Franc Roddam
Date of Birth
Apr 29, 1946
Birth Place:
Stockton-on-Tees, England, UK

Biography

British filmmaker Franc Roddam started out as an advertising copywriter. Educated at the London Film School, he launched a successful career making documentaries such as The Family for the BBC network. He also created the popular, long-running Auf Wiedersehn, Pet television series. In 1979, he made his feature-film debut with his adaptation of the rock opera Quadrophenia. From there he went to...