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In The Name Of The Father subject Gerry Conlon dies aged 60

21 June 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Gerry Conlon, the subject of 1993 film In The Name Of The Father, has died. He was 60.

The Irishman, who was wrongly convicted of an Ira bomb attack in the UK in 1974, passed away at his home in Belfast after a period of ill health.

Colon - played by Sir Daniel Day-Lewis in the Oscar-nominated film - was one of the Guildford Four who received a life sentence for bombing a pub, which saw five people killed and 65 injured.

He served 15 years in prison before his convictions were quashed in 1989.

In the Name of the Father was adapted from his autobiography 'Proved Innocent: The Story of Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four', and was directed by Jim Sheridan. »

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Gerry Conlon, Subject of Oscar-Nominated 'In the Name of the Father,' Dies at 60

21 June 2014 5:48 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

London – Gerry Conlon, the Irishman wrongly convicted of an Ira bomb attack in the U.K. in 1974 whose story was made famous by Jim Sheridan’s Oscar-nominated 1993 drama In the Name of the Father, has died at the age of 60. He is believed to have been ill for some time and passed away at his Belfast home in Northern Ireland.   Conlon, played by Daniel Day-Lewis in the film, was one of the "Guildford Four" who were handed life sentences for pub bombings that killed five people and injured 65. By the time the convictions »

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