Stephen Frears, Director: High Fidelity. Stephen Frears was born on June 20, 1941 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He is a director, known for High Fidelity (2000), The Queen (2006) and Dangerous Liaisons (1988). He has been married to Anne Rothenstein since 1992. They have two children. He was previously married to Mary-Kay Wilmers.