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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 Six Shooter (2004). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 30 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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His play, "The Pillowman," was performed at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois with Michael Shannon in the cast. See more »

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Height:

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 »

Trivia:

He used to spend his summers in Ireland. he divided his time between Easkey in Co. Sligo where his mother was from and Connemara Co. Galway where his father was from See more »

Trademark:

Frequently integrates dark comedy into his films See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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