Jonathan Lynn (I)

Writer | Actor | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Clue (1985) | Nuns on the Run (1990) | My Cousin Vinny (1992)
AWARDS 
6 wins & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Apr 3, 1943 (age 75)
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/jonathanlynn
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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (37 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Yes, Prime MinisterYes, Prime Minister (TV Series) Writer (6 episodes, 2013), Director (6 episodes, 2013), Producer (6 episodes, 2013), Writer (TV series and stage play) (6 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 6
    • A Tsar Is Born (Feb 19, 2013) Director, Producer, Writer (TV series and stage play), Writer  Less
    • Scot Free (Feb 12, 2013) Director, Producer, Writer (TV series and stage play), Writer  Less
    • A Diplomatic Dilemma (Feb 5, 2013) Director, Producer, Writer (TV series and stage play), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Life After LifeLife After Life (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Ferris BuellerFerris Bueller (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Pilot (Aug 23, 1990) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Beaky Thwaite (1 episode, 1988), Writer (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • Suspicion (Apr 20, 1988) Beaky Thwaite, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for Yes, Prime MinisterYes, Prime Minister (TV Series) Writer (by) (16 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1988 16
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  • Primary photo for Smart GuysSmart Guys (TV Series) Director  Less 1988– 
  • Primary photo for Twee handen op een buikTwee handen op een buik (TV Movie) Writer (play)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Yes MinisterYes Minister (TV Series) Writer (by) (21 episodes, 1980), Writer (1 episode, 1980), Writer (script by) (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980–1984 22
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  • Primary photo for DianaDiana (TV Mini-series) Twining (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for Outside EdgeOutside Edge (TV Movie) Kevin  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The KnowledgeThe Knowledge (TV Movie) Ted Margolies  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) Gaston (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Cyril Benson / Harold (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1978 2
  • Primary photo for My Brother's KeeperMy Brother's Keeper (TV Series) Pete Booth (13 episodes, 1975), Writer (13 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1976 13
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Emery ShowThe Dick Emery Show (TV Series) Actor (4 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1975 4
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  • Primary photo for Doctor on the GoDoctor on the Go (TV Series) Writer (5 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975 5
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  • Primary photo for The Good LifeThe Good Life (TV Series) Window Cleaner (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • Pig's Lib (Apr 25, 1975) Window Cleaner  Less
  • Primary photo for The Liver BirdsThe Liver Birds (TV Series) Robert / Johnny (8 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972–1974 8
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  • Primary photo for Whodunnit?Whodunnit? (TV Series) Bob Deacon (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Doctor at SeaDoctor at Sea (TV Series) Writer (5 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 5
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  • Primary photo for My Name Is Harry WorthMy Name Is Harry Worth (TV Series) Writer (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 3
  • Primary photo for Doctor in ChargeDoctor in Charge (TV Series) Writer (11 episodes, 1972), Danny Hooley (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1972–1973 11
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  • Primary photo for All Star Comedy CarnivalAll Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) Writer (writer ("Doctor in Charge"))  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Romany JonesRomany Jones (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for On the BusesOn the Buses (TV Series) Writer (3 episodes, 1973), Writer (by) (3 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972–1973 6
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  • Primary photo for Turnbull's Finest Half-HourTurnbull's Finest Half-Hour (TV Series) Roddy Cheever-Jones (5 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972 5
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  • Primary photo for ColditzColditz (TV Series) Bergman (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Nearest and DearestNearest and Dearest (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Doctor at LargeDoctor at Large (TV Series) Writer (by) (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Doctor in the HouseDoctor in the House (TV Series) Danny Hooley (9 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970 9
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  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) John Simons (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Rumour (Mar 2, 1970) John Simons  Less
  • Primary photo for The Merchant of VeniceThe Merchant of Venice (TV Short) Tubal  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Softly SoftlySoftly Softly (TV Series) Tony (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for HadleighHadleigh (TV Series) Harold (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Jazz AgeThe Jazz Age (TV Series) Harry Plant (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Twice a FortnightTwice a Fortnight (TV Series) Various Characters (11 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1968 11
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  • Primary photo for Thirteen Against FateThirteen Against Fate (TV Series) Moise (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
Self (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Who Done It: The Clue DocumentaryWho Done It: The Clue Documentary Himself  Less 2018 $100K
  • Primary photo for HandMade FilmsHandMade Films (Himself)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Movies and StuffMovies and Stuff (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for It Was Alright in the 70sIt Was Alright in the 70s (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Yes, Prime Minister: Re-electedYes, Prime Minister: Re-elected (TV Movie) Himself - Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Adam Hills in Gordon St TonightAdam Hills in Gordon St Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Comedy Writer, Producer and Director (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The World's Greatest Comedy CharactersThe World's Greatest Comedy Characters (TV Special) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 30 Greatest Political Comedies30 Greatest Political Comedies (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Ultimate SitcomThe Ultimate Sitcom (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Comedians' ComedianThe Comedians' Comedian (TV Special) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Sunday Morning ShootoutSunday Morning Shootout (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Britain's Best SitcomBritain's Best Sitcom (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Leonard RossiterThe Unforgettable Leonard Rossiter (TV Movie) Himself - Friend and Director, 'Loot'  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Laughter in the House: The Story of British SitcomLaughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Night of One Hundred StarsNight of One Hundred Stars (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Pleasure at Her Majesty'sPleasure at Her Majesty's (TV Movie) Michelangelo / Various  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Robert (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • The Liver Birds (Aug 1, 2008) Robert (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Liver BirdsThe Liver Birds (TV Series) Robert (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
    • It Takes All Kinds (Sep 5, 1975) Robert (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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