|Date of birth||October 24, 1943|
|Birth place||Hastings, New Zealand|
|Profession||Motion picture director and producer|
|Years active||1974 to present|
|Wikipedia||Martin Campbell at Wikipedia|
|Role|| Executive Producer|
He has directed two James Bond films, 1995's GoldenEye, starring Pierce Brosnan, and 2006's Casino Royale, starring Daniel Craig. He was the first Bond director since John Glen to direct more than one film. He is the oldest director in the series' history, helming Casino Royale at the age of 62 (beating the previous record set by Lewis Gilbert, who directed Moonraker at the age of 59).
He directed the two Zorro films that bracket the end of the twentieth century, The Mask of Zorro (1998) and The Legend of Zorro (2005), both starring Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Campbell also directed the 2011 film adaptation of the DC Comics superhero Green Lantern.
On television Campbell had overseen some of the more action-oriented episodes from the TV series The Professionals (1977–1983). He directed the 1985 BBC Television drama serial Edge of Darkness, for which he won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Director in 1986. Campbell has also directed a movie remake of Edge of Darkness, starring Mel Gibson and Ray Winstone, and released in 2010. He has previously worked with Last Resort star Andre Braugher when directing episodes of the series Homicide: Life on the Street, which also starred Braugher.
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