Birdy, Angel Heart and Angela’s Ashes. He was founding chairman of the UK Film Council, a position he held for five years, and prior to that was chairman of the BFI. Sir Alan received the CBE in 1995 and a knighthood in 2002. He was also an Officier Des Arts et Lettres (France).
Monday, February 14, 1944, Islington, London, England, UK
Friday, July 31, 2020
1971 MelodyOriginal Story and Screenplay 1976 Bugsy MaloneScreenplay and Director 1978 Midnight ExpressDirector 1980 FameDirector 1982 Pink Floyd – The WallDirector 1984 BirdyDirector 1987 Angel HeartScreenplay and Director 1988 Mississippi BurningDirector 1991 The CommitmentsDirector and Eejit Record Producer 1994 The Road to WellvilleScreenplay, Producer, and Director 1996 EvitaProducer, Screenplay, Director, and Tormented Film Director 1999 Angela's AshesProducer, Screenplay, Director, and Dr. Campbell 2001 Stanley Kubrick: A Life in PicturesSelf 2003 The Life of David GaleProducer, Director, and Partygoer (uncredited) 2016 Dad's ArmyExecutive ProducerLimited to the 15 most popular items