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Mike Leigh

Person  Male  Born 20/2/1943 

Categories: Cinema, Theatre

Writer and director of film and theatre.  Born Welwyn, brought up in Salford.  Trained at RADA then at East 15 Acting School where he met Alison Steadman, who he married in 1973.  Together they made a number of plays and films including: 'Nuts in May' and  'Abigail's Party'.  Divorced in 2001.  He has made a number of critically-aclaimed films including: 'High Hopes' and 'Secrets and Lives'.

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Mike Leigh & Alison Steadman

Unveiled by Simon Callow who has never worked on a Leigh movie though he and ...

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