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Born: February 6, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Wicklow, IE Profession: Writer ...
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Formed the Children's T theater company after graduating from college
1976:
Founded (and served as the artistic director) the Project Arts Centre in Dublin
1979:
Wrote two plays, the first, an Irish beggar's opera called "The Ha'penny Place" and the second, a piece of agitprop theater called "The Last Post"
1981:
Moved to New York and enrolled at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts
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Became the artistic director of New York's Irish Arts Centre
1989:
Film directing and screenwriting debut, "My Left Foot," starring Daniel Day-Lewis; earned Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay
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Started production company Hell's Kitchen Productions; partnered with Arthur Lappin
1993:
First film as a producer, "In the Name of the Father"; again teamed with Daniel Day-Lewis; earned Acadeny Award nominations for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay
1996:
Wrote and produced the IRA-themed drama "Some Mother's Son"
1997:
Re-teamed with Day-Lewis for "The Boxer"; wrote, produced and directed; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Director
1999:
Served as producer on "Agnes Browne"; film was directed by and starred Anjelica Huston
2000:
Executive produced the biopic of Irish author Brendan Behan "Borstal Boy"
2003:
Released the semi-autobiographical drama "In America"; earned an Independent Spirit Award for Best Director and shared Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Screenplay with his daughters Kirsten and Naomi Sheridan, who co-wrote the script
2005:
Directed the urban drama "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," loosely based on the life of rapper 50 Cent, who also makes his acting debut
2009:
Helmed a remake of "Brothers," starring Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal
2011:
Directed the thriller "Dream House," starring Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

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