John Boorman (born 18 January 1933) is a British filmmaker who is a longtime resident of Ireland and is best known for his feature films such as Point Blank, Deliverance, Zardoz, Excalibur, The Emerald Forest, Hope and Glory, The General and The Tailor of Panama.
Boorman was born in Shepperton, Surrey, England, the son of Ivy (née Chapman) and George Boorman. He was educated at the ... more »
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''And you poor creatureswho conjured you out of the clay? Is God in show business, too?''John Boorman (b. 1933), British screenwriter. Arthur Frayn (Niall Buggy), Zardoz, addressing the audience in the film's prologue (1974).