Acclaimed British film and television screenwriter, director and producer, Steven Knight is best known for his award-winning BBC drama series Peaky Blinders which has now become a Netflix hit and is loved internationally. Before this, he won acclaim and awards for the screenplay of the film Dirty Pretty Things and Eastern Promises. Still before, he co-created the quiz show Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? After gaining success, he went on to pick up directorial reigns for films like Locke, which once again won him appreciation. His other notable works include movies like Pawn Sacrifice and television series Taboo. Owing to his services to drama, entertainment and the community in Birmingham, he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2020.