Graham Linehan

#102528
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
22, 1968
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish comedy writer and director known for his work on the sitcoms Father Ted, Black Books, and The IT Crowd. In 1996 he won a BAFTA Award for Best Comedy, and in 2009 he won an IFTA Award for Best Script for Television.

Before Fame

He wrote for the magazine Hot Press in Dublin where he met his longtime collaborator Arthur Mathews.

Trivia

He directed several episodes of the shows he worked on, including Black Book and Father Ted, and he directed every episode of The IT Crowd.

Family Life

He married Helen Serafinowicz, whose brother Peter is a popular English actor.

Associated With

His film directing debut, a horror short called Hello, Friend, featured Julia Davis in a leading role.