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Frank McGuinness

Frank McGuinness was born on July 29, 1953 in Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland. He is a writer, known for Dancing at Lughnasa (1998), A Short Stay in Switzerland (2009) and Talk of Angels (1998). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dancing at Lughnasa
Talk of Angels
The Stronger
The Stronger Writer


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 2015 A Song for Jenny (TV Movie) (writer)
 2010 Playhouse: Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crocodile ... (writer)
 2009 A Short Stay in Switzerland (TV Movie) (written by)
 2007/I The Stronger (Short)
 2004 Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde (TV Movie documentary) (script and quote selection)
 2002 Lexx (TV Series) (additional writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Lexx Vegas (2002) ... (additional writer)
 2000 The Messiah XXI (Documentary)
 1998 Talk of Angels (screenplay)
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (screenplay)
 1995 Alguém Olhará Por Mim (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Screenplay (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hen House (1989) ... (writer)
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary) (translation - 1 episode)
- Henrik Ibsen (1988) ... (translation)
 1987 Scout (TV Movie) (written by)
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 2003 Son frère (writer: "Sleep" - as Frank McGuiness)
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (lyrics: "Gypsy Play Your Violin")
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 2006 HARDtalk Extra (TV Series)
- Frank McGuinness (2006) ... Himself
 2004 Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams (Video documentary)

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Other Works:

(2012-2013 Season) His play, "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me," was performed at the Oak Park Festival Theatre in Oak Park, Illinois with Kevin Theis and Jack Hickey in the cast. See more »

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His play, "Dolly West's Kitchen", performed at The Old Vic, was nominated for the BBC Award for Best New Play in 2001 (2000 season) at the Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards. See more »

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