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Paul Coryn Valentine Marcus
(30 May 1954 – 13 February 2011) was a British television director and producer. His most notable success was as producer of the television series Prime Suspect
, but he also worked in cinema, theatre and many other TV series.
Marcus was born in London in 1954, the son of playwright Frank Marcus
Frank Marcus was a British playwright, best known for The Killing of Sister George.-Life:Frank Ulrich Marcus was born 30 June 1928 into a Jewish family in Breslau . They came to England as refugees in 1939...
, a German-born Jew who fled to Britain in 1939 and the actress Jacqueline Sylvester. He was educated at Latymer Upper School
Latymer Upper School, founded by Edward Latymer in 1624, is a selective independent school in Hammersmith, West London, England, lying between King Street and the Thames. It is a day school for 1,130 pupils – boys and girls aged 11–18; there is also the Latymer Preparatory School for boys and girls...
and Lincoln College, Oxford
Lincoln College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. It is situated on Turl Street in central Oxford, backing onto Brasenose College and adjacent to Exeter College...
His credits include the following --
- After Alice
After Alice is a 1999 mystery thriller directed by Paul Marcus and written by Jeff Miller. The film stars Kiefer Sutherland as Detective Mickey Hayden.- Summary :...
- Heidi (2005 live-action film)
Heidi is a 2005 British film directed by Paul Marcus. It Is based on the original novel of Heidi by Johanna Spyri. It tells a story about a girl who goes to stay with her grandfather, only to fall into the hands of an evil woman in Frankfurt....
- Roman Mysteries (TV series)
Roman Mysteries is a television series based on the series of children's historical novels by Caroline Lawrence. It is reportedly the most expensive British children's TV series to date at £1 million per hour....