Lenny Abrahamson

Leonard Ian Abrahamson (born 30 November 1966) is an Irish film and television director.[1][2] He is best known for directing independent films Adam & Paul (2004), Garage (2007), What Richard Did (2012), and Frank (2014), and Room (2015), all of which contributed to Abrahamson's six Irish Film and Television Awards.

Lenny Abrahamson
Born
Leonard Ian Abrahamson

(1966-11-30) 30 November 1966 (age 56)[1][2]
EducationThe High School, Dublin
Alma materTrinity College, Dublin
Occupation(s)Film and television director
Years active1991–present
SpouseMonika Pamula
Children2

In 2015, he received widespread recognition for directing Room, based on the novel of the same name by Emma Donoghue. The film received four nominations [3] at the 88th Academy Awards including Best Picture[3] and Best Director for Abrahamson.[3] In 2020, he directed six episodes of and executive produced the television series Normal People, for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series.[4]


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