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 30 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Room Director
(2015)
Frank Director
(2014)
Normal People Director
(2020)
Adam & Paul Director
(2004)

Filmography

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 2022 Conversations with Friends (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2022)
- Episode #1.11 (2022)
- Episode #1.5 (2022)
- Episode #1.4 (2022)
- Episode #1.3 (2022)
 2020 Normal People (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2020)
- Episode #1.5 (2020)
- Episode #1.4 (2020)
- Episode #1.3 (2020)
- Episode #1.2 (2020)
 2020 Normal People Confessions (Video short) (directed by)
 2016 Chance (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2015/I Room (directed by)
 2014/II Frank
 2008 Dublin 26.06.08: A Movie in 4 Days (feature director)
 2007 Prosperity (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Pala's Story (2007)
- Georgie's Story (2007)
- Gavin's Story (2007)
- Stacey's Story (2007)
 2007 Garage
 2004 Adam & Paul
 1991 3 Joes (Short) (as Leonard Abrahamson)
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Show Show Self (12 credits)

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Other Works:

Advertisement: Directed the hugely popular Carlsberg Dream Nightclub advert (2003/2004). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Leonard Abrahamson

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Monika Pamula  (2 children)

Parents:

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]

Trivia:

One of the short 16 mm films he made was called 3 Joes (1991). It went on to win the Best European Short award at the Cork film festival, the Audience Award at the Galway film fleadh and the Organiser's Award at the Oberhausen short film festival. See more »

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