Jon Amiel is a Director, Screenstory and Producer British born on 20 may 1948 at London (United-kingdom)
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Jon Amiel (born 20 May 1948) is an English film director who has since the early 1980s worked in film and television in both the UK and the US.
Amiel was born in London. He graduated from Cambridge University with an English literature degree and became involved with local theatre. After college, he went on to direct for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
After having worked as a story editor for the BBC, he directed the documentary The Silent Twins, and was chosen to direct the Dennis Potter serial The Singing Detective. He made his feature film debut in 1989 with Queen of Hearts.
He has since predominantly worked in Hollywood. Amiel is currently directing the World War I comedy The Poisoners with actress Kerry Peers.