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  1. Gerry Conlon - Wikipedia

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    Biography. Gerry Conlon was born in Belfast and grew up at 7 Peel Street on the corner of Mary Street in the impoverished but close-knit community of the Lower Falls Road. He described his childhood as happy. His father was Giuseppe Conlon, a factory worker, and his mother was Sarah Conlon, a hospital cleaner. In 1974, at age 20, Conlon went to England to seek work and to escape the everyday violence he was encountering on the streets of Belfast.

    • 21 June 2014 (aged 60), Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • Convicted on 22 October 1975 and sentenced to life imprisonment
    • Gerard Conlon, 1 March 1954, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • Conviction quashed by Court of Appeal on 19 October 1989
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  3. Gerry Conlon - IMDb

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    Gerry Conlon, Writer: In the Name of the Father. Gerry Conlon was born on March 1, 1954 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Gerard Conlon. He was an actor and writer, known for In the Name of the Father (1993), Jig (2011) and Face (1997). He died on June 21, 2014 in Belfast.

  4. Gerry Conlon - Biography - IMDb

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    Gerry Conlon was born on March 1, 1954 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Gerard Conlon. He was an actor and writer, known for In the Name of the Father (1993), Jig (2011) and Face (1997). He died on June 21, 2014 in Belfast. Trivia (1)

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    Gerry Con­lon was born in Belfast and grew up in the im­pov­er­ished but close-knit com­mu­nity of the Lower Falls Road. He de­scribed his child­hood as happy. His fa­ther was Giuseppe Con­lon, a fac­tory worker, and his mother was Sarah Con­lon, a hos­pi­tal cleaner. In 1974, at age 20, Con­lon went to Eng­land to seek work and to es­cape the every­day vi­o­lence he was en­coun­ter­ing on the streets of Belfast. He was liv­ing with a group of squat­ters in Lon­don when he was ar­rested for the Guild­ford pub bomb­ings, which oc­curred on 5 Oc­to­ber the same year. Con­lon, along with fel­low Irish­men Paul Hill and Paddy Arm­strong and Eng­lish­woman Ca­r­ole Richard­son, be­came the so-called Guild­ford Four con­victed on 22 Oc­to­ber 1975 of plant­ing two bombs a year ear­lier in the Sur­rey town of Guild­ford which killed five peo­ple and in­jured dozens more. The four were sen­tenced to life in prison.At their trial the judge told the de­fen­dants, "If hang­ing were still an op...

    Con­lon bat­tled with lung can­cer for a lengthy pe­riod be­fore his death on 21 June 2014 in his na­tive Belfast. He is sur­vived by his sis­ters Ann and Bridie.

  5. Gerry Conlon | Heroes Wiki | Fandom

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    Tragic Justice Seeker Gerry Conlon is the main protagonist in the 1993 feature film In the Name of the Father. He was victimized by a miscarriage of justice when he was falsely accused and imprisoned for carrying out the bombing of the Guildford Pub. He is portrayed by Daniel Day-Lewis.

  6. Gerry Conlon | Guide Ireland.com

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    Gerry Conlon. Gerry Conlon is an uneventful Northern Irish man, who spent a rather peaceful childhood in Belfast, despite a few petty larcenies with no consequences. On November 30, 1974, he was caught by the IRA stealing lead from rooftops. An act that threatens the hideout of the paramilitary group. In retaliation, the IRA threatened him and expelled him from Northern Ireland.

  7. List of Daniel Day-Lewis Movies & TV Shows ... - Filmography

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    He has been a part of television and theatre since early 1980s. Before he starred in the film ‘The Bounty’, Lewis had been a part of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ where he portrayed Flute and was also seen in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ where he played Romeo.

  8. In the Name of the Father (film) - Wikipedia

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    Model, now actress, Saffron Burrows made her feature film debut in the film, as Gerry Conlon's free love-interest at a commune/squat in London at the time of the bombings. Production. To prepare for the role of Gerry Conlon, Day-Lewis lost over 50 pounds in weight.

  9. Johnny Depp says he would have 'taken a bullet' for Gerry Conlon

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    Oct 05, 2017 · Johnny Depp has described his close friendship with Gerry Conlon, saying he would have “taken a bullet” for him, in a moving foreword to a new biography of the man who spent 15 years in prison ...

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