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Lenny Abrahamson

Lenny Abrahamson was born in Dublin in 1966. He studied physics and philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. While at university he directed short videos with the Trinity Video Society, which he co-founded with Ed Guiney. He graduated in 1991 with first class honours (gold medal). His first short film, 3 Joes, won the Best European Short Film Award at... See full bio »
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 2015/I Room
 2014/II Frank (as Leonard Abrahamson)
 2012 What Richard Did (as Leonard Abrahamson)
 2008 Dublin 26.06.08: A Movie in 4 Days (feature director - as Leonard Abrahamson)
 2007 Prosperity (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Pala's Story (2007) ... (as Leonard Abrahamson)
- Georgie's Story (2007) ... (as Leonard Abrahamson)
- Gavin's Story (2007) ... (as Leonard Abrahamson)
- Stacey's Story (2007) ... (as Leonard Abrahamson)
 2007 Garage (as Leonard Abrahamson)
 2004 Adam & Paul (as Leonard Abrahamson)
 1991 3 Joes (Short) (as Leonard Abrahamson)
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 2008 Dublin 26.06.08: A Movie in 4 Days (concept - as Leonard Abrahamson)
 1991 3 Joes (Short) (story - as Leonard Abrahamson)
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 1992 Public Toilet (Short) (as Leonard Abrahamson)
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 2010 The Meaning of Eggsistence (Short) (associate producer - as Leonard Abrahamson)
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 2014/II Frank (lyrics: "Tuft")
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 2015 Orna (Short) (special thanks)

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Alternate Names:

Leonard Abrahamson


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Personal Quote:

"It's original and brilliant, and I am very proud of it." Expressing his feelings on his feature-length debut film Adam & Paul (2004) while picking up the audience award at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2004.


After graduating from college, he was torn between his love for film and Philosophy. He did both by making 16mm films and studying at Stanford University in California in 1991. See more »

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