Jim Sheridan (I)

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Jim Sheridan is the father of Amira Sheridan . Following a distinguished career in the theatre between the 1960s and the 1980s, Jim Sheridan wrote and directed his first critically acclaimed feature MY LEFT FOOT in 1989. The film was nominated for two European Film Awards. He followed this in 1990 with THE FIELD which he also wrote and directed. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »


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In America Producer
My Left Foot Director
Brothers Director


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  Hitmanforhire.net (executive producer) (announced)
  Lockerbie (executive producer) (announced)
  In Absentia (TV Series documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
  The Devil's Advocate (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer) (post-production)
 2021 Rock Against Homelessness (producer)
 2021 Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (producer)
 2019 First Disco (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Shelter me: Apollo House (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2017 The Making of 11th Hour (Short) (producer)
 2017 Inside Apollo House (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 The Making of the Secret Scripture (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 The Secret Scripture (producer)
 2015 Omar Sharif's Tribute (Documentary short) (producer)
 2012 Dollhouse (executive producer)
 2006 Where's Daddy! (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 A Portrait of an Artist: The Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (producer)
 2002 In America (producer)
 2002 Bloody Sunday (executive producer)
 2001 On the Edge (executive producer)
 2000 Borstal Boy (executive producer)
 1999 Agnes Browne (producer)
 1997 The Boxer (producer)
 1996 Some Mother's Son (producer)
 1993 In the Name of the Father (producer)
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Personal Quote:

[on Colin Farrell] In Ireland we admire Daniel Day-Lewis and respect Liam Neeson but somewhere inside us we love Colin, because we're just waiting for him to f**k up, you know. We're just waiting for him to fall in the s**t and be like us. Talent and good looks help when you're trying to make it in the entertainment industry, Colin has them in spades. Deep down he is such a great guy and it comes... See more »


Jim Sheridan has four daughters : His youngest daughter Amira Sheridan with the Moroccan film director Zahara Moufid and three daughters with Fran Sheridan : Kirsten Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Tess Sheridan. See more »


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