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Alan Parker
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    (February 14, 1944- )
    Wrote and directed 'Bugsy Malone (1976),' 'Angel Heart (1987),' 'Come See the Paradise (1990),' 'The Road To Wellville (1994),' 'Evita (1996)' and 'Angela's Ashes (1999)'
    Also directed 'Midnight Express (1978),' 'Fame (1980),' 'Shoot the Moon (1982),' 'Pink Floyd The Wall (1982),' 'Birdy (1984),' 'Burning Mississippi (1988),' 'The Commitments (1991)' and 'The Life of David Gale (2003)'
    He directed the Madonna videos 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' and 'You Must Love Me' for the 'Evita' soundtrack
    Knighted in 2002
    He worked in advertising prior to directing television ads and feature films.
    Although extremely anti-Royalist and left wing he still accepted knighthood.
    He left his four children when he divorced his wife of 26 years (1992).
    He wrote and directed several musicals.
    In 1995 he was appointed C.B.E.
    Two of his sons from his first marriage composed the score for 'The Life of David Gale.'
    He was a founding member of the Directors' Guild of Great Britain.
    He is one of the leaders of The British Film Institute.
    He won best director BAFTAs for 'Midnight Express' and 'The Commitments.'
    He was twice nominated for Oscars (1979 and 1989).
    He admires British director Ken Loach.

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