Anthony Minghella CBE
(1954-2008)

Died aged c. 54

Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 1954 – 18 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The English Patient (1996). In addition, he received three more Academy Award nominations; he was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for both The English Patient (1996) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), and was posthumously nominated for Best Picture for The Reader (2008), as a co-producer.

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Anthony Minghella playwright and film director lived here 1976 - 1981

168, Park Avenue, Hull, United Kingdom where they lived (1976-1981)

In loving memory of First Freeman of the Isle of Wight Anthony Minghella who loved and wrote about this place, born Ryde 6th January 1954 died 18th March 2008. 'This is my life now, the beach, these walks' from the play A Little Like Drowning

, Ryde, United Kingdom where they wrote about