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Paul McGuigan

Paul McGuigan
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 7633
  • BirthDate: 1963, 19 of September , Bellshill, Scotland, UK
  • Spouse: single
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Facts of life

    Paul McGuigan, film director, born (19 September, 1963) in Belshill, Scotland, has been responsible for bringing the visual verve and cinematic style to the four episode drama of Sherlock series on BBC television. He spent his early years as a professional photographer for the fashion and music before becoming a Television director.  His debut The Acid House got him RTS Award for Best New comer, best single Drama and many other awards. His other noteworthy contributions are Push, Lucky Number Slevin and Gangster No.1. His other television includes the pilot of Thief for the FX network, episodes for medical drama Monroe, Scandal for ABC, episodes of Smash for NBC and the TV movie pilot Devious Maids for ABC. His credits in film are Gangster No.1 with David and Thewlis Malcolm McDowell, Wicker Park with Rose Byrne and Josh Hartnett, Lucky Number Slevin with Hartnett and Push with Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning. He is now working on his next feature film Frankenstein.

  • Awards: Nominated Grand Jury Prize - 2000 for "for:Gangster Nr. 1 (2000)."
    Nominated BAFTA TV Award - 2011 for "Best Director - Fiction/Entertainment for:"Sherlock" (2010). For episode "A Study in Pink""
    Nominated BAFTA TV Award - 1998 for "Best Single Drama for:The Acid House (1998). Shared with: David Muir Alex Usborne Irvine Welsh For the segment "Granton Star Cause"."
    Nominated Golden Hitchcock - 2000 for "for:Gangster Nr. 1 (2000)."
    Nominated European Discovery of the Year - 2000 for "for:Gangster Nr. 1 (2000)."
    Won AMC Audience Award - 1999 for "for:The Acid House (1998)."
    Won Audience Award - 2006 for "Best Film for:Lucky # Slevin (2006)."
    Nominated Grand Prix des Amériques - 2004 for "for:Sehnsüchtig (2004)."
    Won Prix Italia - 1998 for "Fiction - Single Plays for:The Acid House (1998). Shared with: Irvine Welsh For segment 'Granton Star Cause'"
    Nominated Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Gold - 1999 for "for:The Acid House (1998). Méliès d'Argent 1999 at Fantasporto."
    Won FIPRESCI Prize - 1998 for "Competition for:The Acid House (1998). For its originality in presenting a crass Scottish everday world in a surreal, almost hallocigenic light, very true to its author and its adventurous visual style."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 1079
  • Films with Paul McGuigan: Devious Maids - 2012
    Scandal - 2012
    Smash - 2012
    Sherlock - 2010-2012
    Monroe - 2011
    Push - 2009
    Thief - 2006
    Lucky Number Slevin - 2006
    Wicker Park - 2004
    The Reckoning - 2003/I
    Little Angels - 2002
    Gangster No. 1 - 2000
    The Acid House - 1998
    Carnography - 1994
    Walk on the Wild Side - 1994
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