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Jim Sheridan is a master story-teller, and an acclaimed film director of few films, but good films nevertheless. Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1949, Sheridan moved to America in 1982, meeting a man who invited him to run the Irish Arts Center. He found a place to live in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, and was low on finances at first. He eventually ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

In America Producer
(2002)
My Left Foot Director
(1989)
Brothers Director
(2009)

Filmography

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  Hitmanforhire.net (executive producer) (announced)
 2019 First Disco (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Shelter me: Apollo House (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2017 The Making of 11th Hour (Short) (executive producer)
 2017 Inside Apollo House (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 The Making of the Secret Scripture (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 The Secret Scripture (producer)
 2015 Omar Sharif's Tribute (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2012 Dollhouse (executive producer)
 2006 Where's Daddy! (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 A Portrait of an Artist: The Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (producer)
 2002 In America (producer)
 2002 Bloody Sunday (executive producer)
 2001 On the Edge (executive producer)
 2000 Borstal Boy (executive producer)
 1999 Agnes Browne (producer)
 1997 The Boxer (producer)
 1996 Some Mother's Son (producer)
 1993 In the Name of the Father (producer)
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Colin Farrell] In Ireland we admire Daniel Day-Lewis and respect Liam Neeson but somewhere inside us we love Colin, because we're just waiting for him to f**k up, you know. We're just waiting for him to fall in the s**t and be like us. Talent and good looks help when you're trying to make it in the entertainment industry, Colin has them in spades. Deep down he is such a great guy and it comes... See more »

Trivia:

Aside from directing, he also wrote the screenplay for two films: "Into the West" which featured Brendan Gleeson, and "Some Mother's Son" featuring David O'Hara. Both these Irish actors starred together in Mel Gibson's Braveheart (1995). Not only that, fellow Irishman John Kavanagh appeared in all three above films. See more »

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Frequently references Irish themes in his films, particularly the IRA See more »

Nickname:

Shea

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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