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Graham Linehan


Graham Linehan was born on May 22, 1968 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a writer and director, known for Father Ted (1995), Motherland (2016) and The IT Crowd (2006). He has been married to Helen Linehan since 2004. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Father Ted Writer
(1995-1998)
Motherland Writer
(2016-2019)
The IT Crowd Writer
(2006-2013)
Black Books Writer
(2000)

Filmography

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  Motherland (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 2019) (written and created by - 6 episodes, 2017) (creator - 1 episode, 2016) (written by - 1 episode, 2016)
- No Mum Left Behind (2019) ... (creator)
- Good Job (2019) ... (creator)
- Le Weekend (2019) ... (creator)
- The Purge (2019) ... (creator)
- Mother's Load (2019) ... (creator)
  Count Arthur Strong (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2017) (written by - 14 episodes, 2013 - 2017)
- Safari Park (2017)
- The Lucky Streak (2017)
- The Three Wishes (2017)
- The Soupover (2017)
- Untrue Detective (2017)
 2014 The Walshes (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Limbo (2014)
- Family Night (2014)
- Doctor Burger (2014)
 2006-2013 The IT Crowd (TV Series) (written by - 25 episodes)
- The Internet Is Coming (2013) ... (written by)
- Reynholm vs Reynholm (2010) ... (written by)
- Bad Boys (2010) ... (written by)
- Italian for Beginners (2010) ... (written by)
- Something Happened (2010) ... (written by)
 2011 Father Ted: Unintelligent Design (TV Short documentary)
 2010 The Armstrong and Miller Show (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (2010) ... (written by)
- Episode #3.3 (2010) ... (written by)
- Episode #3.2 (2010) ... (written by)
- Episode #3.1 (2010) ... (written by)
 2008 Charlie Brooker's Wipe (TV Series documentary) (contributor - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.3 (2008) ... (contributor)
 2008 Das iTeam - Die Jungs an der Maus (TV Series) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Stressige Zeiten (2008) ... (creator)
- Brötchen vom Vortag (2008) ... (creator)
 2006 The Smith & Jones Sketchbook (TV Series) (additional material - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (additional material)
 2003 Hello, Friend (Short) (written by)
  Big Train (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 2002) (written by - 6 episodes, 1998) (additional material - 1 episode, 2002)
- Episode #2.6 (2002) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.5 (2002) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.4 (2002) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.3 (2002) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.2 (2002) ... (additional material - uncredited) / (creator - uncredited)
 2000 Black Books (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- He's Leaving Home (2000) ... (by)
- The Big Lock-Out (2000) ... (by)
- The Blackout (2000) ... (by)
- Grapes of Wrath (2000) ... (by)
- Manny's First Day (2000) ... (by)
 2000 Jam (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... (writer)
 1999 Hippies (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 6 episodes)
- Disgusting Hippies (1999) ... (creator)
- Muddy Hippies (1999) ... (creator)
- Hippy Dippy Hippies (1999) ... (creator)
- Sexy Hippies (1999) ... (creator)
- Hairy Hippies (1999) ... (creator)
 1995-1998 Father Ted (TV Series) (written by - 25 episodes)
- Going to America (1998) ... (written by)
- Night of the Nearly Dead (1998) ... (written by)
- Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse (1998) ... (written by)
- Escape from Victory (1998) ... (written by)
- The Mainland (1998) ... (written by)
 1997 The MatchMaker (screenplay)
 1997 Brass Eye (TV Series) (additional material - 6 episodes)
- Decline (1997) ... (additional material)
- Crime (1997) ... (additional material)
- Sex (1997) ... (additional material)
- Science (1997) ... (additional material)
- Drugs (1997) ... (additional material)
 1997 Harry Enfield and Chums (TV Series) (additional material - 5 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.2 (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.1 (1997) ... (additional material)
 1996 Never Mind the Horrocks (TV Movie)
 1994-1996 The Fast Show (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- Three (1996) ... (written by)
- Mixa (1996) ... (written by)
- Oh (1996) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... (written by)
 1995 Coogan's Run (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Thursday Night Fever (1995) ... (written by)
- Dearth of a Salesman (1995) ... (written by)
 1994-1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1995) ... (writer)
 1995 The Friday Night Armistice (TV Series)
 1994 Paris (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- L'insanité (1994) ... (written by)
- La solitude (1994) ... (written by)
- Les musiciens (1994) ... (written by)
- Les gimmiques (1994) ... (written by)
- Le critique (1994) ... (written by)
 1994 The Day Today (TV Mini-Series) (additional material - 2 episodes)
- Meganews (1994) ... (additional material)
- The First (1994) ... (additional material)
 1984 Alas Smith & Jones (TV Series) (1995)
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Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Trivia:

Grew up in Castlenock, the same suburb of Dublin that Colin Farrel is from. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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