THE WORLD'S END
As actor, PADDY CONSIDINE (Steven Prince) previously teamed with The World's End director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost on the action comedy Hot Fuzz.
As writer/director, he won a BAFTA Award for Dog Altogether, starring Peter Mullan, which was named Best Short Film. He again won a BAFTA Award for his feature writing/directing debut, Tyrannosaur, which was cited as the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer. The feature won British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) for Best British Independent Film, Best Actress (Olivia Colman), and the Douglas Hickox Award (given to Mr. Considine); and was BIFA-nominated for Best Achievement in Production, Best Director, Best Actor (Mr. Mullan), and Best Supporting Actor (Eddie Marsan). Among the other honors accorded Tyrannosaur were Spirit Award and Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award nominations for Mr. Considine; the Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actress for Ms. Colman; and, at the Sundance Film Festival, a Special Jury Prize for Ms. Colman and Mr. Mullan as well as the Directing Award (in the World Cinema's Dramatic category) for Mr. Considine.
He co-wrote Dead Man's Shoes, with director Shane Meadows, for whom he had previously starred in A Room for Romeo Brass. Dead Man's Shoes earned him BIFA nominations for both Best Screenplay and Best Actor; a London Film Critics Circle Award nomination for Best Actor; and the Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor. Dead Man's Shoes was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year. He starred for Mr. Meadows again in Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee.
Mr. Considine's other film credits include Jim Sheridan's In America, for which he shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination with his fellow actors from the ensemble; Ron Howard's Cinderella Man; Stephen Woolley's Stoned; Michael Winterbottom's 24 Hour Party People; Richard Ayoade's Submarine; Ol Parker's Now is Good, opposite Dakota Fanning and Olivia Williams; playing the title role in The Half Life of Timofey Berezin, a.k.a. Pu-239, adapted and directed by Scott Z. Burns; Paul Greengrass' The Bourne Ultimatum, alongside Matt Damon; and James Marsh's "1980" feature in the Red Riding trilogy.
Writer/director Pawel Pawlikowski's My Summer of Love brought Mr. Considine a BIFA nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He had earlier starred for the filmmaker in Last Resort, for which he was named Best Actor at the Thessaloniki Film Festival. My Summer of Love, also for Focus Features, won two Evening Standard British Film Awards; the top prize at the Edinburgh International Film Festival; and the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year.
The native of Burton-Upon-Trent has also starred in Christopher Morris' BAFTA Award-winning short film My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117.
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