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Jim Sheridan is a master story-teller, and an acclaimed film director. He is the father of Amira Clodagh Cherie Sheridan , 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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

Filmography

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  Hitmanforhire.net (executive producer) (announced)
  Lockerbie (executive producer) (announced)
  In Absentia (TV Series documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
  The Devil's Advocate (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer) (post-production)
 2021 Rock Against Homelessness (producer)
 2021 Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (producer)
 2019 First Disco (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Shelter me: Apollo House (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2017 The Making of 11th Hour (Short) (producer)
 2017 Inside Apollo House (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 The Making of the Secret Scripture (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 The Secret Scripture (producer)
 2015 Omar Sharif's Tribute (Documentary short) (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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Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Fran  (4 children)

Children:

Naomi Sheridan | See more »

Parents:

Peter Sheridan | Anne Sheridan

Relatives:

Frankie Sheridan (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Daniel Day-Lewis's preparation to portray Christy Brown in 'My Left Foot'] Plenty of people will say it's facetious to stay in character. People will say it's pretentious. But Daniel spent weeks with kids who really had cerebral palsy to research the part. How difficult would it have been to act like them for the camera and then jump back after each take, like a jack-in-the-box? His decision ... See more »

Trivia:

Was 40 years old when he directed his first feature film. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Shea

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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