Mike Figgis - Updated Apr 2024


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Mike Figgis

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Mike Figgis is well-known as an English screenwriter, composer, and film director. Mike Figgis has appeared in an American drama titled Leaving Las Vegas.

Early Life

On February 28, 1984, Michael Figgis aka Mike Figgis was born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England. As of now, he is already 75 years old and has Pisces as his zodiac sign.

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Caption: Mike Figgis with his late sister. Source: Instagram

Unfortunately, he has remained very low-key when it comes to his personal life. As of now, the name and profession of his parents are not known yet. Regarding his academics, he is a high school graduate but the name is the institute is not known yet.

Mike Figgis – Net Worth 2024

Mike Figgis has spent decades in the entertainment industry and built his professional career. Thus, he has been earning a hefty amount throughout his career and has been living a lavish lifestyle. Unfortunately, Mike’s estimated net worth is not disclosed yet.

Personal Life

Mike Figgis is a very private person and has not revealed that he is single and married. Thus, there are no verified sources, confirming that he is married or dating someone. Thus, there are no future information regarding his past relationships is available.

Professional Life

From a very young age, Mike Figgis was interested in music. Thus, he played trumpet and guitar in The People Band and is audible in their first record (produced by Charlie Watts) in 1968. For Bryan Ferry’s first band, The Gas Board, he also played keyboards. Later on, he directed a theatre play, produced in Theatre Gerard-Philipe (Saint-Denis, Paris), in 1983.

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Caption: Mike Figgis during his work. Source: Getty Image

Hence, this play performed with great success at the Festival de Grenada and in Theater der Welt (Munich). After working in theatre, he was a musician and performer in the experimental group People Show. Likewise, he made his feature film debut with the low-budget Stormy Monday in 1988.

He came up with his first American film Internal Affairs. Through this film, he helped to revive the career of Richard Gere. Unfortunately, his next Hollywood feature, Mr. Jones, was misunderstood by the studio. It attempted to market the downbeat story as a feel-good film, resulting in a box office flop.

More about career

Besides that, he poured his disenchantment with the film industry into Leaving Las Vegas. It starred Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue. I also earned Figgis Academy Award nominations for Best Directing and Best Screenplay. In the following year, he came up with the romantic drama One Night Stand.

The drama starred Wesley Snipes and Nastassja Kinski, but the movie received a poor response from critics and was a commercial failure. Hence, his most ambitious film to date is the low-budget film The Loss of Sexual Innocence. The film is a loosely based autobiographical film of the director himself.

He has shot Love Live Long set between Istanbul and Bratislava on the infamous Gumball 3000 Rally, in the year 2007. The project starred Sophie Winkleman and Daniel Lapaine. In addition, he was called upon by Transport for London to help shoot a public information, in 2008.

The film entitled A Little Thought From Each of Us, A Big Difference For Everyone. Thus, it encourages more considerate behaviour in London’s public transport systems. Later, the ad comprised the screen split into four sections. And, each section shows one of four scenarios all on the same double-decker bus. The friction-creating scenarios were resolved and the ad ended with “A little thought from each of us, at the end of the ad.

Social Media

Mike Figgis is quite active on his Instagram account named @figgismike with 3k followers. Similarly, he has a Twitter account named @TheMikeFiggis, with 7.5k followers.

Body Measurements

The 74-year-old director, Mike Figgis stands at a perfect height and weight according to his age. But, he has not revealed any details related to his height, weight, body measurement, and more. In addition, he has a fair complexion along with dark brown eyes and grey hair colour.