Taylor Hackford Bio, Age, Children, Helen Mirren, Movies, Net Worth

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Taylor Hackford Biography

Taylor Hackford is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for directing several critically acclaimed films, including “An Officer and a Gentleman,” “Ray,” and “The Devil’s Advocate.”


He attended he University of Southern California from where he graduated in 1968. There, he was a pre-law major focusing on international relations and economics.

Hackford served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia, where he started using Super 8 film in his spare time after graduation. His camera was purchased for him by fellow Peace Corps volunteer, Steve Ball.

Hackford decided that he did not want to pursue a career in law, and instead got a mailroom position at KCET-TV. In 1970, he was the associate producer on the Leon Russell special “Homewood” at KCET.

Taylor Hackford Age

Taylor Edwin was born on 31 December, 1944 in Sanata Barbara, California. U.S. She is 79 years old.

Taylor Hackford Family

He was born to Mary (née Taylor), a waitress, and Joseph.

Taylor Hackford Wife

Hackford is married to Helen Mirren, a renowned actress. The couple got married on December 31, 1997, after dating for several years.

They first met on the set of the movie “White Nights” in 1985, which Hackford directed and Mirren starred in. They have been together ever since and have collaborated on several other projects, both in film and in life.

Helen Mirren Taylor Hackford | Helen Mirren and Taylor Hackford

Helen Mirren and Taylor Hackford are a famous Hollywood power couple. Mirren is a renowned British actress who has won numerous awards for her work in film, television, and theater.

Taylor Hackford is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter who has directed several critically acclaimed films, including “An Officer and a Gentleman” and “Ray.”

Mirren and Hackford first met in 1986 on the set of the film “White Nights,” which Hackford directed. They began dating shortly after and have been together ever since. They married in 1997 in a private ceremony in Scotland.

The couple has worked together on several projects over the years. Hackford directed Mirren in the 2004 film “Against the Ropes,” and they also collaborated on the 2010 film “Love Ranch,” which Hackford directed and Mirren starred in.

They have also supported each other’s careers, with Mirren attending Hackford’s film premieres and Hackford accompanying Mirren to award ceremonies.

Mirren and Hackford have a strong and enduring relationship, and they continue to be a prominent couple in Hollywood.

Taylor Hackford Children

Hackford has two sons from his previous marriages; Rio Hackford and Alexander Hackford.

Taylor Hackford Director

He is best known for his work on films such as “An Officer and a Gentleman” (1982), “Ray” (2004), and “The Devil’s Advocate” (1997).

Hackford directed the film “An Officer and a Gentleman,” which starred Richard Gere and Debra Winger and received several Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, marking his first major critical success.

In the 1980s, he directed several episodes of the popular crime drama series “Cagney & Lacey” for television, showcasing his involvement in the medium.

Throughout his career, Hackford has earned numerous awards and nominations for his contributions to the film industry, including winning an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1979 for “Teenage Father.”

Taylor Hackford Bukowski

At KCET, Hackford also produced the one-hour special Bukowski (about the poet Charles Bukowski), directed by Richard Davies in 1973.

Taylor Hackford Movies | Taylor Hackford Films

1973 – Bukowski (as producer)
1978 – Teenage Father (as director)
1980 – The Idolmaker (as director)
1982 – An Officer and a Gentleman (as director)
1984 – Against All Odds (as director and producer)
1985 – White Nights (as director and producer)
1987 – La Bamba (as procucer)

Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll (as director)
1988 – Everybody’s All-American (as director and producer)
1993 – Blood In, Blood Out (as director and producer)
1995 – Dolores Claiborne (as director and producer)
1996 – When We Were Kings (as producer)
1997 – The Devil’s Advocate (as director)
1999 – G:MT – Greenwich Mean Time (as producer)
2000 – Proof of Life (as director and producer)
2004 – Ray (as director and producer)
2010 – Love Ranch (as director and producer)
2013 – Parker (as director and producer)
2016 – The Comedian (as director and producer)

Taylor Hackford Net Worth

The film director has an estimated net worth of $30 million.

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