Martin McDonagh

British-Irish filmmaker and playwright

Martin Faranan McDonagh (/məkˈdɒnə/; born 26 March 1970)[1] is a British-Irish playwright, screenwriter, producer, and director.[2] He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director and won four BAFTA Awards, three Laurence Olivier Awards. He was nominated for five Tony Awards. He directed the dark comedy movies In Bruges (2008), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), and The Banshees of Inisherin (2022).

Martin McDonagh
McDonagh in 2012
Martin Faranan McDonagh

(1970-03-26) 26 March 1970 (age 54)
Camberwell, London, England
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Playwright
  • screenwriter
  • film director
Years active1996–present
PartnerPhoebe Waller-Bridge (2018–present)
RelativesJohn Michael McDonagh (brother)


  1. "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. "Seven steps to Martin McDonagh". The Irish Times. 6 November 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2013.