Alan Parker

English film producer and director

Sir Alan William Parker, CBE (born 14 February 1944) is a British movie director from Islington, London. One of his best known movies is Bugsy Malone (1975). He has won ten Academy Awards.


Alan Parker

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Alan Parker at his Soho Offices, London, April 2008
Alan William Parker

(1944-02-14) 14 February 1944 (age 76)
Islington, London, England
EducationDame Alice Owen's School
Years active1971-present

Early yearsEdit

Parker was born into a working-class family in Islington, North London, the son of Elsie Ellen, a dressmaker, and William Leslie Parker, a house painter.[1]



  1. "Alan Parker profile". Retrieved 9 April 2012.

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Preceded by
Nick Park
NFTS Honorary Fellowship Succeeded by
David Yates