Dick Entry for “Alan Parker”
Top director. Directed films such as:
The Wall, Birdy, Evita, Mississippi Burning, The Commitments, The Road to Wellville.
Prior to moving into film, Alan was noted as one of London’s most talented advertising copywriters. He worked for the Collet Dickinson Pearce (CDP) ad agency in the 1960’s and early 1970’s, and began directing his own tvc scripts in their basement. Formed a partnership with David Puttnam as his producer (Puttnam had been a photographers agent), and left CDP to become a full time director of commercials before moving onto features. – IMDB
Added on Thursday March 10th, 2005