Jim Sheridan

1949 - Today

Jim Sheridan

Jim Sheridan (born 6 February 1949) is an Irish playwright, screenwriter, film director, and film producer. Between 1989 and 1993, Sheridan directed two critically acclaimed films set in Ireland (My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father) that received a combined 13 Academy Award nominations. Sheridan has personally received six Academy Award nominations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Sheridan has received more than 422,549 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 522nd most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 420k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Jim Sheridan ranks 524 out of 1,305Before him are Ken Annakin, Ján Kadár, Seijun Suzuki, John Madden, John Waters, and Max Fleischer. After him are J. Stuart Blackton, Grigori Aleksandrov, Ralph Bakshi, Segundo de Chomón, Atom Egoyan, and Chantal Akerman.

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Among people born in 1949, Jim Sheridan ranks 173Before him are Andranik Margaryan, Walid Jumblatt, George Dalaras, Antônio Fagundes, Vera Wang, and John Madden. After him are Paul Guilfoyle, Franco Causio, Zoë Wanamaker, Rasim Delić, Francis Rossi, and Bernard Farcy.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Jim Sheridan ranks 119 out of 366Before him are Roy Keane (1971), Cornelius Ryan (1920), Gilbert O'Sullivan (1946), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), Arthur Griffith (1871), and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977). After him are Mary Harris Jones (1837), William Howard Russell (1820), John Sealy Townsend (1868), Ninette de Valois (1898), Dan O'Herlihy (1919), and Richard Kirwan (1733).


Among film directors born in Ireland, Jim Sheridan ranks 2Before him are Neil Jordan (1950). After him are Herbert Brenon (1880), William Desmond Taylor (1872), Lenny Abrahamson (1966), and Steve Barron (1956).

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