Michael Deeley

Michael Deeley

Highest Rated: 92% The Deer Hunter (1978)

Lowest Rated: 43% Convoy (1978)

Birthday: Aug 06, 1932

Birthplace: London, England, UK

The creative force behind dozens of critical and commercial movie successes, British producer Michael Deeley has served as managing director of several independent and studio-based production companies since the late '50s. Deeley, a London native, began his film career as an assistant editor for directors such as Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Jacques Tati. After producing British-made comedies and B-films, in the late '60s Deeley began doing contract work for a number of giant Hollywood studios. His first major box office successes were the Paramount-distributed 1969 caper film "The Italian Job" and the 1971 Peter O'Toole war drama "Murphy's War." During the '70s, Deeley served as managing director of British Lion Films, working with visionary director Nicolas Roeg on his 1976 sci-fi feature "The Man Who Fell to Earth." Deeley went on to share a Best Picture Oscar for his work on the 1978 post-Vietnam War drama "The Deer Hunter" and earned cult adoration for his work on the Ridley Scott-directed 1982 sci-fi noir "Blade Runner." In the early '90s, Deeley found success on TV as head of Consolidated Entertainment, serving as executive producer on the 1991 made-for-TV biopic "Young Catherine."

Filmography

Movies

Credit
90% 91% Blade Runner Producer $3.9M 1982
92% 92% The Deer Hunter Producer - 1978
43% 73% Convoy Executive Producer - 1978
82% 69% The Man Who Fell to Earth Producer $81.8K 1976
No Score Yet 61% Murphy's War Producer - 1971
83% 85% The Italian Job Producer - 1969
No Score Yet 17% The Body Stealers Producer - 1968
80% 84% Robbery Producer - 1967
No Score Yet 40% One Way Pendulum Producer - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet At the Stroke of Nine Writer (Screenplay),
Producer
- 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn Producer - 1956

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