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The Madness of King George (28-Dec-1994)

Director: Nicholas Hytner

Writer: Alan Bennett

From a play: The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett

Keywords: Comedy, Drama, British Royalty, Biography, Mental Illness

After the loss of the American colonies, King George III of England descends during the latter part of his reign into a dementia likely caused by porphyria; George's handlers make valiant efforts to prevent his son, the Prince of Wales, from appointment as Regent. Won an Oscar for Best Set Decoration; received additional nominations for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Adaptation.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alan Bennett
Playwright
9-May-1934   The Madness of George III
Jim Carter
Actor
19-Aug-1948   Mr. Carson on Downton Abbey
Amanda Donohoe
Actor
29-Jun-1962   Castaway
Rupert Everett
Actor
29-May-1959   My Best Friend's Wedding
Rupert Graves
Actor
30-Jun-1963   Maurice
Nigel Hawthorne
Actor
5-Apr-1929 26-Dec-2001 The Madness of King George
Ian Holm
Actor
12-Sep-1931   Time Bandits
Helen Mirren
Actor
26-Jul-1945   Prime Suspect
Geoffrey Palmer
Actor
4-Jun-1927   Lionel Hardcastle on As Time Goes By
John Wood
Actor
5-Jul-1930 6-Aug-2011 Dr. Falken in WarGames

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