John Boorman (
n/; born 18 January 1933) is an English
filmmaker who is best known for his feature films such as
Hell in the Pacific,
The Emerald Forest,
Hope and Glory,
The Tailor of Panama, and
Queen and Country. He has directed 22 films and received five
Academy Award nominations.
Boorman was born in
Middlesex, England, the son of Ivy (
née Chapman) and George Boorman.
 He was educated at the
Salesian School in
Surrey, even though his family was not