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Terry George

Terry George received Academy Award and BAFTA nominations for his first produced screenplay, In the Name of the Father. His directorial debut, Some Mother's Son, won awards at the European Film Festival, Angers European First Film Festival, and the San Sebastian International Film Festival. George was named European Young Director of the Year in 1996.

George subsequently adapted and directed the acclaimed HBO movie based on Neil Sheehan's Pulitzer Prize-winning Vietnam War tale, A Bright and Shining Lie. The feature was honored with Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.

George's other writing credits include the Sheridan-directed drama The Boxer starring Daniel Day Lewis, and Hart's War starring Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell. He created and produced the CBS drama series The District, which was the no. 1 rated TV show on Saturday night for four years. George lives in Ireland and New York.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Terry George Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter, Producer
BirthplaceNorthern Ireland, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Episode 2
Gina & Paul
Hotel Rwanda
The Boxer
Some Mother's Son
Reservation Road
The Shore
A Bright Shining Lie
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