Alan Parker

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Alan Parker
Alan Parker (Director), London, 2012.jpg
Alan Parker at his Soho Offices, London, April 2008
Born Alan William Parker
(1944-02-14) 14 February 1944 (age 74)
Islington, London, England
Education Dame Alice Owen's School
Years active 1971-present

Sir Alan William Parker, CBE (born 14 February 1944) is a British movie director from Islington, London. One of his best known movies is Bugsy Malone (1975). He has won ten Academy Awards.

Early years[change | change source]

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.[1]

Filmography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alan Parker profile". Retrieved 9 April 2012. 

Other websites[change | change source]

Preceded by
Nick Park
NFTS Honorary Fellowship Succeeded by
David Yates