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Mary Agnes Donoghue

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Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA Profession: screenwriter, director, author, producer, publicist

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Short story writer and poet whose first screenplay "The Buddy System" was filmed in 1984. She has subsequently scripted the female buddy film "Beaches" (1988), co-produced and co-written the Goldie Hawn thriller, "Deceived" and, with no prior behind-the-camera experience, made her directing debut with "Paradise" (both 1991) which she adapted from Jean Loup Hubert's 1987 French film, "Le Grand Chemin."

Short story writer and poet whose first screenplay "The Buddy System" was filmed in 1984. She has subsequently scripted the female buddy film "Beaches" (1988), co-produced and co-written the Goldie Hawn thriller, "Deceived" and, with no prior behind-the-camera experience, made her directing debut with "Paradise" (both 1991) which she adapted from Jean Loup Hubert's 1987 French film, "Le Grand Chemin."

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  Paradise (1991) Director

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Relocated to Los Angeles to become assistant director of publicity at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1984:
Wrote first filmed screenplay, "The Buddy System"
1988:
Scripted the feature adaptation of the novel "Beaches", starring Bette Midler
1991:
Co-wrote and co-produced "Deceived", starring Goldie Hawn
1991:
Feature directorial debut, "Paradise", starring Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson
2002:
Wrote screen adaptation of the best-selling novel "White Oleander"
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Donoghue has also written the play "Me and Mamie O'Rourke" which is scheduled to be staged in the West End during the 1991-92 season.

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