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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 & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on his early years in New York] We didn't have a sense of being poor. We came from Ireland where you could literally be poor because there was about 17 percent unemployment and 15 percent interest rates and inflation, you know, and a war going on, so to come here wasn't as edgy... it seemed an easier place to live in. See more »

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His Dublin-based film production company is called "Hell's Kitchen". See more »

Trademark:

Frequently references Irish themes in his films, particularly the IRA See more »

Nickname:

Shay

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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