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Neil Jordan was born on February 25, 1950 in Sligo, Ireland. He is a writer and producer, known for The Crying Game (1992), The End of the Affair (1999) and Michael Collins (1996). He has been married to Brenda Rawn since June 30, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Vivienne Shields. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 41 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Ondine (written by)
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto (written by)
 2003 The Actors (story)
 2002/I The Good Thief (written by)
 1999 The End of the Affair (screenplay)
 1999 In Dreams (screenplay)
 1997 The Butcher Boy (screenplay)
 1996 Michael Collins (written by)
 1992 The Crying Game (written by)
 1991 The Miracle (written by)
 1988 High Spirits (written by)
 1986 Mona Lisa (screenplay)
 1984 The Company of Wolves (screenplay)
 1982 Angel (written by)
 1981 Traveller (written by)
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Among his literary works should be mentioned his well-received debut, a collection of short stories entitled "Night in Tunisia" (first publ. Dublin: Writers' Cooperative, 1976; repr. London: Hogarth Press, 1989). See more »

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But in a strange way, the more organization and the more preparation you do, the more freedom it gives to the performances and to those things that are totally dependent on those moments when you shoot. Visual things are very complicated. I can't improvise visual events. I can't improvise a sense of composition. I have to compare. I have to look at the street where we are shooting on. I have to ... See more »

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His father, a university professor, would never let him read comic books, but read them himself so he knew what children would be interested in. See more »

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Stephen Rea features in many of his films

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I mean this in a respectful way, I'm not a troll ir13373r7h4nu
This man should direct Order of the Phoenix lolerinslacks88
has anyone read his books? jordypoo34
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