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Deidre O'Connell
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Deidre O'Connell

Deidre O'Connell has a wealth of film and television roles to her credit. She recently completed production on Winter Passing, directed by Adam Rapp. She has also appeared in films including director Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Second Hand Lions, starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, Hearts in Atlantis, starring Anthony Hopkins, Brad Silberling's City of Angels, starring Nicholas Cage and Meg Ryan, Smoke, directed by Wayne Wang, Fearless, directed by Peter Weir, Pastime," for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Tin Men, directed by Barry Levinson.

O'Connell's film credits for television include the A&E film Murder in a Small Town, ABC's Chasing the Dragon, Trial By Fire and Fighting For My Daughter, and Eugene O'Neill's A Journey Into Genius on PBS' American Playhouse. She has also appeared on the television series Six Feet Under, The Practice, Law & Order, Second Noah, and Chicago Hope.

O'Connell has appeared on stage in works including Cavedweller at the New York Theatre Workshop, In The Blood at the New York Shakespeare Festival and Mud and Drowning at the Signature Theater, both for director David Esbeorenson, Moe's Lucky 7 at Playwrights Horizons, Love and Anger at the NY Theatre Workshop, for which she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award; Stars In The Morning Sky at the LA Theatre Center, for which she won a Dramalogue Award and the Los Angeles Critics Award, and Etta Jenks, also at the LA Theatre Center, for which she won a Dramalogue Award as well.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

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