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Born: October 31, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bristol, England, GB Profession: director, screenwriter, assistant editor

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After cutting his teeth directing commercials, Kirk Jones wrote and directed "Waking Ned Devine," a 1998 comedy about the inhabitants of a small Irish village who conspire to claim a dead man's lottery winnings. The movie was released to critical acclaim, and Jones followed it up with "Nanny McPhee," based on a popular series of books. His next two projects were the 2009 drama "Everybody's Fine" starring Robert De Niro, which Jones also wrote, and the 2012 romantic comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting," an ensemble film that revolves around a quintet of couples going through the different stages of having a child.

After cutting his teeth directing commercials, Kirk Jones wrote and directed "Waking Ned Devine," a 1998 comedy about the inhabitants of a small Irish village who conspire to claim a dead man's lottery winnings. The movie was released to critical acclaim, and Jones followed it up with "Nanny McPhee," based on a popular series of books. His next two projects were the 2009 drama "Everybody's Fine" starring Robert De Niro, which Jones also wrote, and the 2012 romantic comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting," an ensemble film that revolves around a quintet of couples going through the different stages of having a child.

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  Nanny McPhee (2006) Director
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  Waking Ned Devine (1998) Director
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  Listener, The (1986) Director

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After finishing film school, moved to London and worked as an assistant editor at BFCS, a production company
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Began directing commercials
1990:
Joined Xenium Films
1992:
With partner Glynis Murray, formed Tomboy Films
1998:
Feature debut, "Waking Ned Devine"
2006:
Directed the family comedy "Nanny McPhee," a film written by and starring Emma Thompson, and based on the Nurse Matilda books
2012:
Helmed the ensemble romantic comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting"
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Education

Newport Film School: - 1987

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