Chris Noonan

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Birthday
14, 1952
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1952 (age 65)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Famous for his Academy Award-nominated directorial and screenwriting work on the 1995 Universal Pictures film Babe, this Australian filmmaker is also notable for directing the Beatrix Potter biopic Miss Potter (2006).

Before Fame

Before entering the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School in the early 1970s, he won a Sydney Film Festival prize for his debut short, "Could It Happen Here?"

Trivia

His 1980 documentary, Stepping Out, received both Australian Film Institute and UNESCO awards.

Family Life

Raised in Sydney, Australia, by a father who encouraged his talent as a filmmaker, Noonan later had a long-term relationship with producer Glenys Rowe.

Associated With

Early in his career, Noonan assisted director Peter Weir on the comedic horror movie The Cars That Ate Paris.