Brian Kirk

Brian Kirk

Highest Rated: 71% My Boy Jack (2007)

Lowest Rated: 53% 21 Bridges (2019)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK

Brian Kirk first emerged as a directorial talent in his native country of Northern Ireland, helming such standout short films as the coming-of-age drama "Baby Doll" and the meditative crime story "Do Armed Robbers Have Love Affairs?" In 2004, his behind-the-camera prowess landed him a role as a regular director on the television series "Pulling Moves," a boys-will-be-boys dramedy about four morally lax buddies living in Belfast. Shortly after bringing his authentic eye for life in the U.K. to several episodes of the popular undercover-cop series "Murphy's Law," Kirk boarded Showtime's joint Irish-Canadian-American production of "The Tudors," a sensational historical drama detailing the political intrigue and sexual conquests of King Henry VIII. His successful pairing with the network prompted further directorial gigs on the twisty serial-killer thriller "Dexter" and the unlawful sibling drama "Brotherhood," two American series which benefitted from Kirk's tight focus on criminal-familial dynamics. While Kirk continues to explore similar themes stateside, serving as a director on such series as Martin Scorsese's Prohibition-era saga "Boardwalk Empire," he regularly returns to the U.K., where he helmed the 2009 crime-thriller miniseries "Father & Son" and made his feature-film debut with the brotherly battle-of-wills drama "Middletown."

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
53% 91% 21 Bridges Director $28.5M 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Calavera Highway Original Music - 2008
71% 71% My Boy Jack Director - 2007
No Score Yet 39% Middletown Director - 2006
No Score Yet 56% When Billie Beat Bobby Original Music - 2001

TV

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48% 74% Hard Sun Director 2018
91% 90% Penny Dreadful Director 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Great Expectations Director 2011
88% 88% Luther Director 2010-2011
89% 85% Game of Thrones Director 2011
71% 80% Dexter Director 2009
80% No Score Yet Brotherhood Director 2006-2007
69% 84% The Tudors Director 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murphy's Law Director 2004-2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hearts and Bones Director 2001

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