Duncan Kenworthy


Duncan Kenworthy OBE (m. 1968) was born 1949 and is a British film and television producer, and co-founder of the production company DNA Films. He is currently a producer at Toledo Productions.

He received a first-class degree in English from Christ's College, Cambridge, UK, in 1971, and was then a Thouron Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to his movie work he has numerous TV credits to his name. He worked for several years during the seventies for Children's Television Workshop on Sesame Street, first in New York, and then as producer of an Arabic version which he made in Kuwait. He was co-creator and producer of Fraggle Rock, and was VP of Jim Henson's company from 1988 to 1995. He has also produced numerous TV dramas including the BAFTA award-winning Greek Myths and Gulliver's Travels in 1995.

His producer credits include Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Lawn Dogs (1995), Notting Hill (1999), Love Actually (2003) and The Eagle (2011). His television productions include Jim Henson's The Storyteller and the 1996 version of Gulliver's Travels (1996).

He is currently the Vice President of BAFTA, having previously held the position of chairman from 2004 to 2006.

In February 2015, Kenworthy was bestowed with an Honorary Fellowship from the National Film and Television School's Board of Governors.