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Name  Michael Kuhn
Role  Film producer
Spouse  Caroline Kuhn (m. 1995)

Books  One Hundred Films and a Funeral: PolyGram Films
Awards  BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award
Movies  The Duchess, Suite Francaise, The Last Days on Mars
Similar People  Saul Dibb, Gabrielle Tana, Michael Carlin, Ruairi Robinson, Sigurjon Sighvatsson

Michael Kuhn is a Kenyan, British film producer based primarily in the United Kingdom.



Kuhn was born in 1949 in Nairobi, Kenya. At age 13, he traveled to the UK to study at Dover College and then read law at Clare College, Cambridge. He joined PolyGram in 1975, and in 1991 he set up the subsidiary PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (PFE). In 1999, when PolyGram merged with Universal Music Group, he went independent and formed the production company Qwerty Films. He published his memoir 100 Films and a Funeral in 2001. This was later turned into a documentary of the same name, charting the rise and fall of PolyGram Filmed Entertainment. In 2002 he was appointed Chair of the National Film and Television School.

Personal life

Michael married his wife Caroline in 1995 and has two sons. One, named Jacob, the other George.


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    Michael Kuhn Wikipedia

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