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Brian Friel (I)

Brian Friel was born on January 9, 1929 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He is a writer, known for Dancing at Lughnasa (1998), Philadelphia, Here I Come (1975) and Philadelphia, ich bin da! (1967). See full bio »
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Filmography

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 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (play)
 1991 Fædre og sønner (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 The Loves of Cass Maguire (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Philadelphia, ich bin da! (TV Movie) (play "Philadelphia, Here I Come")
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 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (lyrics: "Will You Come to Abyssinia")
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 1993 From Ballybeg to Broadway (TV Movie documentary)
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 1988 The Evening Standard Drama Awards (TV Movie)
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 1983 Brian Friel and Field Day (Documentary)
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 2013 Those Were the Days (TV Series documentary)
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- All Kinds of Everything (2013) ... Himself
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His play, "Dancing at Lughnasa", was performed at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Kate Buddeke in the cast. The crew included Linda Buchanan (scenic designer); Rita Pietraszek (lighting designer); and Kyle Donnelly (director). See more »

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He was awarded the Laurence Olivier BBC Award for Best Play in 1991 (1990 season) for "Dancing at Lughnasa" at the Royal National Theatre. See more »

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