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Steve McQueen (III)


Steve McQueen was born on October 9, 1969 in London, England as Steve Rodney McQueen. He is a director and writer, known for 12 Years a Slave (2013), Shame (2011) and Hunger (2008). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 82 wins & 86 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave Director
(2013)
Shame
Shame Director
(2011)
Hunger
Hunger Director
(2008)
Exodus
Exodus Director
(1997)

Filmography

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 2016 Codes of Conduct (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2016)
 2016 Mr. Burberry (Short)
 2014/VI Ashes (Short)
 2011 Shame
 2009 Giardini (Short)
 2009 Static (Short)
 2008 Rayners Lane (Short)
 2008 Hunger
 2007 Gravesend (Short)
 2007 Running Thunder (Short)
 2007 Unexploded (Short)
 2005 Pursuit (Short)
 2004/III Charlotte (Short)
 2002 Carib's Leap (Short)
 2002 Western Deep (Short)
 2001 7th Nov. (Short)
 2001 Girls, Tricky (Short)
 2001 Illuminer (Short)
 2000 Cold Breath (Short)
 1999 Prey (Short)
 1998 Drumroll (Short)
 1997 Deadpan (Short)
 1997 Catch (Short)
 1997 Exodus (Short)
 1996 Just Above My Head (Short)
 1996/II Stage (Short)
 1995 Five Easy Pieces (Short)
 1993 Bear (Short)
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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
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Other Works:

16mm Installation: "Charlotte" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the Academy Awards 2016 controversy] Hopefully, when people look back at [the 2016 Oscars] in 20 years, it'll be like seeing that David Bowie clip in 1983. [referring to an unearthed clip that went viral of the late singer chiding MTV for its lack of diversity more than 20 years ago] Forgive me; I'm hoping in 12 months or so we can look back and say this was a watershed moment, and thank God ... See more »

Trivia:

During exceptionally difficult scenes to watch, he says he uses a background distraction. For example, in 12 Years a Slave (2013), there are children innocently playing in the field behind Solomon Northup who is clinging for life as he is hung up. See more »

Trademark:

Shoots his films mostly with one camera. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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