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Hugh Hudson


Hugh Hudson was born on August 25, 1936 in London, England. He is a director and producer, known for Chariots of Fire (1981), Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) and I Dreamed of Africa (2000). He has been married to Maryam d'Abo since November 2003. He was previously married to Susan Caroline Michie. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011 Rupture: A Matter of Life OR Death (Documentary)
 2006 Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection (Video) (video "Amigos para siempre")
 1995 Lumière et compagnie (Documentary)
 1991 The King of Ads (Documentary) (segments "British Airways commercial, " "Fiat Strada commercial, " "Benson & Hedges I commercial, " "Courage Best Bitter, " "Britain's Railway commercial, " "Benson & Hedges II commercial, " "anti-drugs PSA, ", "Parker Pen Company commercial")
 1989 Lost Angels
 1985 Revolution
 1980 Fangio: Una vita a 300 all'ora (Documentary)
 1978 12 Squadron Buccaneers (Documentary short)
 1971 Irresistible
 1967 The Tortoise and the Hare (Short)
 1965 Design for Today (Documentary short)
 1963 A... is for Apple (Short)
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I couldn't get into the movies when I was 17. I wanted to work my way up through the whole system, but they wouldn't let me in. So I struggled and struggled to get into the mainline film industry. See more »

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He met his second wife actress Maryam d'Abo when she came to see him about wanting to play the leading role of Jane in his film Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984). She felt that he already had someone else in mind for the role, since Andie MacDowell played Jane in the finished film. Maryam didn't connect with him until 15 years later at a dinner party. They became involved ... See more »

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