Pat O'Connor

Director, Actor

Pat O'Connor, born in Ardmore, County Waterford, is an Irish film director.

In 1982, O'Connor won a Jacob's Award for his direction of the RTÉ TV adaptation of William Trevor's short story, Ballroom of Romance starring Cyril Cusack and Brenda Fricker. It was shot near the village of Ballycroy, County Mayo. He also directed Trevor's One of Ourselves for BBC TV, again starring Cyril Cusack, and filmed in Cappoquin and Lismore, Co. Waterford.

O'Connor has been married since 1990 to Oscar-nominated actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, with whom he has two sons. He directed Mastrantonio in another William Trevor film adaptation, Fools of Fortune as well as The January Man.

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Filmography (13 titles)

(movie, 2012)
···Private Peaceful
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2001)
···Sweet November
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1998)
···Dancing at Lughnasa
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Inventing the Abbotts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1995)
···Circle of Friends
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···Zelda
Genre: Biography
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Fools of Fortune
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1989)
···The January Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1988)
···Stars and Bars
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1987)
···A Month in the Country
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1984)
···Cal
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1982)
···The Ballroom of Romance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1975)
···Return to Macon County
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Officer Harris)