Paul Greengrass

Academy Award-nominated, BAFTA Award-winning English writer and film director

Paul Greengrass (born 13 August 1955) is an English movie director, movie producer, screenwriter, and former journalist. His best known work was Bloody Sunday. Other movies he directed included: Bourne action/thriller series: The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), and Jason Bourne (2016); United 93 (2006), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Director and received an Academy Award for Best Director nomination.[1][2]

Paul Greengrass
Japanese PM Abe Shinzo, Tom Hanks, Yakusho Koji, Paul Greengrass, Mitani Koki (cropped).jpg
Greengrass in 2013
Born (1955-08-13) 13 August 1955 (age 65)
Cheam, Surrey, England
Alma materQueens' College, Cambridge
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1978–present
Board member ofDirectors UK (president)


  1. "Paul Greengrass to receive BFI Fellowship at BFI London Film Festival Awards Ceremony". British Film Institute. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. "Harvey Weinstein's Shadow Hangs Over London Film Festival Awards". What's Worth Seeing. Retrieved 14 October 2017.