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Born Aug. 13, 1955, in Cheam, England, director Paul Greengrass studied filmmaking at Cambridge before going to work for Granada Television, where he served as a producer for the hard-hitting documentary series "World in Action."

In 1989, Greengrass made his directorial debut with Resurrected, a film that established the strong political voice and harshly realistic style he would become known for. Greengrass continued to deal with political topics in small-screen movies such as Open Fire before returning to the big screen with 1998's The Theory of Flight.

In 2002, Greengrass received critical acclaim for his documentary-style Bloody Sunday, and in 2004, he achieved his first major box office success with The Bourne Supremacy. Tapped to direct United 93 in 2006, Greengrass used a largely unknown cast to deliver a stark portrait of the Sept. 11 tragedy (which earned him his first Oscar nod).

Paul Greengrass in Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne

2016 PG-13

Back for another high-stakes, high-octane thriller, superspy Jason Bourne plays cat and mouse with covert government agencies and terrorist rings while edging closer to unraveling the mystery of his real identity.

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