Roger Spottiswoode – British-Canadian Director

Published Date   08th May. 2019, 12:11 pm
Roger Spottiswoode – British-Canadian Director
Quick Info
Birth Name: Roger Spottiswoode
Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Father: Raymond Spottiswoode
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Blue
Date of Birth: 05/01/1945
Age: 78 years old
Nationality: Canada/British
Net Worth: $25 million
Children: Lily Spottiswoode and Spencer Spottiswoode

Roger Spottiswoode was born on 5th January of 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a Canadian-British director, writer, and editor famous for his work in A Street Cat Named Bob and Shakes Hands with the Devil. He is also renowned for receiving several awards such as Gemini Award and Festival du Film Policier de Cognac Special Jury Prize.

Roger Spottiswoode’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million. He was born to father Raymond Spottiswoode and was raised in Britain. He was previously married to actress Holly Palance and had two children named Lily Spottiswoode and Spencer Spottiswoode.

Net Worth and Earnings

As mentioned above, the talented Roger Spottiswoode’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million. He has managed to amass such wealth throughout his career as a Director and Writer. Aside from that, Roger also works as a Film editor.

Director and producer Roger Spottiswoode

 Roger Spottiswoode is a Canadian producer and director with an estimated net worth of $25 million. Picture source: Flickr.

In 1960, Roger Spottiswoode started his career by joining the British Film Industry as a trainee editor. In the 70s he worked as a film editor and edited several films such as The Streetfighter, Straw Dogs, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid and many more. He must have earned a considerable amount of money for his work as a film editor.

In the early 1980s, Roger Spottiswoode started directing and landed up directing movie Terror Train. The film earned $8 million box office worldwide. He must have received a considerable amount of money for his work in the film. Since then he has been directing numbers of films and TV programmes. Some of his notable movies are Under Fire, The Best of Times, Mesmer, Hiroshima, Shake Hands with the Devil, The Journey Home and many more.

Besides editing and directing, Roger Spottiswoode is also a producer. He has worked as a producer in the documentary Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness and short movie The Touch of a Kiss. He also has worked as an associate producer in The Diamond and Dog Soldiers and executive producer in Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend.

Family and Relationship

Roger Spottiswoode was born to father Raymond Spottiswoode and raised in Britain. His father Raymond was also a British film theoretician who worked at the National Film Board of Canada. Raymond Spottiswoode has worked as a director in Wings Of Youth and produced several Documentary movies like Target: Berlin, and The Battle for Oil. However, Roger Spottiswoode has kept low key about his mother. For some reason, he hasn’t revealed identities and details about his mother.

Talking about Roger Spottiswoode’s relationship status, He is possibly single. He was previously married to actress Holly Palance who is the daughter of Jack Palance and Virginia Baker. Roger and Holly tied their wedding knot in 9th April of 1983. They together share two children a daughter named Lily Spottiswoode and a son Spencer Spottiswoode. However, their relationship couldn’t last long and got divorced in 1997.

Roger Spottiswood's wife

 Roger Spottiswoode and his ex-wife Holly Palance. Picture source: Pinterest and IMDb.

holly Palance’s ex-husband Roger Spottiswoode is a former brother in law of actress Brooke Palance and actor Cody Palance who died at the age of 42. His nephew Angus Spottiswoode is also in the entertainment industry and works as an Editor.

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