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Jim Sheridan

Jim SheridanAKA James Sheridan

Born: 6-Feb-1949
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Film Director, Playwright

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: My Left Foot

Father: Peter Sheridan (railroad worker)
Mother: Anna Sheridan
Brother: Peter Sheridan (filmmaker)
Brother: Frank Sheridan ("Frankie", d.)
Wife: Fran Sheridan (m. 1972)
Daughter: Naomi Sheridan
Daughter: Kristen Sheridan (filmmaker, b. 1976)
Daughter: Tess Sheridan

    University: Abbey School of Acting, Dublin, Ireland
    University: University College Dublin
    University: New York University (attended)

    Dream House (29-Sep-2011)
    Brothers (3-Dec-2009)
    Get Rich or Die Tryin' (9-Nov-2005)
    In America (13-Sep-2002)
    The Boxer (31-Dec-1997)
    In the Name of the Father (29-Dec-1993)
    The Field (13-Sep-1990)
    My Left Foot (13-Sep-1989)

    The Bridge of San Luis Rey (22-Dec-2004)
    The General (29-May-1998) · CPAD Leader

Author of books:
Leave the Fighting to McGuigan (1985, biography of boxer Barry McGuigan)
Framing the Nation (2002)
In America: A Portrait of the Film (2003, with Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan)

Wrote plays:
Journal of a Hole (1971, with Neil Jordan)
Mobile Homes (1976)
Women at Work: Same Sweat, Different Pay (1976, with Peter Sheridan)
Where All Your Dreams Come True (1978)
The Ha'Penny Place (1979)
Inner City, Outer Space (1979)
The Imigrant (1982)
Spike in the First World War (1983)

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