|Years active 1984 – present|
Education Sidcot School
|Role Film producer|
Name Tim Bevan
|Full Name Timothy John Bevan|
Born December 1957Queenstown, New Zealand
Children Daisy Bevan, Jago Bevan, Nell Bevan
Spouse Amy Gadney (m. 2001), Joely Richardson (m. 1992–2001)
Movies Everest, The Theory of Everything, Les Miserables, Bridget Jones's Diary, Love Actually
Similar People Eric Fellner, Daisy Bevan, Joely Richardson, Liza Chasin, Debra Hayward
Organizations founded Working Title Films
Tim bevan talks with scott roxborough at the zff masters dreicast production
Timothy John Bevan, CBE (born December 1957) is a British film producer, the co-chairman (with Eric Fellner) of the production company Working Title Films.
- Tim bevan talks with scott roxborough at the zff masters dreicast production
- Tim bevan on the strucutre of working title
- Early life and education
- Life and career
- Personal life
- Awards and honours
Tim bevan on the strucutre of working title
Early life and education
Bevan was born in Queenstown, New Zealand, in December 1957. From 1969—1974, he was educated at Sidcot School, a Quaker boarding independent school in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Winscombe in North Somerset, in South West England. He then attended Cheltenham College, a boarding independent school in the spa town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, in the West of England.
Life and career
Bevan co-founded Working Title Films in London with Sarah Radclyffe and Graham Bradstreet in the 1980s. (Eric Fellner now partners Tim Bevan at Working Title Films). Among Bevan's more than 40 films as producer or executive producer are Moonlight and Valentino, Fargo, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Guru, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Love Actually, Notting Hill, Elizabeth, Bridget Jones's Diary, Atonement, and Frost/Nixon. To date, the films he has co-produced have grossed a total of almost four billion dollars worldwide ($3,939 Million according to www.boxofficemojo.com) without adjusting for inflation.
Working Title Films signed a deal with Universal Studios in 1999 for a reported US$600 million, which gave Bevan and Fellner the power to commission projects with a budget of up to $35 million without having to consult their paymasters.
Bevan is a co-producer of the West End musical Billy Elliot.
Bevan is divorced from English actress Joely Richardson; the two have a daughter, Daisy, born in 1992. Now married to Amy Gadney, they have a daughter Nell, born 2001, and a son Jago, born 2003.