Peter Morgan

 

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Peter Morgan is an English film writer and playwright best known for writing the films and plays The Deal, The Queen, Frost/Nixon, and The Special Relationship. Morgan wrote television scripts throughout the 1990s, including an episode of Rik Mayall Presents. and the Comedy Premiere The Chest. He wrote the screenplay to the romantic comedy Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence (1998) and had some success with the TV series The Jury (2002). He broke through with The Deal, a 2003 television drama about the power-sharing deal between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown that was struck in the Granita restaurant in London. He received his Academy Award-nomination for The Deal's follow-up, The Queen (2006) that showed how the death of Princess Diana impacted British Prime Minister Tony Blair and senior members of the Royal Family. His work on the film awarded him a Golden Globe from the Hollywood Foreign Press, and Helen Mirren won an Academy Award for Best Actress

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Peter Morgan

Born 1963-04-10 (58 years ago) in London, England, UK.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (Frost/Nixon) 2008 Frost/Nixon
Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (Frost/Nixon) 13th Satellite Awards 2008 Frost/Nixon
BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted (The Last King of Scotland) 60th British Academy Film Awards 2007 The Last King of Scotland
BAFTA Award for Best British Film (The Last King of Scotland) 60th British Academy Film Awards 2007 The Last King of Scotland
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay (The Queen) 2006 National Society of Film Critics Awards 2006 The Queen
Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (The Queen) 64th Golden Globe Awards 2006 The Queen
British Independent Film Award for Best Screenplay (The Queen) British Independent Film Awards 2006 2006 The Queen
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay (The Queen) 2006 The Queen
London Film Critics Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year (The Queen) 2006 The Queen
Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay (The Queen) 11th Satellite Awards 2006 The Queen
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted (Frost/Nixon) 62nd British Academy Film Awards 2009 Frost/Nixon
Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (Frost/Nixon) 13th Satellite Awards 2008 Frost/Nixon
Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay (Frost/Nixon) 81st Academy Awards 2008 Frost/Nixon
Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Frost/Nixon) 66th Golden Globe Awards 2008 Frost/Nixon
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay (Frost/Nixon) 14th Critics' Choice Awards 2008 Frost/Nixon
BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay (The Queen) 60th British Academy Film Awards 2007 The Queen
BAFTA Award for Best British Film (The Last King of Scotland) 60th British Academy Film Awards 2007 The Last King of Scotland
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (The Queen) 79th Academy Awards 2006 The Queen
Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay (The Queen) 11th Satellite Awards 2006 The Queen
Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (The Queen) 64th Golden Globe Awards 2006 The Queen
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Lila Schwarzenberg(Gifta: 1997-09-06–) 1997-09-06 Gifta
Parents

Inga Morgenthau, Arthur Morgenthau

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Peter Morgan is an English film writer and playwright best known for writing the films and plays The Deal, The Queen, Frost/Nixon, and The Special Relationship.

Morgan wrote television scripts throughout the 1990s, including an episode of Rik Mayall Presents... and the Comedy Premiere The Chest. He wrote the screenplay to the romantic comedy Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence (1998) and had some success with the TV series The Jury (2002). He broke through with The Deal, a 2003 television drama about the power-sharing deal between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown that was struck in the Granita restaurant in London. He received his Academy Award-nomination for The Deal's follow-up, The Queen (2006) that showed how the death of Princess Diana impacted British Prime Minister Tony Blair and senior members of the Royal Family. His work on the film awarded him a Golden Globe from the Hollywood Foreign Press, and Helen Mirren won an Academy Award for Best Actress.

In May 2007, the 50th San Francisco International Film Festival honored Morgan with the year's Kanbar Award for Excellence in Screenwriting.

He lived in Battersea, south London, with his Austrian wife Lila Schwarzenberg (HSH Princess Anna Carolina of Schwarzenberg, daughter of Czech politician Karel Schwarzenberg) and their daughters and three sons. Peter Morgan and his family relocated to Vienna in the winter of 2006.

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