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Colm Tóibín was born on May 30, 1955 in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland. He is a writer, known for Brooklyn (2015), The Blackwater Lightship (2004) and Brooklyn: Featurette (2016). See full bio »
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Brooklyn Writer
Brooklyn: Featurette
Brooklyn: Featurette Himself - Writer


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 2017 Return to Montauk (co-writer) (completed)
 2015 El testament de la Rosa (Documentary) (excerpts - play 'The Testament of Mary')
 2015 Brooklyn (novel)
 2014 A Priest in the Family (Short) (story - as Colm Toibin)
 2004 The Blackwater Lightship (TV Movie) (novel - as Colm Toibin)
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 2016 A Fanatic Heart: Geldof On Yeats (TV Movie documentary)
 2016 Brooklyn: Featurette (Video short)
Himself - Writer
 2006-2014 Imagine (TV Series documentary)
- Colm Toibin: His Mother's Son (2014) ... Himself
 2014 The 50 Year Argument (Documentary)
Himself - Contributor
 2012 This World (TV Series documentary)
- The Shame of the Catholic Church (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Making Magic Happen (Documentary)
Himself - Writer (as Colm Toibin)
 2010 L'hora del lector (TV Series)
- Episode #5.1 (2010) ... Himself (as Colm Toibin)
 2010 First Tuesday Book Club (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Panellist
- Reading by Moonlight/Pride and Prejudice (2010) ... Himself - Guest Panellist (as Colm Toibin)
 2008 Patrick McCabe: Blood Relations (Documentary)
Himself (as Colm Toibin)
 2006 Cinco miembros (Documentary)
Himself (as Colm Toibin)
 2003 The Strange Case of the Irish Crown Jewels (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Colm Toibin)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(2014-2015 Season) His play, "The Testament of Mary," was performed at the Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Linda Reiter in the cast. See more »

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3 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Colm Toibin

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Personal Quote:

Every night, from as early as I can remember, the family knelt in the evening and said the rosary. Each mystery, as they were called, had ten Hail Marys; the first part of each Hail Mary was recited by a single voice, and then the second part - 'Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen'- by the rest of the family in unison. At the end, my mother would ... See more »


Editor of the Irish politics and current affairs magazine "Magill" (1982-85).

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