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Shane Connaughton

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Occupation  Writer, Actor
Spouse  Ann Connaughton
Role  Writer
Name  Shane Connaughton
Years active  1975–present

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Full Name  Shane Connaughton
Born  4 April 1941 (age 74) (1941-04-04) Kingscourt, County CavanIreland
Education  Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Movies  My Left Foot, The Playboys, Tara Road, Ghostwood
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
Books  Border Station, The run of the country, A border diary, Connaughton Shane : Run of th, Run of the Country (N and S Irel
Similar People  Jim Sheridan, Noel Pearson, Brenda Fricker, Ray McAnally, Christy Brown

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Shane Connaughton (born 4 April 1941 in Kingscourt.) is an Irish writer and actor, probably best known as co-writer of the Academy Award-nominated screenplay for My Left Foot. He also co-wrote the screenplays for the Academy Award-winning 1980 short film The Dollar Bottom and 1992 film The Playboys, as well as other screenplays and plays. He won the Hennessy Award in 1985.

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Connaughton is the author of the books A Border Station (1989), The Run of the Country (1991), and Big Parts (2009). He adapted The Run of the Country for the screen in 1995 and published a book about its filming, A Border Diary, the same year. A Border Station, a short story collection, was a bestseller in Ireland and was shortlisted for the Guinness Peat Award. His first two books are both set in the County Cavan village of Redhills, where he grew up, and The Playboys and The Run of the Country were filmed there.

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Connaughton attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked as a theatre and film actor, appearing in Coronation Street, Mike Leigh's Four Days in July, Neil Jordan's The Miracle, and The Playboys, among other roles.


Connaughton is married and has two children. He lives in London much of the time.

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