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Anthony Minghella
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Born in Ryde, Isle of Wight
Born on 6th of January 1954
Died on 18th of March 2008

Born 1954 – died 2008 Film director, playwright and screenwriter.

Worked in television on Grange Hill and Inspector Morse. Had success with his drama Truly, Madly, Deeply when it was released into cinema in 1990. Won Academy Award for his work as director on The English Patient (1996). Made his operatic debut with Madam Butterfly in 2005.

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