John Schlesinger

Biography

John Richard Schlesinger, CBE, was an English film and stage director, and actor. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Midnight Cowboy, and was nominated for two other films (Darling and Sunday Bloody Sunday).

Schlesinger was born in London, into a middle class Jewish family. H...

22 titles Directing Acting Writing

4.7

The Next Best Thing

2000 · Director

6.4

The Tale of Sweeney Todd

1998 · Director

6.2

Eye for an Eye

1996 · Director

7.3

Cold Comfort Farm

1995 · Director

5.7

The Innocent

1993 · Director

7.9

A Question of Attribution

1991 · Director

6.4

Pacific Heights

1990 · Director

6.7

Madame Sousatzka

1988 · Director

6.1

The Believers

1987 · Director

6.8

The Falcon and the Snowman

1985 · Director

7.7

An Englishman Abroad

1983 · Director

7.7

Separate Tables

1983 · Director

5.1

Honky Tonk Freeway

1981 · Director

6.4

Yanks

1979 · Director

7.5

Marathon Man

1976 · Director

7.1

The Day of the Locust

1975 · Director

7.2

Sunday Bloody Sunday

1971 · Director

7.9

Midnight Cowboy

1969 · Director

7.2

Far from the Madding Crowd

1967 · Director

7.2

Darling

1965 · Director

7.4

Billy Liar

1963 · Director

7.4

A Kind of Loving

1962 · Director

2 titles Directing Acting Writing

6.8

The Twilight of the Golds

1996 · Dr. Adrian Lodge

7.2

Darling

1965 · Theatre Director

2 titles Directing Acting Writing

6.7

Madame Sousatzka

1988 · Screenplay

7.2

Darling

1965 · Idea