Roland Joffé Overview

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Born: November 17, 1945

Born in London, England, Joffé was educated at Lycee Francaise and Carmel College. While studying English and drama at Manchester University, he became interested in theatre and began working with Frank Dunlop after graduation. The two would become founding members of the Young Vic Theatre. He joined Britain's National Theatre and then founded the company's first touring group under Lawrence Olivier. Joffé turned to television as a training director and eventually moved from the local... See All

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