From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCurtis, RichardRichard CurtisCur‧tis, Richard /ˈkɜːtɪs $ ˈkɜːr-/(1958–) a Britishwriter and filmdirector. He has written many televisionprogrammes, includingBlackadder and The Vicar of Dibley. As a screenwriter, his films include Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Notting Hill (1999), and Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001). He wrote and directedLove Actually (2003). He is also one of the mainorganizers of ComicRelief every two years in the UK. He is known for being very private and does not often appear in public.