Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh

writer, producer, actor

Irvine Welsh was born on Sep 27, 1958 in UK. Irvine Welsh's big-screen debut came with Trainspotting directed by Danny Boyle in 1996, strarring Mikey Forrester. Irvine Welsh is known for T2 Trainspotting directed by Danny Boyle, Ewan McGregor stars as Renton and Logan Gillies as Simon (aged 9). Irvine Welsh has got 1 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Irvine Welsh achieved is Prix Italia. The upcoming new movie Irvine Welsh plays is Creation Stories which will be released on Mar 20, 2021.

Welsh's books have made him a cult figure within the writing world since the 1990s. Several of his books have become best sellers and all have a mixture of comedy, drama and hard-hitting issues...the best-known being Trainspotting (1996) which was made into a box-office smash worldwide at the movies in 1996. Of his other works, one other has been brought to screen, Acid House (1998)..a trilogy of stories and though not as successful as Trainspotting commercially, became a cult success in his homeland of Scotland and the UK. At time of writing, Welsh is currently on a project writing the sequel to Trainspotting called 'Porn', which given the success of the first film, should make him even more famous when released as a film within the next year or so.

  • Birthday

    Sep 27, 1958
  • Place of Birth

    Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Known For


1 wins & 2 nominations

Prix Italia
Fiction - Single Plays
Winner - Prix Italia

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