Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis(1956-), Screenwriter and film producer
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Screenwriter. Curtis studied English at Christ Church College, Oxford, where he met Rowan Atkinson, with whom he worked on the Blackadder television series (1983-9) and Mr Bean (1990-5). He achieved major success with the films Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Notting Hill (1999) and Love Actually (2003). His adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's novel The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency is due for release in 2008.