Cameron Mackintosh

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Birthday
17, 1946
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
England

About

Producer of successful stage musicals, including Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera, both of which became successful movies.

Before Fame

He was a stagehand at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, rising to help manage the stage in several touring productions.

Trivia

His career took off with the 1981 production of Cats despite critical doubt that such a subject would be appealing to audiences.

Family Life

His younger brother Robert was also a producer.

Associated With

He and Andrew Lloyd Webber teamed up for three of the longest-running productions in theatre history: The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, and Cats. Both men were also controversial among theatre fans.