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SpouseChristine Martin

Patrick McGuinness is an Irish novelist and academic. He was born in Belfast in 1971 and grew up in Derry. He was educated at Queen’s University, Belfast and St John’s College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford and Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Oxford.

McGuinness’s first novel, The Last Hundred Days (2005), won the Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Fiction and the Prix du Premier Roman Étranger in France. His second novel, Oblivion (2008), was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Prix Femina Étranger in France. His third novel, The Winter Sea (2012), was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.

McGuinness’s fourth novel, The Mark and the Void (2015), was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize and the Folio Prize. His fifth novel, Throw Me to the Wolves (2019), was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award.

McGuinness has also published a collection of essays, A Model Partner (2009), and a translation of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (2013).

McGuinness’s novels have been translated into more than twenty languages. He lives in Oxford with his wife and two children.

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Full NamePatrick McGuinness
Height1.85 m
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Television presenter, Screenwriter, TV Personality


SpouseChristine Martin
ChildrenLeo Joseph McGuinness, Penelope Patricia McGuinness
ParentsJoe McGuinness
SiblingsTony McGuinness


TV ShowsTake Me Out Indonesia, Phoenix Nights, Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere, Benchmark, Text Santa, That Peter Kay Thing, Amazing Greys, Rory and Paddy's Great British Adventure, Hotel GB, 71 Degrees North, Mad Mad World, Your Face Sounds Familiar, We Are the Champions, Paddy's TV Guide, Paddy's Show and...

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One Eyed King2001Junior (as Pat McGuinness)
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom1993TV MovieReporter in Church
Romeo & Julia1992Jake
Unsolved Mysteries1987TV Series documentaryJohn

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