Millar, Gavin

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Name
Millar, Gavin Gender: M
born on 11 January 1938 at 19:35 (= 7:35 PM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 20°57' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 19°37 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°02'



Biography

Scottish film director, critic and television presenter.

Millar was a film critic for The Listener from 1970 to 1984. He also contributed to Sight and Sound and The London Review of Books. With the film director Karel Reisz, he co-authored The Technique of Film Editing (1968). On television, he wrote, produced and presented Arena Cinema for the BBC from 1976 to 1980, and wrote and presented numerous other cinema and visual arts documentaries.

In 1980, he directed Dennis Potter's Cream in My Coffee for London Weekend Television, which received a BAFTA nomination. His first feature film as director was 1985's Dreamchild. His 1994 television film Pat and Margaret, featuring Victoria Wood, received a further BAFTA nomination, and Housewife, 49 (2006), a later collaboration with Wood, won the 2007 award.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file, source unknown.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film)
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Film)