Jim Threapleton

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Jim Threapleton
James Edward Threapleton

1973 (1973) (age 48)
Other namesJames Threapleton
(m. 1998; div. 2001)

Julie Vuorinen
(m. 2008)

James Edward Threapleton (born 1973, Wharfedale, West Riding of 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 have a daughter, Mia Honey Threapleton (born 12 October 2000 in London). The couple 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 two daughters, Olivia, born in 2009, and Georgia, born in 2013.[2][3]


  1. ^ Eurochannel. "Extraordinary Rendition - Jim Threapleton - United Kingdom - Euro Cinema - English - Eurochannel".
  2. ^ Walker, Mandrake by Tim (11 October 2008). "Playmate on the way for Kate Winslet's daughter Mia" – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
  3. ^ Jim Threapleton Creates a New Future for Mia Honey Celebrity Baby Blog, January 5, 2009

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