Jim Threapleton Biography
(Filmmaker & Actor)
Born In: Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Jim Threapleton is a filmmaker, actor and painter, best known for his directorial skills in the 2007 drama film ‘Extraordinary Rendition’. The movie, which stars Omar Berdouni and Andy Serkis in important roles, was screened at a couple of prestigious film festivals. Jim is also famous for his work as an assistant director in hit movies, such as the 1999 fantasy flick ‘The Mummy’, the 1998 British period drama movie ‘The Governess’ and the 1998 semi-autobiographical drama ‘Hideous Kinky’. Jim Threapleton also worked as an actor in ‘Hideous Kinky’. However, his role went uncredited. Before directing ‘Extraordinary Rendition’, he directed an episode titled ‘Party On’ in the year 2001 for the horror anthology TV series, ‘Dark Realm.’ Recently, he was in the news for his divorce with the Oscar-winning actress, Kate Winslet.