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Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle was born in 1958 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a writer and producer, known for The Commitments (1991), Family (1994) and The Commitments (2016). He is married to Belinda. They have three children. See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Family Writer


Jump to: Writer | Producer | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (10 credits)
 2018/I Rosie (screenplay)
 2016 The Commitments (original story)
 2012 Skin in the Game (Documentary) (texts)
 2007/I New Boy (Short) (short story)
  Two Lives (TV Series) (script - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Hell for Leather (1998) ... (script) / (writer)
 1996 The Van (novel) / (screenplay)
 1994 Family (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Paula (1994)
- Nicola (1994)
- John Paul (1994)
- Charlo (1994)
  Screen Two (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1993) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1993)
- The Snapper (1993) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
 1991 The Commitments (novel) / (screenplay)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (10 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Oh Play That Thing", 2004. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on his conscious decision to move forward] It's a while since I made the decision and it's working. I ask myself, 'Do I want to declare war on the world now?" Am I just going to become the cranky old man, or am I going to enjoy being the cranky old man?' I'm going to enjoy it. See more »


He is a fan of Chelsea Football Club, London See more »

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