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Terry George (born 1952) is a Belfast-born screenwriter and director. 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 54. ... Screenwriting refers to the art and craft of writing screenplays for film or television. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ...


Much of his film work (e.g. The Boxer, Some Mother's Son, and In the Name of the Father) involves the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The Boxer is a 1997 film by Irish director Jim Sheridan. ... Some Mothers Son is a 1996 film written and directed by Northern Irish filmmaker Terry George, and based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in Maze Prison , a British prison. ... In The Name Of The Father is a 1993 film directed by Jim Sheridan based on the true life story of the Guildford Four, four people falsely convicted of the IRAs Guildford pub bombing. ... For other uses, see The Troubles (disambiguation). ... Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom lying in the northeast of the island of Ireland, covering 5,459 square miles (14,139 km², about a sixth of the islands total area). ...


His other films include Hotel Rwanda, Hart's War and A Bright Shining Lie. Hotel Rwanda is a historical drama film that shows the quiet heroism of one man, Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle), during the Rwandan Genocide. ... Based on the novel by John Katzenbach Harts War is a 2002 film about a fictional World War II prisoner of war camp starring Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell and Terrance Howard. ... A Bright Shining Lie A Bright Shining Lie is a book by Neil Sheehan, a former New York Times reporter covering the Vietnam War, about U.S. Army retired Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann and the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. ...


He and his family, wife, the former Margaret Higgins, daughter Oorlagh, and son, Seamus, divide their time between County Down, Northern Ireland and Long Island, New York, USA. Statistics Province: Ulster County Town: Downpatrick Area: 2,448 km² Population (est. ... Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom lying in the northeast of the island of Ireland, covering 5,459 square miles (14,139 km², about a sixth of the islands total area). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... NY redirects here. ...


He faced deportation from the United States but was allowed to remain following Irish-American lobbying efforts on his behalf. His wife is a naturalized United States citizen, and their son is a United States citizen by birth.


Personal Milestones

1971: Arrested as a teenager for suspicion of involvement with the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA). George became involved with the Irish Republican Socialist Party; he was arrested and sentenced to six years in prison and was released in 1978 for good behavior. Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) is an Irish republican paramilitary organization which was formed on December 8, 1974. ... Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) describes itself as a republican socialist party and claims to be both Marxist-Leninist and republican. ...


1981: Moved to New York City. Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


1985: Made his American stage debut as playwright of "The Tunnel", a drama based on his imprisonment in Belfast. Also this year he had his first collaboration with Jim Sheridan, who directed and starred. Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 54. ... Jim Sheridan (born February 6, 1949) is a film director who was born in Dublin, Ireland, and educated by the Irish Christian Brothers. ...


1986: Researched the non-fiction book "The Pizza Connection" with Shana Alexander. Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as fact. ... Shana Alexander (October 6, 1925 - June 23, 2005) was an American columnist. ...


1993: Made his debut as screenwriter and assistant director with In the Name of the Father, starring Daniel Day Lewis, and directed and co-written by Jim Sheridan. Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... In The Name Of The Father is a 1993 film directed by Jim Sheridan based on the true life story of the Guildford Four, four people falsely convicted of the IRAs Guildford pub bombing. ... Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born April 29, 1957) is a British actor. ...


1996: Directed and scripted the film Some Mother's Son, starring Helen Mirren and Fionnuala Flanagan. Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Dame Helen Mirren DBE (born on July 26, 1945) is an Academy Award-winning English stage, television and film actress. ... Fionnuala Flanagan is an Irish-born, Hollywood-based actress who has appeared on American TV (Rich Man, Poor Man, Murder, She Wrote, etc. ...


2000-Present: Served as executive producer and co-creator of the CBS fall drama The District with Craig T. Nelson, David O'Hara and Lynne Thigpen. 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... The television crime drama The District aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. ... Craig T. Nelson (born Craig Richard Nelson on April 4, 1944 in Spokane, Washington) is an American actor. ... David OHara (born on 9 July 1965) is a Scottish actor. ... Lynne Thigpen (December 22, 1948 – March 12, 2003) was an Image Award-nominated American film and television actress. ...


2002: With Billy Ray, received screenplay credit for the World War II drama Hart's War. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Based on the novel by John Katzenbach Harts War is a 2002 film about a fictional World War II prisoner of war camp starring Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell and Terrance Howard. ...


2004: Directed, producer and co-wrote Hotel Rwanda, which starred Don Cheadle and Sophie Okonedo. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hotel Rwanda is a historical drama film that shows the quiet heroism of one man, Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle), during the Rwandan Genocide. ... Don Cheadle (born November 29, 1964) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor. ... Sophie Okonedo (born January 1, 1969) is an Academy Award-nominated British actress. ...


2007: Along with fellow film writer, William Monahan and famed musician, Van Morrison, Terry George will be honored at the second annual "Oscar Wilde: Honoring Irish Writing in Film", held at the Ebell Wilshire in Los Angeles, CA on February 22. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... George Ivan Morrison OBE (generally known as Van Morrison) (born August 31, 1945) is a singer-songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. ...


2007: Directed the highly-anticipated film Reservation Road, due in theaters in November, 2007 and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, and Academy Award winning actresses Jennifer Connelly and Mira Sorvino. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Reservation Road is a film directed by Terry George and based on the book of the same title by John Burnham Schwartz, who, along with George, adapted the novel for the screenplay. ... Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (pronounced IPA: ) (born October 28, 1974), formerly credited as Leaf Phoenix, is a two-time Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning Puerto Rican actor. ... Ruffalo in Just Like Heaven, 2005 Mark Alan Ruffalo (born November 22, 1967 in Kenosha, Wisconsin) is an American actor who has received critical acclaim for his film work. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress and former child model. ... Mira Katherine Sorvino (born September 28, 1967 in Tenafly, New Jersey) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ...


External links

  • [1] Terry George entry on IMDB

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