John Boorman

John Boorman
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Boorman at the San Sebastián International Film Festival in September 2006
Born (1933-01-18) 18 January 1933 (age 84)
Shepperton, Surrey, England
Occupation Filmmaker
Years active 1962–present
Spouse(s) Christel Kruse
Isabella Weibrecht
Children 7, including Charley, and Katrine Boorman

John Boorman ( n/; born 18 January 1933) is an English filmmaker who is best known for his feature films such as Point Blank, Hell in the Pacific, Deliverance, Zardoz, Excalibur, The Emerald Forest, Hope and Glory, The General, The Tailor of Panama, and Queen and Country. He has directed 22 films and received five Academy Award nominations.

Early life

Boorman was born in Shepperton, Surrey, England, the son of Ivy ( née Chapman) and George Boorman. [1] He was educated at the Salesian School in Chertsey, Surrey, even though his family was not Roman Catholic.

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