Jim Threapleton

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Jim Threapleton
Born James Edward Threapleton
1974 (1974) (age 44)
Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Other names James Threapleton
Occupation Director
Kate Winslet
(m. 1998; div. 2001)

Julie Vuorinen
(m. 2008)
Children 3

James Edward Threapleton (born 1974, Wharfedale, North Yorkshire, England) is an English film director. Threapleton has worked as an assistant director on many films, including Hideous Kinky.


His first work as a director (and writer) was the film Extraordinary Rendition, starring Omar Berdouni and Andy Serkis,[1] which premiered at the 2007 Locarno Film Festival.

Personal life[edit]

The elder of two boys, he has a younger brother Robin. He and Kate Winslet, whom he met on the set of Hideous Kinky, married on 22 November 1998 in Reading, Berkshire, Winslet's hometown. They had a daughter, Mia Honey Threapleton Winslet (born 12 October 2000 in London). However, the two separated in September 2001 and divorced on 13 December 2001.

In 2008 Threapleton married his second wife, Julie Vuorinen, a school administrator and teacher to special needs students. They have a daughter, Olivia, born in 2009. They had a second daughter, Georgia, in 2013.[2][3]


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