Danny Morrison

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Birthday
9, 1953
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Prominent Irish political activist and writer who is known for his role in the Northern Irish conflict known as The Troubles. His best-known literary works include The Wrong Man, Then the Walls Came Down: A Prison Journal, and All The Dead Voices.

Before Fame

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, he was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA).

Trivia

He became secretary of Ireland's largest arts festival, Feile an Phobail.

Family Life

His first marriage produced two sons. He settled with his second wife, Leslie van Slyke, in Belfast.

Associated With

Folk musician Christy Moore contributed poems and stories to Morrison's book Hunger Strike.