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Bob Spiers

Bob Spiers

Bob Spiers has worked with three generations of comedians and directed some of Britain's finest comedies. He began his comedy career in the 1970s as a television director of the immensely popular It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Are You Being Served and The Goonies. He then directed the award-winning comedy Fawlty Towers. These widely acclaimed credits were later followed with comic hits like The Comic Strip Presents, French and Saunders, Ruby Wax, Alexi Sayle and Fry And Laurie. His most recent international television success has been directing the '90s cult series Absolutely Fabulous. Bob recently directed his first feature film, the Disney remake of That Darned Cat, starring Christina Ricci.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Bob Spiers Facts

OccupationDirector
BirthdaySeptember 27, 1945
SignLibra
BirthplaceGlasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Date of deathDecember 8, 2008 (Widecombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom, age 63)

Selected Filmography

Not available.