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Attended George Heriot's School in Edinburgh during secondary school.
Film director, producer, and screenwriter. Major figure of the New Hollywood era and pioneer of the modern blockbuster. Recipient of multiple awards, including three Academy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Playwright, poet, and actor. Widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. His works include 39 plays, 154 sonnets, and three long narrative poems.
Film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and author. Known for stylized violence, extended dialogue, and references to popular culture in his films.
Film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. Major figure of the New Hollywood era. Recipient of numerous accolades including an Academy Award, four BAFTA Awards, three Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and two Directors Guild of America Awards.
Film director, screenwriter, and producer. Best known for directing, writing, and producing the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit trilogy. Notable films also include Heavenly Creatures, The Frighteners, King Kong, They Shall Not Grow Old, and The Beatles: Get Back. Fourth-highest-grossing film director of all time.