Ian Fitzgibbon was born in Dublin and raised in Brussels. He graduated from Trinity College in Dublin with degrees in French and Spanish, followed by training as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He has had an extensive acting career, principally on English television, with roles in such series as "Prime Suspect" and "Father Ted". His films as a director include: the short "Between Dreams" which screened in competition in Venice, the awardwinning series "Paths to Freedom", his critically acclaimed first feature "A Film with Me in It" which premiered at Toronto in 2008 and won the Special Jury Prize in Istanbul, "Perrier"s Bounty" which also premiered at Toronto in 2010, and "Death of a Superhero". He is currently working on a new comedy series entitled "Threesome".
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