|Born||14 September 1949|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
James Dearden (born 14 September 1949) is an English film director and screenwriter, the son of Scottish actress Melissa Stribling and acclaimed English film maker Basil Dearden. He directed seven films between 1977 and 1999. His film Pascali's Island was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. Dearden is married to British actress Annabel Brooks.
- The Contraption (1977)
- Panic (1978)
- Diversion (1980)
- The Cold Room (1984)
- Fatal Attraction (1987) (directed by Adrian Lyne, based on Diversion)
- Pascali's Island (1988)
- A Kiss Before Dying (1991)
- Rogue Trader (1999)
- Belle du Seigneur (2012)
- "Festival de Cannes: Pascali's Island". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2009.
- "WireImage". wireimage.com. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- "Fatal Attraction heads to the West End stage". independent.co.uk. The Independent. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
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