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McDonagh, Martin

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Born: 1970 AD
Currently alive, at 44 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Playwrights

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1970 – An Irish playwright was born on the 26th day of March this year in Camberwell, London.

 

1996 – He has been awarded London Critics' Circle Theatre Awards for Most Promising Playwright in this year. He also wrote The Beauty Queen of Leenane this year.

 

1997 – He wrote “A Skull in Connemara”.

 

1998 – He was nominated in Tony Award for Best Play.

 

2001 – He becomes more successful when he wrote “Lieutenant of Inishmore” this year.

 

2003 – He wrote the “Pillow man”, in which a horror writer is interrogated after several local children are murdered.

 

2004 – He was awarded Laurence Olivier Award for Best new play.

 

2006 – In March of this year, he won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for Six Shooter a film he wrote and directed.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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