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Martin Campbell
Born 24 October 1944(1944-10-24)
Hastings
Occupation television and film director
Awards British Academy Television Award Best Director
Edge of Darkness 1986

Martin Campbell (born 24 October 1944) is a New Zealand TV and film director.

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Life and career

Campbell was born in Hastings, New Zealand. He has directed two James Bond films, 1995's GoldenEye, starring Pierce Brosnan, and 2006's Casino Royale, starring Daniel Craig, and was the first Bond director since John Glen to direct more than one film. He also directed the two recent Zorro films, The Mask of Zorro (1998) and The Legend of Zorro (2005), both starring Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

On television Campbell had overseen some of the more action-oriented episodes from the TV series The Professionals (1977 – 1983), however his best known work is the 1985 BBC Television drama serial Edge of Darkness, for which he won the British Academy Television Award for Best Director in 1986. Campbell has also directed a movie remake of Edge of Darkness, starring Mel Gibson and Ray Winstone, and released in 2010. It was confirmed in January 2009 that Campbell will direct the film adaptation of the DC Comics superhero Green Lantern.[1]

Filmography (Director)

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Motion pictures

Television

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