Christopher Hampton biography

Christopher Hampton

Playwright, Film writer

1946 –

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Who is Christopher Hampton?

Christopher James Hampton, CBE, FRSL is a British playwright, screen writer and film director. He is best known for his play based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses and the film version Dangerous Liaisons and also more recently for writing the nominated screenplay for the film adaptation of Ian McEwan's Atonement.

Famous Quotes:

  • Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.

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Born
Jan 26, 1946
Faial Island
Also known as
  • Christopher James Hampton
  • Christopher James Hampton, CBE, FRSL
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • Portugal
Profession
Education
  • New College, Oxford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013