Guy Ritchie

Film Director
Born Sep 10, 1968

Guy Stuart Ritchie is an English screenwriter, film director and producer, best known for directing Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Swept Away, Revolver, RocknRolla, Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

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1968 Birth Born on September 10, 1968.
1973 4 Years Old From 1973 until 1980, when they divorced, Ritchie's mother was married to Sir Michael Leighton, 11th baronet. … Read More


1995 26 Years Old Ritchie directed a 20-minute short film in 1995 entitled The Hard Case.
1998 29 Years Old In 1998, Ritchie and his dad contacted their friend Peter Morton, of the Hard Rock Cafe chain, wondering if he had any potential investors for a debut film. … Read More


In 2000 Ritchie won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Motion Picture Screenplay. … Read More
In 2008, Ritchie directed a commercial for Nike called "Take It To The Next Level", about a young Dutch footballer who signs for Arsenal, showing the progression of his career from his viewpoint, until he makes his debut for the Netherlands. … Read More


2009 40 Years Old Ritchie's movie Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law, received its theatrical release on 25 December 2009. … Read More
2012 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2012 it was announced that Ritchie would direct an adaptation of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.
2013 44 Years Old 1 More Event
On 18 March 2013, reported that The Man From U.N.C.L.E. was in production with Ritchie directing.
2014 45 Years Old In January 2014, Warner Bros set Ritchie to direct a new multi-film version of the King Arthur legend titled Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, which is scheduled for an 22 July 2016 release with Lionel Wigram as producer and Joby Harold as screenwriter. … Read More
2015 46 Years Old On 30 July 2015, Ritchie married model Jacqui Ainsley, with whom he has three children: son Rafael (born September 2011), and daughters Rivka (born November 2012), and Levi.
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