Nicolas Roeg

Director, Director of photography, Producer
Nicolas Roeg started working in the film industry at the age of 19 at the Marylebone Studio, where he was a tea-boy and assisted in the dubbing of French films. Roeg then went to work for MGM's London studios, where he ... Read more »
Born: 08/14/1928 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Director (21)

Puffball 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

Samson and Delilah 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Director

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles 1991 - 1993, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Director

Two Deaths 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Hotel Paradise 1995 (Movie)

(Director)

Cold Heaven 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Director

The Witches 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

Aria 1988 (Movie)

("Un Ballo in Maschera") (Director)

Track 29 1988 (Movie)

(Director)

Castaway 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

Insignificance 1985 (Movie)

(Director)

Eureka 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

Bad Timing 1979 (Movie)

(Director)

The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

Don't Look Now 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Walkabout 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

Performance 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

Full Body Massage (TV Show)

Director

Heart of Darkness (TV Show)

Director

Samson and Delilah (Movie)

(Director)
Camera, Film, & Tape (13)

Walkabout 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Performance 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Petulia 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Casino Royale 1967 (Movie)

(Photography)

Far From the Madding Crowd 1967 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fahrenheit 451 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Code 7, Victim 5! 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Nothing But the Best 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Caretaker 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Masque of the Red Death 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The System 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lawrence of Arabia 1962 (Movie)

camera operator 2nd unit (Camera Operator)
Writer (3)

Puffball 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Aria 1988 (Movie)

("Un Ballo in Maschera") (Screenplay)

The Man Who Fell to Earth 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Story By
Producer (1)

Without You I'm Nothing 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Actor (1)

Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance 1998 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Nicolas Roeg started working in the film industry at the age of 19 at the Marylebone Studio, where he was a tea-boy and assisted in the dubbing of French films. Roeg then went to work for MGM's London studios, where he slowly moved his way up the ladder to become a camera operator. He did second-unit photography for "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) and finally became a director of photography on such films as "The Caretaker" (1963), "Fahrenheit 451" (1966), "Far From the Madding Crowd" (1967) and "Petulia" (1968).

Relationships

Jack Nicolas Roeg

Father

Mabel Gertrude Roeg

Mother

Joscelin Roeg

Son
mother, Susan Stephen

Luc Roeg

Son
born c. 1962 mother Susan Stephen made hundreds of music videos during the 1980s associate producer of "Un Ballo in Maschera" segment of "Aria" (1987) directed by father produced first film "Big Time" (1988) also produced "Let Him Have It" (1991) producer of "Two Deaths" (1992) directed by father became head of independent films at the London office of William Morris in 1998

Maxim Roeg

Son
mother, Theresa Russell

Nicolas Roeg

Son
mother, Susan Stephen

Sholto Roeg

Son
mother, Susan Stephen

Stratten Roeg

Son
mother, Theresa Russell

Theresa Russell

Wife
Divorced

Susan Stephen

Wife

EDUCATION

Mercers School

Milestones

1999

At the Cannes Film Festival, announced plans to direct the feature "Night Train", based on Martin Amis' novel

1996

Directed the TNT biblical movie "Samson and Delilah"

1992

Helmed episode of the US TV series "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles"

1990

Directed the satirical "The Witches", featuring Anjelica Huston

1989

TV directorial debut for "Sweet Bird of Youth"

1980

First collaboration with actress Theresa Russell, "Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession"

1973

Helmed the cult classic thriller "Don't Look Now", starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie

1970

First film as solo director, "Walkabout"

1969

First film as co-director (with Donald Cammell), "Performance"

1963

First earned recognition as dop with Roger Corman's "The Masque of the Red Death"

1961

Debut as director of photography with "On Information Received"

1960

First work as second-unit photographer

1950

Moved to MGM's London studios as clapper boy, assistant to camera crew

1947

Began working at London's Marylebone Studio as dubber and assistant editor

Served as projectionist for army unit during WWII

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