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  1. Guildford Four's Conlon to be buriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | BBC News

    ... were quashed in 1989. His memoirs, Proved Innocent, were used as a basis for the Hollywood film In the Name of the Father, in which his part was played by Daniel Day-Lewis. In a statement issued through his lawyer Gareth Peirce, Mr Conlon's family ...

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  2. Belfast man wrongly convicted of IRA bombing diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... had already died behind bars. Conlon's autobiography, "Proved Innocent" was the basis for 1993's ``In the Name of the Father'' starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Conlon. (AP Photo/PA Wire, file) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - - NO ARCHIVES Gerry Conlon, who was ...

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  3. Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon diesRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... innocent." Sir Daniel Day-Lewis was nominated for an Oscar for playing Conlon in the 1993 film In The Name Of The Father. The others wrongly convicted were Paddy Armstrong, Paul Hill and Carole Richardson. The Court of Appeal quashed their sentences ...

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  4. RIP Gerry Conlon -- wrongfully jailed for 'being Irish in the wrong place'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Green Left Weekly

    ... and the six released, in 1991. Conlon's story was famously depicted in the Oscar-nominated film In The Name of the Father . Based on Conlon's 1991 memoir Proved Innocent , Conlon was played by Daniel Day Lewis . Speaking at a meeting organised by ...

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  5. KEVIN CULLENGerry Conlon an innocent, good manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | Boston.com

    ... He blamed himself for getting his father dragged into it all. If you ever saw the brilliant film, "In The Name of the Father," that was Gerry's story. Jim Sheridan, who is a terrific person as well as a terrific director, made the movie, and Daniel ...

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  6. Obituary: Gerry Conlon / Inspiration for 'In the Name of the Father' filmRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Gerry Conlon, whose conviction was overturned after he served 14 years in British prisons for a deadly Irish Republican Army terrorist bombing in the 1970s, and whose ordeal was depicted in the film "In the Name of the Father," died June 21 at his home in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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  7. Gerry Conlon, wrongfully imprisoned for IRA attack, dies at 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | The Globe and Mail

    ... he was later found to have had no involvement - and whose case inspired the Oscar-nominated film In the Name of the Father - died Saturday at his home in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was 60. Mr. Conlon and the other members of the so-called ...

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  8. 'We were like brothers' - star director Sheridan leads tributes to pal ConlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 22 | Independent.ie

    ... after battling cancer, was the inspiration for Sheridan's 1990 Academy Award-nominated film 'In the Name of the Father', which was based on the 'Guildford Four' man's autobiography 'Proved Innocent'. The book and subsequent film chronicled Mr ...

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  9. Gerry Conlon, 60, wrongly convicted of IRA bombing, diesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    ... of history." Conlon's autobiography, "Proved Innocent," became the basis for the 1993 film, "In the Name of the Father," starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Conlon. It received seven Oscar nominations. "His loss will be felt both within West Belfast and ...

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  10. Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, dies at 60Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... in Guildford, near London, that killed five people. Conlon, whose ordeal was depicted in the film In the Name of the Father , became a central figure in one of Britain's greatest miscarriages of justice after he and three others were convicted and ...

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  11. UK's wrongly convicted Gerry Conlon diesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... and two breakdowns. Conlon's autobiography, Proved Innocent, became the basis for the 1993 film, In the Name of the Father, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Conlon. It received seven Oscar nominations. Tributes poured in from across Ireland. "His loss ...

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  12. Gerry Conlon: Tormented in life, remembered in deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Independent.ie

    In life he was famed as one of "the Guilford Four" - immortalised on the silver screen by Sir Daniel Day-Lewis in the Oscar-nominated film In The Name Of The Father.

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  13. Wrongly-convicted alleged 'terrorist' Gerry Conlon of Guildford Four diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Daily Star

    ... and trauma he had suffered. It was later adapted into the Oscar and Bafta awardnominated drama In The Name Of The Father starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Paddy Hill, one of the Birmingham Six, who were also wrongly convicted, said: "I'm gutted and ...

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  14. Background: Guildford Four wrongly convicted of bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... the perpetrators be brought to justice. Their plight was also highlighted by the 1993 film In The Name Of The Father, in which Conlon and his father Giuseppe were played by Oscar-nominated Daniel Day-Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite respectively. Gerry ...

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  15. Gerry ConlonRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Watersblogged

    ... died at home in his native Belfast. Portrayed on film by Daniel Day-Lewis in the Oscar-nominated In the Name of the Father , Conlon was still campaigning on behalf of those in prison he believed were innocent even in the days before his death ...

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  16. Gerry Conlon, unjustly imprisoned for IRA bombing, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | SFGate

    ... of history." Mr. Conlon's autobiography, "Proved Innocent," became the basis for the 1993 film, "In the Name of the Father," starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Mr. Conlon. It received seven Oscar nominations. "His loss will be felt both within West ...

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  17. Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon dies aged 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Independent

    ... guilty. Mr Conlon's autobiography, Proven Innocent, was adapted into the Oscar-winning 1993 film In the Name of the Father, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson and Pete Postlethwaite. Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister, Eamon Gilmore, offered his ...

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  18. Gerry Conlon, wrongfully convicted of an IRA bombing in the 1970s, dies at 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Gerry Conlon, whose conviction was overturned after he served 14 years in British prisons for a deadly Irish Republican Army terrorist bombing in the 1970s, and whose ordeal was depicted in the film "In the Name of the Father," died June 21 at his home in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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  19. Belfast man wrongly convicted of IRA bombing diesRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... had already died behind bars. Conlon's autobiography, "Proved Innocent" was the basis for 1993's ''In the Name of the Father'' starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Conlon. DUBLIN -- Gerry Conlon, who was imprisoned unjustly for an Irish Republican Army ...

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  20. Belfast man whose unjust conviction for IRA bombing inspired 'In the Name of the Father' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Vancouver Sun

    ... had already died behind bars. Conlon's autobiography, "Proved Innocent" was the basis for 1993's ``In the Name of the Father'' starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Conlon. (AP Photo/PA Wire, file) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES DUBLIN - Gerry ...

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