Paul Unwin was born in 1957, and is a director of Shameless (US).
As a theater director his work includes The Man Who Had All the Luck by Arthur Miller at the Bristol Old Vic and the Young Vic, The Misanthrope at the Bristol Old Vic and the Royal National Theatre, Hamlet, Othello, In Times Like These by Jeremy Brock. He was artistic director of the Bristol Old Vic from 1987 to 1991.
As film and TV director he directed The American with Diana Rigg, Matthew Modine and Brenda Fricker, Syrup, Academy Award nominated short, Elija with Bill Meratsy.
He co created the medical drama series Casualty.
He is also a photographer.