Jamie Christopher - Wikipedia

Jamie Christopher
Born(1971-07-01)1 July 1971
London, England
Died (aged 52)
Occupation(s)Assistant director
Film producer
Years active1989–2023
Notable workHarry Potter
Guardians of the Galaxy

Jamie Christopher (1 July 1971 – 29 August 2023) was a British assistant director and film producer. He worked on numerous films including the Harry Potter series, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Early life[edit]

Christopher's parents, Malcolm J. Christopher and Penny Christopher both worked in the film industry.[1]


Christopher's first credited role was as a third assistant director on Alien 3.[1]

Christopher worked in the first assistant director role, or the same role for a second unit for all eight Harry Potter movies.[1]

He often worked with James Gunn, Rian Johnson, and Kevin Feige.[2]


Christopher died in Los Angeles of heart complications on 29 August 2023, at the age of 52.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b c d Kit, Borys (30 August 2023). "Jamie Christopher, Top-Notch Assistant Director for Marvel, Harry Potter Movies, Dies at 52". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 31 August 2023.
  2. ^ a b Scorziello, Sophia (30 August 2023). "Jamie Christopher, Assistant Director for Marvel, Rian Johnson, Harry Potter Films, Dies at 52". Variety. Retrieved 31 August 2023.
  3. ^ Haring, Bruce (30 August 2023). "Jamie Christopher Dies: Marvel Studios And 'Harry Potter' Assistant Producer/Director Was 52". Deadline. Retrieved 31 August 2023.

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