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Stephen Frears


Stephen Frears was born on June 20, 1941 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Stephen Arthur Frears. He is a director and producer, known for Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Philomena (2013) and The Queen (2006). He has been married to Anne Rothenstein since 1992. They have two children. He was previously married to Mary-Kay Wilmers. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 65 wins & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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Dangerous Liaisons
(1988)
Philomena
Philomena Director
(2013)
The Queen
The Queen Director
(2006)
Dirty Pretty Things
(2002)

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 2008 Skip Tracer (TV Movie)
 2007 The Making of 'The Queen' (TV Movie documentary) (uncredited)
 2003 The Deal (TV Movie)
 2000 Fail Safe (TV Movie)
 1986-1993 Screen Two (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Snapper (1993)
 1984 December Flower (TV Movie)
 1983 Saigon -Year of the Cat- (TV Movie)
 1983 The Last Company Car (TV Movie)
 1983 Walter & June (TV Movie)
 1982 Walter (TV Movie)
 1976-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Going Gently (1981)
- Play Things (1976)
 1980 Bloody Kids (TV Movie)
 1975-1979 Play for Today (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Early Struggles (1976)
 1979 One Fine Day (TV Movie)
 1979 Afternoon Off (TV Movie)
 1978 Doris and Doreen (TV Movie)
 1977-1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Cold Harbour (1978)
- Last Summer (1977)
 1977-1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Able's Will (1977)
 1977 Black Christmas (TV Movie)
 1975 Three Men in a Boat (TV Movie)
 1975 Daft As a Brush (TV Movie)
 1974 Second City Firsts (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Match of the Day (1974)
 1973 Sporting Scenes (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971-1973 Follyfoot (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Know-All's Nag (1971)
- Dora (1971)
 1973 The Cricket Match (TV Movie)
 1972 A Day Out (TV Movie)
 1970 Tom Grattan's War (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Badge of Fear (1970)
- The Coward (1970)
- Bridge of Death (1970)
- The Walking Bomb (1970)
 1969 Parkin's Patch (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Boys (1969) ... (as Steven Frears)
- The Deserter (1969)
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Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Isn't that what Joan Collins' success is based on? People love bitches. The more dreadful they are, the more awful things they say, the more heavenly they are. See more »

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Was an assistant to director Lindsay Anderson and actor Albert Finney at London's Royal Court Theatre. See more »

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Often makes movies about love triangles that end tragically See more »

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Gemini

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