Shane Connaughton Net Worth

Shane Connaughton Net Worth is
$16 Million

Shane Connaughton Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Shane Connaughton (born 4 April 1941 in Kingscourt.) is an Irish writer and actor, probably best known as co-writer of the Academy Award-nominated screenplay for My Left Foot. He also co-wrote the screenplays for the Academy Award-winning 1980 short film The Dollar Bottom and 1992 film The Playboys, as well as other screenplays and plays. He won the Hennessy Award in 1985.Connaughton is the author of the books A Border Station (1989), The Run of the Country (1991), and Big Parts (2009). He adapted The Run of the Country for the screen in 1995 and published a book about its filming, A Border Diary, the same year. A Border Station, a short story collection, was a bestseller in Ireland and was shortlisted for the Guinness Peat Award. His first two books are both set in the County Cavan village of Redhills, where he grew up, and The Playboys and The Run of the Country were filmed there.Connaughton attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked as a theatre and film actor, appearing in Coronation Street, Mike Leigh's Four Days in July, Neil Jordan's The Miracle, and The Playboys, among other roles.Connaughton is married and has two children. He lives in London much of the time.

Date Of BirthApril 4, 1941
Place Of BirthKingscourt, Republic of Ireland
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Producer
EducationBristol Old Vic Theatre School
SpouseAnn Connaughton
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
MoviesMy Left Foot, The Playboys, Tara Road, Ghostwood


Tara Road2005screenplay
The Blackwater Lightship2004TV Movie screenplay
The Run of the Country1995novel / screenplay
Screen Two1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Playboys1992
Murder in Eden1991TV Mini-Series 3 episodes
The Lilac Bus1990TV Movie
My Left Foot1989screenplay
Black Silk1985TV Series script - 1 episode
Every Picture Tells a Story1983writer
Maybury1981-1983TV Series writer - 5 episodes
The Dollar Bottom1981Short screenplay
Crown Court1974TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Six Days of Justice1973TV Series writer - 1 episode


Ghostwood2008Fr Frank
Uprising2001TV MovieGerman Soldier with Violinists
Young Indiana Jones1993TV SeriesW.B. Yeats
The Playboys1992Customs Officer
The Miracle1991Rose's Father
Screenplay1990TV SeriesPrison Governor / Auctioneer
Screen Two1986TV SeriesSenior Policeman
Four Days in July1984TV MovieBrendan
Maybury1981-1983TV SeriesFather Ryan / Mr. Smith
Piano Smashers of the Golden Sun1975TV MovieJohn Mulligan
Crown Court1973TV SeriesGerald Thornton
Armchair Theatre1971TV SeriesPrison officer
Play for Today1971TV Series
Coronation Street1970TV SeriesJohn Smith


The Run of the Country1995associate producer

Archive Footage

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Love's Sweet Song2000VideoW.B. Yeats

Nominated Awards

2004OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing of a Motion Picture or MiniseriesThe Blackwater Lightship (2004)
1990OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumMy Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
1990BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Screenplay - AdaptedMy Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
1990WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumMy Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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