Lenny Abrahamson

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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 26 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »


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Room Director
Frank Director
Adam & Paul Director
Garage Director


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 2022 Conversations with Friends (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2020 Normal People (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.11 (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.10 (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.9 (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.8 (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2016 Chance (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Summer of Love (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2010 The Meaning of Eggsistence (Short) (associate producer)
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Leonard Abrahamson


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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]


Directed one Oscar winning performance: Brie Larson in Room (2015). See more »

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