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Simon McBurney is a Actor, Story and Executive producer British born on 25 august 1957 at Cambridge (United-kingdom)

Simon McBurney

Simon McBurney
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Birth name Simon Montagu McBurney
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 25 august 1957 (61 years) at Cambridge (United-kingdom)
Awards Laurence Olivier Award, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Simon Montagu McBurney, OBE (born 25 August 1957) is an English actor, writer and director. He is the founder and artistic director of the Théâtre de Complicité, London. He has had roles in the films The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Friends with Money (2006), The Golden Compass (2007), The Duchess (2008), Robin Hood (2010), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Magic in the Moonlight (2014), and The Theory of Everything (2014).

Biography

He lives in London with his wife and two children. In the 2005 New Year Honours, McBurney was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) "for services to Drama".

Best films

The Conjuring 2 (2016)
(Actor)
Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
(Story)
The Theory of Everything (2014)
(Actor)
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
(Actor)

Usually with

Tim Bevan
Tim Bevan
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Simon McBurney (34 films)

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Actor

Untitled Donald Crowhurst film
Directed by James Marsh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Andrew Buchan, Ken Stott, Simon McBurney
Roles Sir Francis Chichester
Rating60% 3.0005453.0005453.0005453.0005453.000545
1968. Donald Crowhurst, un homme d’affaires anglais, passionné par la voile, est au bord de la faillite. Pour sauver son entreprise et vivre l’aventure dont il rêve depuis toujours, il décide de participer à la première course à la voile en solitaire pour remporter le grand prix. Soutenu par sa femme et ses enfants, il se lance alors dans cette incroyable odyssée à travers les mers du monde. Mais mal préparé et face à lui-même, Crowhurst rencontre très vite de graves difficultés…
The Mercy
The Mercy (2018)

Directed by James Marsh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Andrew Buchan, Ken Stott, Simon McBurney
Roles Sir Francis Chichester
Rating60% 3.0005453.0005453.0005453.0005453.000545
1968. Donald Crowhurst est un homme d’affaires anglais, passionné par la voile. Pour sauver son entreprise de la faillite, il décide de participer au Golden Globe Challenge, un tour du monde en solitaire. Il souhaite ainsi remporter le grand prix. Avec le soutien de sa femme et ses enfants, Donald va donc se lancer dans cette incroyable aventure. Cependant, peu préparé, il va très vite devoir faire face à de graves difficultés.
The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist
Directed by James Wan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Frances O'Connor, Simon McBurney, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Javier Botet
Roles Maurice Grosse
Rating73% 3.698093.698093.698093.698093.69809
Lorraine et Ed Warren se rendent dans le nord de Londres pour venir en aide à une mère qui élève seule ses quatre enfants dans une maison hantée par des esprits maléfiques. Il s'agira d'une de leurs enquêtes paranormales les plus terrifiantes…
The Conjuring 2, 2h14
Directed by James Wan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Films about religion, Demons in film, Ghost films
Actors Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Frances O'Connor, Simon McBurney, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Sterling Jerins
Roles Maurice Grosse
Rating73% 3.6980653.6980653.6980653.6980653.698065
Lorraine et Ed Warren se rendent dans le nord de Londres pour venir en aide à une mère qui élève seule ses quatre enfants dans une maison hantée par des esprits maléfiques. Il s'agira d'une de leurs enquêtes paranormales les plus terrifiantes…
Allied
Allied (2016)
, 2h4
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Spy films
Actors Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Lizzy Caplan, Simon McBurney, Jared Harris, Anton Lesser
Roles S.O.E. Official
Rating70% 3.5460053.5460053.5460053.5460053.546005
Durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, à Casablanca en 1942, un espion canadien du SOE, Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), et une espionne française, Marianne Beauséjour (Marion Cotillard), doivent former un couple pour les besoins d'une mission visant à tuer l'ambassadeur allemand. Après quelques jours, les faux sentiments deviennent réels. Une fois la mission accomplie, Max propose alors à Marianne de le suivre à Londres. Ils se marient et Marianne donne naissance à une petite fille quelques mois plus tard. Leur petite vie tranquille est remise en question lorsque l'un des supérieurs de Max l'informe des soupçons qui portent sur sa femme. Marianne est accusée d'être un agent dormant travaillant pour les nazis. Convaincu que les services de renseignement se trompent, Max va tout faire pour tenter de la disculper.
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, 2h12
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Films set in Africa, Spy films, Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films
Actors Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Lee Renner, Paula Patton, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson
Roles Atlee
Rating73% 3.6976253.6976253.6976253.6976253.697625
After intercepting nerve gas being sold to terrorists, Impossible Missions Force (IMF) agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is convinced he can prove the existence of the Syndicate, an international criminal consortium that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) does not believe exists. Hunt is captured by the Syndicate, but escapes a torture chamber led by Syndicate member Janik "Bone Doctor" Vinter (Jens Hultén) with the help of MI6 agent and Syndicate operative Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson).
Magic in the Moonlight, 1h37
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Historical, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians, La provence
Actors Emma Stone, Colin Firth, Hamish Linklater, Marcia Gay Harden, Jacki Weaver, Eileen Atkins
Roles Howard Burkan
Rating65% 3.298983.298983.298983.298983.29898
In 1928, a globally famous illusionist, Wei Ling Soo, performs in front of a crowd in Berlin with his world-class magic act. As he walks off stage the film audience sees that he is actually a British man named Stanley (Colin Firth). He berates his employees and is generally curmudgeonly towards his well-wishers. In his dressing-room, he is greeted by old friend and fellow illusionist Howard Burkan (Simon McBurney). Howard enlists Stanley to go with him to the Côte d'Azur where a rich American family, the Catledges, has apparently been taken in by a clairvoyant and mystic, Sophie (Emma Stone). In fact, the son of the family, Brice (Hamish Linklater), is smitten with Sophie, and his sister Caroline (Erica Leerhsen) and brother-in-law George (Jeremy Shamos) are concerned Brice is considering proposing marriage. Howard says that he has been unable to uncover the secrets behind her tricks and he admits that the more he watched her the more he believed she really has supernatural powers. So he would like Stanley, who has debunked charlatan mystics in the past, to help him prove she is a fraud.
The Theory of Everything, 2h3
Directed by James Marsh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Films about education, Films about mathematics, Films about disabilities
Actors Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Emily Watson, Harry Lloyd, David Thewlis, Charlie Cox
Roles Frank Hawking
Rating77% 3.8515353.8515353.8515353.8515353.851535
In 1963, Cambridge University astrophysics student Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) begins a relationship with literature student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). Although Stephen excels at mathematics and physics, his friends and professors are concerned over his lack of thesis topic. After Stephen and his professor Dennis Sciama (David Thewlis) attend a lecture on black holes, Stephen speculates that black holes may have been part of the creation of the universe and decides to write his thesis on time.
For Those Who Can Tell No Tales, 1h12
Directed by Jasmila Žbanić
Genres Drama
Actors Pamela Rabe, Leon Lučev, Boris Isaković, Jasna Đuričić, Branko Cvejić, Simon McBurney
Roles Tim Clancy
Rating64% 3.2438653.2438653.2438653.2438653.243865
Après de magnifiques vacances d’été dans un village de Bosnie, Kym, une touriste australienne, découvre que ce lieu a connu de tragiques évènements au moment de la guerre de Bosnie. Touchée, elle ne peut oublier et décide de retourner sur les lieux pour lever le silence.
For Those Who Can Tell No Tales
Directed by Jasmila Žbanić
Origin Bosnie
Genres Drama
Actors Simon McBurney, Boris Isaković, Branko Cvejić, Leon Lučev, Jasna Đuričić
Roles Tim Clancy
Rating64% 3.2438653.2438653.2438653.2438653.243865
Début des années 2010. Kym Vercoe, une actrice australienne, part seule visiter la Bosnie-Herzégovine. Son voyage se passe bien, à part une nuit de nausées dans un hôtel de Višegrad, le Vilina Vlas.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, 2h7
Directed by Tomas Alfredson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Spy
Themes Spy films, Politique, Political films
Actors Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong
Roles Oliver Lacon
Rating70% 3.5485153.5485153.5485153.5485153.548515
En 1973, George Smiley est un agent du MI6 et l'un de ses principaux dirigeants. À la suite de l'échec catastrophique d'une mission en Hongrie, où l'agent britannique Jim Prideaux a failli être tué, le chef du MI6, Control, est contraint de démissionner, de même que Smiley, mis à la retraite. Control est remplacé par Percy Alleline à la tête du service.
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre (2011)
, 2h
Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about children
Actors Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Jamie Bell, Su Elliott, Sally Hawkins
Roles Mr. Brocklehurst
Rating73% 3.698483.698483.698483.698483.69848
The film begins with Jane Eyre running away from Thornfield Hall in the middle of the night and finding herself alone on the moors, in the pouring rain. She manages to reach the doorstep of Moor House, the home of Mr. St. John Rivers, a clergyman, and his two sisters. They take Jane in, saving her life.
Robin Hood
Robin Hood (2010)
, 2h20
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure, Historical
Actors Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Mark Strong, Oscar Isaac, Kevin Durand
Roles Father Tancred
Rating66% 3.348113.348113.348113.348113.34811
In 1199 A.D., Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe) is a common archer in the army of King Richard the Lionheart (Danny Huston). A veteran of Richard's crusade, he now takes part in the siege of Chalus Castle. Disillusioned and war-weary, he believes the King when invited to give an honest view of the war; after Robin gives a frank but unflattering appraisal of the King's conduct, Robin and his comrades – archers Allan A'Dayle (Alan Doyle) and Will Scarlett (Scott Grimes) and soldier Little John (Kevin Durand) – find themselves in the stocks.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, 2h26
Directed by David Yates
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Transport films, Harry Potter, Films about dragons, Ghost films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Felton
Roles Kreacher (voice)
Rating76% 3.8499653.8499653.8499653.8499653.849965
The Minister of Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour, addresses the wizarding media, stating that the Ministry would remain strong even as Lord Voldemort gains strength. Harry, Ron and Hermione prepare for a journey to find and destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes, with Harry watching Dursleys depart and Hermione wiping her parent's memories of her.
Boogie Woogie, 1h34
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Peinture, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston, Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley
Roles Robert Freign
Rating52% 2.6031152.6031152.6031152.6031152.603115
Boogie Woogie is a comedy of manners, its cast of characters devouring each other in a small world awash with big money. Set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene, it casts an eye over the appetites and morality of some of its major players. Dealers, collectors, artists, and wannabes vie with each other in a world in which success and downfall rest on a thin edge.