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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Known For

Room Director
Frank Director
Normal People Producer
Adam & Paul Director


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 2023 The Brillant World of Tom Gates (executive producer) (filming)
 2022 Conversations with Friends (TV Series) (executive producer)
 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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Alternate Names:

Leonard Abrahamson


5' 5" (1.65 m)


Monika Pamula  (2 children)


Max Abrahamson | Abrahamson, Edna

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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]


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