Stylistic action filmmaker who produced Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels in 1998 and Snatch in 2000. He also directed Kick-Ass in 2010, X-Men: First Class in 2011, and Kingsman: The Secret Service in 2014.
He traveled the world as part of a Hard Rock Cafe tour after graduating from Buckingham's Stowe School and before enrolling at University College London as an anthropology and ancient-history student.
He married Claudia Schiffer on May 25, 2002, and they had three children together.
He directed 2011's X-Men: First Class, the prequel to the popular film franchise that was produced by Bryan Singer.