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Alan Parker

Alan Parker (Director), London, 2012.jpg
Alan Parker at his Soho Offices, London, April 2008
Alan William Parker

(1944-02-14)14 February 1944
Islington, London, England
Died31 July 2020(2020-07-31) (aged 76)
London, England
EducationDame Alice Owen's School
Years active1971-2020

Sir Alan William Parker, (14 February 1944 – 31 July 2020) was a British movie director from Islington, London. One of his best known movies is Bugsy Malone (1975).

Early years

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]


Parker died in London on 31 July 2020 at age 76.[2]



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Preceded by
Nick Park
NFTS Honorary Fellowship
Succeeded by
David Yates