Hawking (2013 film)

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Directed by

Stephen Finnigan

Film editor Tim Lovell
Produced by Ben Bowie
Stephen Finnigan
David Glover
Beth Hoppe
Allan Niblo
Written by Ben Bowie
Stephen Finnigan
Stephen Hawking
Starring Stephen Hawking
Nathan Chapple
Martin King
Joe Lovell
Tina Lovell
Finlay Macrae
Tanya O'Regan
Arthur Pelling
Music by Alex Lee
Nick Powell
Cinematography Paul Francis Jenkins
Distributed by Darlow Smithson Productions, Channel 4, PBS, Vertigo Films
Release date
  • 20 September 2013 (2013-09-20)
Running time
94 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Hawking (also known as Hawking: Brief History of Mine) is a 2013 biographical documentary film about Stephen Hawking directed by Stephen Finnigan and features Stephen Hawking himself describing his life from childhood, his struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and his later recognition as a world-famous scientist.[1][2]


Interviews are conducted with Jane Wilde Hawking, Kip Thorne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Buzz Aldrin, Jim Carrey, Richard Branson, members of Hawking's family and colleagues, and several others.

  • Stephen Hawking as himself (narrating via his Equalizer computerized voice)
  • Nathan Chapple as Stephen Hawking (Young Adult)
  • Martin King as Stephen Hawking (Adult)
  • Joe Lovell as Stephen Hawking (Adult)
  • Tina Lovell as Jane Hawking
  • Finlay Macrae as Stephen Hawking (Teenager)
  • Tanya O'Regan as Jane Hawking
  • Arthur Pelling as Stephen Hawking (child)
  • Walt Woltosz as himself

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b DeWitt, David (13 September 2013). "The Brilliance of His Universe". New York Times. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Staff (2013). ""Hawking" - Film Release Information on IMDb". IMDB. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 

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