Paul Seed

Paul Seed

director, actor

Paul Seed was born on Sep 18, 1947 in UK. Paul Seed's big-screen debut came with Pretenders - Season 1 directed by Patrick Dromgoole in 1972, strarring Sentry. Paul Seed is known for Strange Relations directed by Paul Seed, Paul Reiser stars as Jerry Lipman and Amber Sealey as Ellen. Paul Seed has got 10 awards and 11 nominations so far. The most recent award Paul Seed achieved is BAFTA Awards. The upcoming new movie Paul Seed plays is Clash of the Santas which will be released on Dec 21, 2008.

Paul Seed is a British television director and former actor.Born in Bideford in Devon, Seed began his career as an actor and appeared in numerous television series including Z-Cars, Softly Softly: Taskforce, Survivors, Doctor Who, Secret Army, Coronation Street (1960), Crown Court and Tales of the Unexpected. Seed is married to actress Elizabeth Cassidy.In the late 1970s, Seed chose to pursue a career in TV drama directing and completed the BBC Directors' course following which he directed numerous TV plays, series and serials during the 1980s. Seed is perhaps best known for directing the BBC's smash-hit 1990 mini-series House of Cards and its sequel To Play the King, adapted by Andrew Davies from Michael Dobbs' novels and famously starring Ian Richardson as Francis Urquhart.Seed continued to direct for television drama series throughout the 1990s including A Touch of Frost and Playing the Field, and in 2002 directed all six episodes of the revival of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.In recent years, he has directed episodes of New Tricks, Northern Lights and Lark Rise to Candleford, and in 2010 directed the BBC adaptation of Just William, and also directed Blandings (2013), shown on BBC One.

  • Birthday

    Sep 18, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    Bideford, Devon, England, UK
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Known For


10 wins & 11 nominations

BAFTA Awards
Best Drama
Winner - BAFTA Children's Award
Just William (2010)
Best Single Drama
Winner - BAFTA TV Award
Best Drama Series
Winner - BAFTA TV Award
International Emmy Awards
Winner - Emmy
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