Graham Baker (director)

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Graham Baker
Occupation Film director
Notable work Alien Nation

Graham Baker is an English[1] film director.[2][3][4] He directed a number of Hollywood feature films from 1981 to 1999, including the 1988 science fiction film Alien Nation.[5]

Baker studied painting, graphic design, and architecture at Leicester College.[6] His first film was the short film Leaving Lily (1975), which was nominated for a BAFTA Award.[7] He has also directed television commercials, such as Isuzu Motors' series of "Joe Isuzu" advertisements in the 1980s.[6] In 2008 Baker wrote the musical play Ipso Facto or The Rake's Return, with songs by Neil Innes.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AV Club Interview with James Caan. Retrieved June 27, 2013.
  2. ^ "Graham Baker - Creative Consultant". Straightwire Films. Archived from the original on 24 December 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Graham Baker - Director". United Agents. Archived from the original on 24 December 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Graham Baker". The New York Times. 
  5. ^ Kehr, Dave (October 7, 1988). "Alien Nation". Chicago Tribune. 
  6. ^ a b D'Angelo, Carr (December 1988). "Pride & Prejudice (Director Graham Baker)". Starlog (137). New York. pp. 65–72. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "John Grierson Award (Short Film) in 1976". BAFTA. British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  8. ^ "Ipso Facto, or The Rake's Return". Matthew Townshend Productions. Archived from the original on 7 January 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  9. ^ Clarke, Andrew (25 November 2011). "Neil Innes offers audiences something completely different". East Anglian Daily Times. Archived from the original on 24 December 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

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