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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 & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

In America
In America Producer
(2002)
My Left Foot
My Left Foot Director
(1989)
The Boxer
The Boxer Producer
(1997)

Filmography

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  Hitmanforhire.net (executive producer) (announced)
 2017 Inside Apollo House (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 The Making of the Secret Scripture (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 The Secret Scripture (producer)
 2012 Dollhouse (executive producer)
 2006 Where's Daddy! (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 A Portrait of an Artist: The Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (producer)
 2002 In America (producer)
 2002 Bloody Sunday (executive producer)
 2001 On the Edge (executive producer)
 2000 Borstal Boy (executive producer)
 1999 Agnes Browne (producer)
 1997 The Boxer (producer)
 1996 Some Mother's Son (producer)
 1993 In the Name of the Father (producer)
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4 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his filming ideas] Give all the bad information up front and then try and make... the story, where I can elevate the spirit. See more »

Trivia:

In America (2002) was loosely based on his own family's struggles in the early 1980s in New York City. Jim Sheridan lived in NYC with his wife and children from 1981-1989, before moving back to Ireland to film My Left Foot (1989). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently collaborates with U2 See more »

Nickname:

Shea

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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