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Lenny Abrahamson


Lenny Abrahamson was born in Dublin in 1966. He studied physics and philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. While at university he directed short videos with the Trinity Video Society, which he co-founded with Ed Guiney. He graduated in 1991 with first class honours (gold medal). His first short film, 3 Joes, won the Best European Short Film Award at... See full bio »

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Known For

Room
Room Director
(2015)
Frank
Frank Director
(2014)
Adam & Paul
Adam & Paul Director
(2004)
Garage
Garage Director
(2007)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (10 credits)
 2016 Chance (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2015/I Room (directed by)
 2014/II Frank
 2008 Dublin 26.06.08: A Movie in 4 Days (feature director)
 2007 Prosperity (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Pala's Story (2007)
- Georgie's Story (2007)
- Gavin's Story (2007)
- Stacey's Story (2007)
 2007 Garage
 2004 Adam & Paul
 1991 3 Joes (Short) (as Leonard Abrahamson)
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Show Show Self (7 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Leonard Abrahamson

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's original and brilliant, and I am very proud of it. [expressing his feelings on his feature-length debut film Adam & Paul (2004) while picking up the audience award at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2004]

Trivia:

He listed the following 10 films as his favorite in 2012's 'Sight and Sound' poll: Barry Lyndon (1975), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) ["The Death of Mr. Lazarescu"], The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) ["The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser"], Caché (2005) ["Hidden"], The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976), A Man Escaped (1956) ["A Man Escaped"], The Match Factory Girl (1990) ["The Match Factory... See more »

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Sagittarius

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