Redmond Morris, 4th Baron Killanin

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George Redmond Fitzpatrick Morris, 4th Baron Killanin (born 26 January 1947) is an Irish film producer.

Morris was born in Dublin, Ireland, into a notable Irish family. The Morrises were one of the fourteen families making up 'the Tribes of Galway'. He is the eldest son of Sheila and The 3rd Baron Killanin, former President of the International Olympic Committee. His mother was the daughter of Canon Douglas Dunlop, Rector of Oughterard, and the granddaughter of Henry Dunlop, who was involved in the construction of Lansdowne Road in 1872.

Morris was educated at Gonzaga College in Ranelagh, Dublin, and at Ampleforth College and, later, at the Dublin University. In the 1970s he worked as an assistant director, before becoming production manager in such films as The Draughtsman's Contract and Gorky Park, before moving into overall production and executive production.

Lord Killanin is usually credited as Redmond Morris in film productions. He is usually known to family and close friends as Red Killanin or Red Morris.

He has two brothers; the racehorse trainer Mouse and John, and a sister, Deborah.

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Michael Morris
Baron Killanin