Knowledge Identifier: +Michael_Apted
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1941.
Countries: United Kingdom (50%), United States (38%), Russia (4%)
Linked to: City of London School, Downing College, Cambridge, Soviet Union
In 1976 he directed a play in the Granada TV Series " Laurence Olivier Presents"
In 1979 he directed the Hollywood-financed "Agatha", featuring Vanessa Redgrave
Apted directed the 1999 James Bond film "The World Is Not Enough", the first Bond film in which the main villain is a woman
Patricia Wright - In 2001, she was one of only seven scientists profiled in "Me & Isaac Newton", an inspiring film directed by Michael Apted, creator of the classic Up Series of films
On 29 June 2003 he was elected president of the Directors Guild of America
Toronto Film Festival - Apted directed "Amazing Grace" which premiered at the closing of the Toronto Film Festival in 2006
Pierce Brosnan - In 2006, Brosnan narrated "The Official Film of the 2006 FIFA World Cup", directed by Michael Apted