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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 14 July 1976Dublin, Ireland

Mini Bio (1)

Kirsten Sheridan was born on July 14, 1976 in Dublin, Ireland. She is a director and editor, known for August Rush (2007), In America (2002) and Patterns (1999).

Trivia (8)

Daughter of renowned director Jim Sheridan.
First child, a daughter Leyla, born October 4, 2002.
Sister of Irish writer Naomi Sheridan
Her Oscar-nomination (along with sister Naomi Sheridan and father Jim Sheridan) for "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen" for In America (2002) marked the first time that father and daughter were Oscar-nominated for Writing for the same movie
Niece of Peter Sheridan.
Son, Seamus, born 12 July 2007.
Son, Frankie, born 16 December 2010.

Personal Quotes (2)

There is a real hunger for success in America. People like to be around it, too much so when you look at the cult of celebrity over there. What I would like to see is Irish people embrace Irish cinema. I don't think that has happened yet. They [Irish film-makers] have to go away and become famous and then they have the green stamp of approval and come back.
I loved the idea of taking a character most people would think is a freak and just trying to get inside his head and see the world the way he sees it.

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