Lynne Ramsay


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Lynne Ramsay was born on December 5, 1969 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland. She is a director and writer, known for We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), You Were Never Really Here (2017) and Ratcatcher (1999). She was previously married to Rory Stewart Kinnear. See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 40 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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Ratcatcher Director
(1999)
Morvern Callar Director
(2002)

Filmography

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 2019 Brigitte (Documentary short)
 2012 Swimmer (Short)
 2000 Kill the Day (Short)
 1999 Ratcatcher
 1998 Gasman (Short)
 1996 Small Deaths (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed a music video for Doves' "Black and White Town", but the version the record company released was re-edited and quite different from the one Ramsay made.

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)] My first thought was maybe Tilda [Tilda Swinton] is too extraordinary. But then I thought 'Well, if you look like Tilda and you're stuck in this community, it's going to be really hard to hide yourself'. See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from the UK's National Film and Television School in 1995. See more »

Trademark:

Her films, in one way or another, often center around children. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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