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Peter Mullan

Mullan's first foray into film was Ken Loach's RIFF-RAFF, followed by BRAVEHEART and TRAINSPOTTING. He won Best Actor Award at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival in Loach's MY NAME IS JOE.

Mullan's debut feature as both writer and director for the acclaimed film ORPHANS earned him four awards at the 1998 Venice Film Festival. He later returned to directing and screenwriting with the controversial film THE MAGDALENE SISTERS, where he received the Golden Lion Award at the 2002 Venice Film Festival.

More recently, Peter has appeared in Alfonso Cuarón's CHILDREN OF MEN; and Steve Hudson's TRUE NORTH, which was nominated for the Best Film award at the BAFTA Scotland awards.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Peter Mullan Facts

BirthdayNovember 2, 1959 (64)
BirthplacePeterhead, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Peter Mullan compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Children of Men
War Horse
Man About Town
Session 9
How to be Happy
Episode 7
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