Pat O'Connor (director)
|Born||1943 (age 73–74)
Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland
|Spouse(s)||Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1990-present)|
In 1982, O'Connor won a Jacob's Award for his direction of the RTÉ TV adaptation of William Trevor's short story, Ballroom of Romance starring Cyril Cusack and Brenda Fricker. It was shot near the village of Ballycroy, County Mayo. He subsequently won the BAFTA award for "Best Television Single Drama, 1983," for the same work. He also directed Trevor's One of Ourselves for BBC TV, again starring Cyril Cusack, and filmed in Cappoquin and Lismore, Co. Waterford.
O'Connor has been married since 1990 to Oscar-nominated actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, with whom he has two sons. He directed Mastrantonio in another William Trevor film adaptation, Fools of Fortune as well as The January Man.
- The Ballroom of Romance (1982)
- Cal (1984)
- A Month in the Country (1987)
- Stars and Bars (1988)
- The January Man (1989)
- Fools of Fortune (1990)
- Circle of Friends (1995)
- Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
- Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)
- Sweet November (2001)
- Private Peaceful (2012)
- "1983 Television Single Drama - BAFTA Awards".
- Vincent Canby (1989-01-13). "Kevin Kline On the Trail Of a Killer". The New York Times.
- Janet Maslin (1989-02-05). "Is January The Cruelest Month?". The New York Times.
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