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Mike Figgis
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Born in Carlisle, Cumbria
Born on 28th of February 1948

Born 1948 – Writer, director and composer.

Played keyboard in Bryan Ferry’s first band. First feature film was Stormy Monday (1988) followed by Internal Affairs (1990). Nominated for Academy Award for Best Directing and Best Screenplay for Leaving Las Vegas (1995). More recent films include Cold Manor Creek (2003).

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