Graham Baker is one of the group of British feature directors, (Alan Parker, Sir Ridley Scott, etc), who exploded from the creative hothouse of the TV commercials industry in the 1980's.
After winning the Chicago Film Festival with ‘Leaving Lily', a film he wrote, produced and directed, he made his first full-length feature film, ‘The Final Conflict', (1980, 20th Century Fox), the third in ‘The Omen' trilogy. Following this he moved to the USA to direct ‘Impulse', an esoteric mystery/ thriller set in rural America starring Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn (1983, 20th Century Fox). This began a lengthy domicile directing in the USA, notably ‘Alien Nation', starring James Caan and Mandy Patinkin, (1988, 20th Century Fox), the stylish science-fiction satire on immigration crime, written by James Cameron. (‘Terminator', ‘Aliens', ‘True Lies', ‘Titanic', etc); ‘Such Interesting Neighbours'. Produced by Steven Spielberg (1990, Amblin/ Universal); ‘Born to Ride' (1993, Warner Bros) and ‘Beowulf', (1998, Miramax/ Dimension).
Recently, Graham has been concentrating on his own and collaborative projects. The first of these, developed jointly with Jonathan Caplan and Tim Hampton, is ‘Jack Spot'.