Awards & Winners

Roger Spottiswoode

Date of Birth 05-January-1945
Place of Birth Ottawa
(Ontario, Ottawa Valley, Canada)
Nationality United Kingdom
Also know as Roger Spottiswood
Profession Film director, Film Editor, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Roger Spottiswoode is a British film director, editor and writer born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada though he was raised in Britain. His father Raymond Spottiswoode was a British film theoretician who worked at the National Film Board of Canada during the 1940s. In the 1960s, Roger entered the British film industry as a trainee editor where he apprenticed under editor John Bloom. In the early 70s Spottiswoode edited several films for Sam Peckinpah. Spottiswoode turned to directing in the early 1980s and has since directed a number of notable films and television productions, including Under Fire and the 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies starring Pierce Brosnan. Spottiswoode was one of the writing team responsible for 48 Hrs. starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte. In 2000, he directed the science fiction action thriller The 6th Day starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Awards by Roger Spottiswoode

Check all the awards nominated and won by Roger Spottiswoode.


Nominations 2008 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Achievement in Direction Shake Hands with the Devil


Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Honored for : Hiroshima

Nominations 1998 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
MTV Movie Award for Best Action Sequence Tomorrow Never Dies
Motorcycle/Helicopter Chase
Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series Hiroshima


Nominations 1994 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing - Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special And the Band Played On


Nominations 1993 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television Film/Miniseries And the Band Played On


Nominations 1983 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay 48 Hrs.