Kirk Jones

Director, Screenwriter, Assistant editor
After cutting his teeth directing commercials, Kirk Jones wrote and directed "Waking Ned Devine," a 1998 comedy about the inhabitants of a small Irish village who conspire to claim a dead man's lottery winnings. The ... Read more »
Born: 10/31/1964 in Bristol, England, GB

Filmography

Director (6)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 2016 (Movie)

(Director)

What To Expect When You're Expecting 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

Everybody's Fine 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Nanny McPhee 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

Waking Ned Devine 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

The Listener 1985 (Movie)

(Director)
Editor (4)

Spring Fever 1983 (Movie)

(Editor)

Age of Innocence 1977 (Movie)

(Editor)

I, Maureen 1977 (Movie)

(Editor)

Paperback Hero 1972 (Movie)

(Editor)
Writer (2)

Everybody's Fine 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Waking Ned Devine 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Actor (1)

413 Hope Street 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

After cutting his teeth directing commercials, Kirk Jones wrote and directed "Waking Ned Devine," a 1998 comedy about the inhabitants of a small Irish village who conspire to claim a dead man's lottery winnings. The movie was released to critical acclaim, and Jones followed it up with "Nanny McPhee," based on a popular series of books. His next two projects were the 2009 drama "Everybody's Fine" starring Robert De Niro, which Jones also wrote, and the 2012 romantic comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting," an ensemble film that revolves around a quintet of couples going through the different stages of having a child.

EDUCATION

Newport Film School

1987

Milestones

2012

Helmed the ensemble romantic comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting"

2009

Directed Robert De Niro, Kate Beckinsale, and Drew Barrymore in the family drama "Everybody's Fine," for which he also wrote the screenplay

2006

Directed the family comedy "Nanny McPhee," a film written by and starring Emma Thompson, and based on the Nurse Matilda books

1998

Feature debut, "Waking Ned Devine"

1992

With partner Glynis Murray, formed Tomboy Films

1990

Joined Xenium Films

After finishing film school, moved to London and worked as an assistant editor at BFCS, a production company

Began directing commercials

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