Neil Jordan's Interesting Facts

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1 Directed 4 actors in Oscar nominated performances: Bob Hoskins, Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, and Julianne Moore.
2 Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1992.
3 Good friends and fellow Dubliners Bono and Ali Hewson named their first daughter, Jordan Hewson, who was born in 1989, after him.
4 Is the award-winning author of a number of acclaimed novels and collections of stories. Nearly all his stories are set in Ireland and most deal with the subjects of children, family relationships and childhood memories.
5 He has five children: Anna and Sarah from his marriage to solicitor Vivienne Shields; Dashiel Jordan and Daniel Jordan from his current marriage to Brenda Rawn and Ben a child from a brief relationship with architect Mary Donohoe.
6 His father, a university professor, would never let him read comic books, but read them himself so he knew what children would be interested in.
7 He attended St. Paul's School in Clontarf, Dublin
Sources:
IMDB, Wikipedia


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