Martin McDonagh

Active - 2007 - 2017  |   Born - Mar 26, 1970 in Camberwell, London, England  |   Genres - Comedy Drama

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  • Originally began his career as a noted playwright. His first play, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, was successful enough to be transferred to Broadway in April 1998, gaining a Tony award nomination for Best Play during it's run.
  • Courted controversy for his comments about disrespecting Theatre in comparison to film, in a 1998 article in BOMB Magazine.
  • The first film he wrote and directed, Six Shooter, won him an Academy Award for best live action short film.
  • Won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in 2017.