Stephen Hopkins (born in 1958) is a Jamaican-born film and television director and producer. He directed cult films like Predator 2, Blown Away and the critically acclaimed The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. He also produced and directed several episodes of the critically acclaimed first season of 24.
Life and Career 
He is well known for his continuation of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise with A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child and the Predator franchise with Predator 2. His highest grossing film however was the 1998 film adaption of the TV series Lost in Space.
He was born in Jamaica and was raised in Australia and England. He was educated at Sutton Valence School.
In 2004, Hopkins directed the controversial biopic The Life and Death of Peter Sellers which raised the ire of the actor's son Michael Sellers.
Hopkins was a co-executive producer for the first season of the Fox action drama 24, and also directed half of the season's episodes, including the first and last episodes.
- ^ The Guardian UK Biopic's many strange faces of Peter Sellers incense the actor's son Fiachra Gibbons in Cannes Tuesday May 19, 2003 The Guardian
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