Michael Apted

Michael Apted

  • Born on
    • February 10th, 1941
  • Died on
    • January 8th, 2021
Michael David Apted, CMG (10 February 1941 – January 2021) was a British director, producer, writer and actor. One of the most prolific English film directors of his generation, he is known for directing: the Up series (1964–), the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough (1999), and the American film, Coal Miner's Daughter (1980); the latter being nominated for seven Academy Awards, including for the Best Picture. He also directed Nell (1994), which received three Golden Globe Award nominations and one Academy Award nomination. On 29 June 2003, he was elected president of the Directors' Guild of America. He returned to television, directing the first three episodes of the TV series Rome (2005). Apted directed Amazing Grace, which premiered at the closing of the Toronto International Film Festival in 2006. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the 2008 Birthday Honours.

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Acting (1 Credits)

1985Spies Like Us as Ace Tomato Agent

Writer (1 Credits)


Himself (11 Credits)

2020Belushi as Self (archive footage)
201963 Up as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)
201963 Up as Self (interviewer) (uncredited)
2014Bending the Light as Himself (voice)
201256 Up as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)
200549 Up as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)
199842 Up as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)
199135 Up as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)
198428 Up as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)
197721 Up as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)
19707 Plus Seven as Himself - Interviewer/Narrator (voice)(uncredited)

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