Director Roger Michel, who directed the film A place called Notting HillHe passed away on Wednesday (22) at the age of 65. The family confirmed the information through an official statement posted on social media.
An excerpt from the text reads: “The family of Roger Michel, director, author and father of Harry, Rosie, Maggie and Maggie, has announced with great regret that he will die at the age of 65 on September 22.”
Roger Michel, the son of a diplomat, was born on 5 June 1956 in South Africa and spent his childhood in Beirut, Damascus and Prague before returning to the United Kingdom. He began his career in theater and television where he directed serials and films. He went to the cinema in 1996 and took the play to the cinema my night with reg.
In 1999 it achieved worldwide success with Notting Hill, also known as A place called Notting HillStarring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant. The classic film written by Richard Curtis tells the love story between a Hollywood star and a London bookseller.
In 2002 he produced Until The Frontiers of Truth with Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson, and in 2017, My Cousin Rachel produced with Sam Claflin and Rachel Weisz.
In early September promoted the duke, which opens at the end of the year and tells the story of the theft of a taxi driver’s Goya painting in London in the 1960s.
He was married to actress Kate Beverly with whom he had two children, as well as actress Anna Maxwell Martin with whom he had two more children before they divorced.
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