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Terry George was born on December 20, 1952 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is a writer and producer, known for Hotel Rwanda (2004), In the Name of the Father (1993) and Hart's War (2002). He has been married to Margaret Higgins since 1978. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/II The Promise (filming)
 2011 Stand Off (screenplay)
 2011 The Shore (Short) (written by)
 2007 Reservation Road (screenplay)
 2004 Hotel Rwanda (written by)
  The District (TV Series) (74 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (written by - 6 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (story - 1 episode, 2000)
- Something Borrowed, Something Bruised (2004) ... (creator)
- Open Season (2004) ... (creator)
- Ten Thirty-Three (2004) ... (creator)
- Passing Time (2004) ... (creator)
- Family Values (2004) ... (creator)
 2002 Hart's War (screenplay)
 1998 A Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1997 The Boxer (written by)
 1996 Some Mother's Son (written by)
 1993 In the Name of the Father (screenplay)
 1989 Hunt for Stolen War Treasures (TV Movie)
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The penetration that Hollywood achieves in Africa and Asia is huge - it's almost like surrogate immigration. Clearly, the values of America and the West are spread in particular by movies and television. I'm not sure that that's such a good thing. See more »


Married to Margaret Higgins, a writer. They have a daughter, Oorlagh, and a son, Seamus. See more »

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