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McDonagh, Martin

Born: 1970 AD
Currently alive, at 51 years of age.
Nationality: Irish
Categories: Playwrights

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.