Martin Campbell Biography

The Mask of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro

Score: 10 / 10
Released: July 24, 1998
Director: Martin Campbell
Producer: Steven Spielberg, David Foster, Lucas Foster, Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tony Amendola, Matthew Letscher, Jose Perez, L.Q. Jones, Maury Chaykin
Genre: Action
Length: minutes
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Martin Campbell Biography

MARTIN CAMPBELL

Date of Birth: October 24, 1940

Born in New Zealand, Campbell moved to England in 1966 to pursue his career as a cinematographer. He graduated from cameraman to line producer for a film called Scum, then moved on to producer for Black Joy, a film shown at the Cannes Film Festival.

Campbell debuted as a director with an action series for British television called The Professionals and followed it with the television series Shoestring and the BBC's Edge of Darkness, for which he won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Drama Series. He moved to the United States and won a Mystfest award for Best Film for the feature Criminal Law (1988), starring Kevin Bacon and Gary Oldman. Then came Defenseless (1991) with Barbara Hershey and Sam Shepard. Campbell also directed Ray Liota in No Escape (1994), Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in GoldenEye (1995) and Angelina Jolie in Beyond Borders (2003).

Other television directing experience includes two episodes of Homicide for NBC and the HBO TV movie Cast a Deadly Spell.

Campbell is married to actress Sol E. Romero.

Filmography

Green Lantern(2011)
36 (2010)
Edge of Darkness(2010)
Casino Royale(2006)
The Legend of Zorro(2005)
Beyond Borders(2003)
Vertical Limit(2000)
The Mask of Zorro(1998)
GoldenEye(1995)
No Escape(1994)
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) TV Series
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991) (TV)
Defenseless (1990)
Criminal Law (1989)
Edge of Darkness (1986) (mini) TV Series
Charlie (1984) (mini) TV Series
Handful of Diamonds (1976)
Eskimo Nell (1975)
Three For All (1974)
The Sex Thief (1973)

Filmography

Director The Foreigner (2017)
Director Green Lantern (2011)
Director Green Lantern 3D (2011)
Director Casino Royale (2006)
Director The Legend of Zorro (2005)
Director Beyond Borders (2003)
Actor Maybe Baby (2001)
Director Vertical Limit (2000)
Producer Vertical Limit (2000)
Director The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Director Goldeneye (1995)