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Martin McDonagh


Martin McDonagh was born on March 26, 1970 in Camberwell, London, England. He is a writer and director, known for In Bruges (2008), Seven Psychopaths (2012) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

In Bruges
In Bruges Writer
(2008)
Seven Psychopaths
(2012)
Six Shooter
Six Shooter Writer
(2004)

Filmography

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 2012 Seven Psychopaths (written by)
 2011 The Pillowman (Short) (based on the play by - unauthorized adaptation)
 2010 Leenane szépe (TV Movie) (play - unauthorized adaptation)
 2008 In Bruges (written by)
 2004 Six Shooter (Short) (written by)
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(April 5 to May 1, 2011) His play, "The Cripple of Inishmaan," was performed in a Druid and Atlantic Theater Company production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Dermot Crowley in the cast. Garry Hynes was director. See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I suppose I walk that line between comedy and cruelty because I think one illuminates the other. We're all cruel, aren't we? We are all extreme in one way or another at times and that's what drama, since the Greeks, has dealt with. I hope the overall view isn't just that though, or I've failed in my writing. There have to be moments when you glimpse something decent, something life-affirming even... See more »

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Since moving into film, McDonagh has frequently used actors that have also appeared in the original theatre runs of his plays. In "Six Shooter", Ruaidhri Conroy, Aishling O'Suillivan & Gary Lydon had appeared in "The Cripple of Inishmann" in 1996 at Royal National Theatre, London. It also featured David Wilmot and Domhnall Gleeson who were in the Original US run of "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" ... See more »

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Realistic and gory violence See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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