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Alan Parker

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Alan Parker at his Soho Offices, London, April 2008
Born
Alan William Parker

(1944-02-14)14 February 1944
Islington, London, England
Died 31 July 2020(2020-07-31) (aged 76)
London, England
Education Dame Alice Owen's School
Occupation
Years active 1971-2020

Sir Alan William Parker, CBE (14 February 1944 – 31 July 2020) was a British movie director from Islington, London. One of his best known movies is Bugsy Malone (1975).

Early years

Parker was born into a working-class family in Islington, North London, the son of Elsie Ellen, a dressmaker, and William Leslie Parker, a house painter.

Death

Parker died in London on 31 July 2020 at age 76.

Filmography

  • Melody (1971) (writer only)
  • Our Cissy (1974) (short film)
  • Footsteps (1974) (short film)
  • The Evacuees (TV, 1975)
  • Bugsy Malone (1976)
  • Midnight Express (1978)
  • Fame (1980)
  • Shoot the Moon (1982)
  • Pink Floyd—The Wall (1982)
  • Birdy (1984)
  • Angel Heart (1987)
  • Mississippi Burning (1988)
  • Come See the Paradise (1990)
  • The Commitments (1991)
  • The Road to Wellville (1994)
  • Evita (1996)
  • Angela's Ashes (1999)
  • The Life of David Gale (2003)
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