McCarthy followed this with the equally acclaimed THE VISITOR in 2007. McCarthy won the award for Best Screenplay from the San Diego Film Critics Society, the Best Director award from Methodfest, the Satellite award for Best Screenplay, and the Independent Spirit award for Best Direction, and was nominated for a Writers Guild award. At the Deauville Film Festival, McCarthy received the Grand Special Prize. Richard Jenkins received an Oscar nomination as Best Actor, and the film itself was nominated for numerous awards including an Image Award, a Gotham award, and a David di Donatello Award.
In addition to his writing and directing, McCarthy continues his career as an actor. He made his screen debut in the 1992 film CROSSING THE BRIDGE, and went on to appear in such films as FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, SYRIANA, GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK, YEAR OF THE DOG, MEET THE PARENTS, ALL THE KING'S MEN, DUPLICITY, 2012 and THE LOVELY BONES. He was featured in the final season of HBO's critically acclaimed series THE WIRE, and also appeared in NEW YORK UNDERCOVER, SPIN CITY, LAW AND ORDER, LAW AND ORDER: SVU, ALLY MCBEAL and BOSTON PUBLIC.
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Tom McCarthy Facts
|Birth Name||Thomas Joseph McCarthy|
|Birthday||January 30, 1969 (50)|
|Birthplace||New Jersey, USA|
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