|Martin McDonagh Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||March 26, 1970|
Martin McDonagh is a British-Irish playwright, screenwriter, producer, and director who is acclaimed for directing award-winning films like In Bruges (2008), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), Seven Psychopaths (2012), The Banshees of Inisherin (2022), etc.
Martin Faranan McDonagh
Camberwell, London, England, United Kingdom
Playwright, Screenwriter, Producer, Director
- Father – Worked as a construction worker
- Mother – Worked as a cleaning lady
- Siblings – John Michael McDonagh (Older Brother) (Writer, Director)
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Martin has dated –
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge (2018-Present) – The actress and writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who is best known for her work on Fleabag, has been in a romantic relationship with Martin since 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Irish ancestry.
However, his hair has turned ‘Gray’ due to his advancing age.
Martin McDonagh Favorite Things
- Bands – Nirvana, The Clash, The Pogues
- Movies – Citizen Kane (1941), Stairway to Heaven (1946), The Godfather (1972), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Seven Samurai (1954), Manhattan (1979), Badlands (1973), The Night of the Hunter (1955), Taxi Driver (1976), The Wild Bunch (1969)
Source – IMDb
Martin McDonagh Facts
- He has been inspired by the works of directors like Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, Terrence Malick, and David Lynch.
- Martin has the distinction of being the first playwright since William Shakespeare to have 4 of his plays running in London’s West-End at the same time. He achieved this feat at the young age of 27 years.
- As of early 2023, he has directed 3 Oscar-nominated performances: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, and Woody Harrelson in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). Out of them, Frances and Sam won the golden statue in the ‘Best Actress’ and ‘Best Supporting Actor’ categories respectively in 2018.
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