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John Madden was born on April 8, 1949 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. He is a director and producer, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and The Debt (2010). See full bio »

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Shakespeare in Love
The Debt
The Debt Director
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 2013 Masters of Sex (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2013)
 2010/I The Debt
 2008 Killshot
 2005 Proof
 1997 Mrs Brown
 1996 Truth or Dare (TV Movie)
 1990-1995 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Dead on Time (1992)
- Promised Land (1991)
 1995 Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (TV Movie)
 1994 Screen One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Meat (1994)
 1993 Golden Gate
 1993 Ethan Frome
 1991 The Storyteller: Greek Myths (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1990 The Widowmaker (TV Movie)
 1989 After the War (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Final Demands (1989)
- Winds of Change (1989)
- Fathers and Sons (1989)
 1987 A Wreath of Roses (TV Movie)
 1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Grown-Ups (1985)
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Poppyland (1985)
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Directed the radio adaptations of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), originally broadcast on National Public Radio. See more »

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Developed as a director in the British independent film industry. See more »

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