Alan Parker

Alan Parker

director, writer, producer

Alan Parker was born on Feb 14, 1944 in UK. Alan Parker's big-screen debut came with Melody directed by Waris Hussein in 1971. Alan Parker is known for The Life of David Gale directed by Alan Parker, Kate Winslet stars as Bitsey Bloom and Cleo King as Barbara Kreuster. Alan Parker has got 25 awards and 32 nominations so far. The most recent award Alan Parker achieved is Ghent International Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Alan Parker plays is Dad's Army which will be released on Feb 05, 2016.

The son of Elsie Ellen, a dressmaker, and William Leslie Parker, a house painter, Alan Parker was a London advertising copywriter in the 1960s and early 1970s with Collett Dickenson Pearce (CDP), an ad agency. He formed a partnership with David Puttnam as his producer (Puttnam had been a photographers' agent), and left CDP to become a full-time director of television commercials before moving onto feature films.

  • Birthday

    Feb 14, 1944
  • Place of Birth

    Islington, London, England, UK

Known For


25 wins & 32 nominations

Ghent International Film Festival
Winner - Joseph Plateau Honorary Award
BAFTA Awards
Winner - Academy Fellowship
Best Direction
Winner - BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Winner - BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Winner - BAFTA Film Award
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