Mike Newell Overview

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Born: March 28, 1942

Born in St. Albans, England, Mike Newell graduated with an English degree from Cambridge before getting a job with Granada Television in 1963 as a production trainee. He soon moved his way up through the ranks and by 1964 had directed his first TV documentary. Throughout his years with Granada, he directed dozens of shows and TV movies before graduating to motion pictures in 1980 with The Awakening, starring Charlton Heston. In 1985 he received critical acclaim for directing Miranda Richardson... See All

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