Frank Deasy biography

Frank Deasy

TV Writer

1959 – 2009

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Who was Frank Deasy?

Frank Deasy was an Irish screenwriter. He won an Emmy Award for the television series Prime Suspect and was also nominated for his works, Looking After Jo Jo and The Grass Arena. His other works included the BBC/HBO mini-series, The Passion.

Preceding his death from liver cancer on 17 September 2009, Deasy spoke in public about his condition. An appearance on RTÉ Radio 1's Liveline led to a record increase in organ donor card requests in Ireland.

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Born
May 19, 1959
Artane, Dublin
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Nationality
  • Republic of Ireland
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Dublin
Lived in
  • Glasgow
Died
Sep 17, 2009
Edinburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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