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Frank McGuinness

Frank McGuinness was born on July 29, 1953 in Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland. He is a writer, known for Dancing at Lughnasa (1998), A Short Stay in Switzerland (2009) and Talk of Angels (1998). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dancing at Lughnasa
(1998)
Talk of Angels
(1998)
The Stronger
The Stronger Writer
(2007)

Filmography

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 2015 A Song for Jenny (TV Movie) (written by)
 2010 Playhouse: Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crocodile ... (writer)
 2009 A Short Stay in Switzerland (TV Movie) (written by)
 2007/I The Stronger (Short)
 2004 Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde (TV Movie documentary) (script and quote selection)
 2002 Lexx (TV Series) (additional writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Lexx Vegas (2002) ... (additional writer)
 2000 The Messiah XXI (Documentary)
 1998 Talk of Angels (screenplay)
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (screenplay)
 1995 Alguém Olhará Por Mim (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Screenplay (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hen House (1989) ... (writer)
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary) (translation - 1 episode)
- Henrik Ibsen (1988) ... (translation)
 1987 Scout (TV Movie) (written by)
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 2003 Son frère (writer: "Sleep" - as Frank McGuiness)
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (lyrics: "Gypsy Play Your Violin")
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 1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (studio manager - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (studio manager)
- John Goodman/Drew Barrymore/Tony Randall (1993) ... (studio manager)
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 2006 HARDtalk Extra (TV Series)
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- Frank McGuinness (2006) ... Himself
 2004 Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde (TV Movie documentary)
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 2000 Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams (Video documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His translation of August Strindberg's play, "Miss Julie," was performed in a Peter Hall Company production at the Theatre Royal in Bath, England with Richard Dormer, James Laurenson, Andrea Riseborough, Barry Stanton, Michael Mears, Annette Badland, Teddy Kempner, Ben Turner, Susie Trayling, Paul Bentall, Caitlin Mottram, ... See more »

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Trivia:

He was awarded the 1986 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright for Observe the Sons of Ulster, Marching Towards the Somme. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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