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Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Writer ...
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2004:
Helmed "Hotel Rwanda" starring Don Cheadle in the true-life story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsis refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda; film was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Picture and an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay
1985:
Made American stage debut as playwright of "The Tunnel", a drama based on his imprisonment in Belfast; first collaboration with Jim Sheridan who directed and starred
1986:
Researched and wrote with Shana Alexander the non-fiction book "The Pizza Connection"
2000:
Served as executive producer and co-creator of the CBS drama "The District" starring Craig T. Nelson
1971:
Arrested as a teenager for suspicion of involvement with the Irish Republican Army (IRA)
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Became involved with the Irish Republican Socialist Party; arrested and sentenced to six years in prison
1997:
Co-wrote "The Boxer" which marked his third collaboration with Jim Sheridan, who also directed
2007:
Directed and adapted the novel for "Reservation Road," starring Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo
1996:
Feature directing debut, "Some Mother's Son"; also scripted
1993:
Debut as screenwriter and assistant director, "In the Name of the Father"; directed and co-written by Sheridan
1981:
Moved to NYC
1978:
Released for good behavior
2002:
With Billy Ray, received screenplay credit for the WWII drama "Hart's War"

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