Gavin O'Connor

Gavin O'Connor

Highest Rated: 84% The Way Back (2020)

Lowest Rated: 21% The Glass House (2001)

Birthday: Oct 30, 1964

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA

A sensitive soul lurking inside a six-foot-two-inch he-man, Gavin O'Connor wrote and produced fellow Long Islander Ted Demme's directorial debut, the short film "The Bet" (1992). The following year, he portrayed Drill Man in Demme's feature directing debut, "Who's the Man?." After writing and helming the short "American Standoff" (1994), which aired on PBS, the Independent Film Channel and multiple foreign TV stations, O'Connor made his own feature co-writing and directing debut with "Comfortably Numb" (1995), a smartly mounted flick with no star power and a storyline about the moral dilemmas facing a Connecticut preppie-turned-NYC prosecutor. Unfortunately, the script's descent into a telepic-style chronicling of heroin addiction undercut the quality look of the film. After screenings at Cannes and the Boston Film Festival, "Comfortably Numb" was relegated to the shelf. To counteract this disappointment, O'Connor opted for the stage, producing, writing and starring in the Off-Off-Broadway play "Rumblings of a Romance Renaissance" (1997), learning a little bit more about actors and acting from the inside while experiencing the immediate gratification of an audience's response.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
84% 84% The Way Back Director,
Producer
- 2020
39% 22% Don't Go Mr. Norton (Character) - 2018
43% 37% Jane Got a Gun Director $1.5M 2016
51% 76% The Accountant Director,
Executive Producer
$86.2M 2016
83% 92% Warrior Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$13.7M 2011
35% 49% Pride and Glory Director,
Screenwriter
$15.7M 2008
81% 90% Miracle Director $64.4M 2004
74% 43% The Slaughter Rule Producer $13.1K 2002
82% 81% Mule Skinner Blues Executive Producer $10.1K 2001
21% 39% The Glass House Don (Character) $18M 2001
82% 65% Tumbleweeds Jack Ranson (Character),
Director,
Writer,
Executive Producer
$1.3M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Comfortably Numb Director - 1995

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