Richard Downes

Richard Downes

Director, Writer


Richard Downes is a renowned director who has worked on a number of critically acclaimed films and television shows. He was born in London on August 5th, 1954.

Downes began his career as an editor in the early 1980s, working on low-budget horror films. He quickly rose through the ranks and eventually became a director in the late 1980s. His first film was the cult classic ‘The Blood of Heroes’, which was released in 1989. It was a box-office success and earned Downes a lot of attention.

Downes went on to direct several other films, including the award-winning ‘The Crimson Tide’, ‘The Long Goodbye’, ‘The Wrong Number’ and ‘The Dead Zone’. He also directed a number of television shows such as ‘The X-Files’, ‘Alias’ and ‘Lost’.

Downes has been nominated for numerous awards, including Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Emmy Awards. He has won several awards, including an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for ‘Lost’.

Downes continues to work as a director today. He has recently completed a new film titled ‘The Night Manager’ which stars Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie.

Richard Downes is an incredibly talented director who has a long list of impressive credits. His work has been praised by both critics and audiences alike, and he continues to be one of the most sought-after directors in the industry.

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