Neil Jordan

Filmmaker + Fiction Writer
Born Feb 25, 1950

Neil Patrick Jordan is an Irish filmmaker and novelist. He won an Academy Award for The Crying Game. He also won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival for The Butcher Boy.

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1950 Birth Born on February 25, 1950.


1999 49 Years Old Jordan was born in County Sligo, the son of Angela (née O'Brien), a painter, and Michael Jordan, a professor. He was educated at St. Paul's College, Raheny. Of his religious background, Jordan said in a 1999 Salon interview: "I was brought up a Catholic and was quite religious at one stage in my life, when I was young. … Read More


2009 59 Years Old Neil Gaiman announced during his The Today Show appearance on 27 January 2009, that Neil Jordan would be directing the film of his Newbery Medal-winning book The Graveyard Book. … Read More
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