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Paddy Considine

Born in 1974, Burton-on-Trent, UK. Graduated in photography from the University of Brighton.

He began his film career working alongside childhood friend Shane Meadows. The director cast Considine in his short films, then offered him his first role in a feature, A Room for Romeo Brass (1999).

Later, Considine earned acting and screenwriting credits for Meadows’ Dead Man’s Shoes (2004). His acting career includes both British movies (24 Hour Party People, 2001; In America, 2004) and American (Cinderella Man, 2005; The Bourne Ultimatum, 2007).

In 2007 he debuted as a director with Dog Altogether, a short film that won a BAFTA Award and a Silver Lion at the Venice IFF, among other prizes. Considine then transferred its characters to his feature directorial debut Tyrannosaur. (Karlovy Vary Film Festival)

Selected filmography

see also: Directors, Scriptwriters