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Stephen Frears (1941-), Film director

Stephen Arthur Frears

Sitter in 3 portraits
Film director. Frears started his career as an assistant at the Royal Court in 1964, working with directors Lindsay Anderson, Karel Reisz and actor Albert Finney. He made his first feature film in 1971 Gumshoe and his Hollywood debut with Dangerous Liaisons in 1988. His latest film is Mrs Henderson Presents (2005).

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Stephen Frears

by Callum Bibby
Agfa record rapid print, 1985
NPG x25246


Stephen Frears

by Catherine Goodman
oil on canvas, 2015
NPG 6999