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Jim Sheridan is a master story-teller, and an acclaimed film director of few films, but good films nevertheless. Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1949, Sheridan moved to America in 1982, meeting a man who invited him to run the Irish Arts Center. He found a place to live in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, and was low on finances at first. He eventually ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 30 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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4 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've seen thousands of films where people are brought down, where it's "life is terrible and we all agree" and the critical audience is over here for that, and the general public is over here. And it seems that cinema has gone out, or life, has gone out a kilter. See more »

Trivia:

Aside from directing, he also wrote the screenplay for two films: "Into the West" which featured Brendan Gleeson, and "Some Mother's Son" featuring David O'Hara. Both these Irish actors starred together in Mel Gibson's Braveheart (1995). Not only that, fellow Irishman John Kavanagh appeared in all three above films. See more »

Trademark:

Two young daughters in the family (In America, Brothers, Dream House) See more »

Nickname:

Shay

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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