Archie Baron is a multi-award-winning film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the Academy Award-winning film, The King's Speech.
Born in London, England, in 1969, Baron was inspired to pursue a career in filmmaking from an early age. He studied film production at the University of Westminster, graduating in 1991. Baron then moved to Los Angeles, where he worked as an assistant to director Peter Weir on the Academy Award nominated film Fearless.
Baron's first feature film, The King's Speech, was released in 2010 and became an international sensation, winning numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Picture. The film was based on the true story of King George VI's struggle to overcome his stammer. Baron was the film's director, producer, and co-writer, and was widely praised for his work.
In the years since, Baron has directed a number of other critically acclaimed films, including the drama The Invisible Woman (2013), the biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2014), and the action-thriller The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017). He has also produced a number of independent films, including The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014).
In addition to his work in film, Baron has also directed a number of television shows, including the crime drama Luther (2010), the fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011-13), and the miniseries Black Mirror (2011).
Baron is an active philanthropist, supporting a number of causes, including the British Film Institute, the British Heart Foundation, and the London International Film Festival.
Despite his busy career, Baron has managed to find time to write and direct the upcoming feature film, The Last Days of Night, which is set for release in 2018. He is also currently developing a project with Paramount Pictures.
Archie Baron is an acclaimed director who has made an impressive mark on the film industry. He has received numerous awards for his work, and has earned the admiration of both critics and audiences alike.