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Alan Parker
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Born in Islington, London
Born on 14th of February 1944

Born 1944 - English film director.


Worked on televisions and as scriptwriter before film debut with Bugsy Malone (1976), followed by Midnight Express (1978), Birdy (1985) and Mississippi Burning (1988). Later films include The Commitments (1991), Evita (1996) and Angela’s Ashes (1999).

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