Corinne Marrinan

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Corinne Marrinan
Born (1974-09-02) September 2, 1974 (age 43)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Writer, producer
Language English
Nationality American and Irish
Citizenship American and Irish
Alma mater Boston University
Notable works On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom
A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin
Years active 1999–
Partner Benjamin Whitney Tripp (m. 2008)

Corinne Marrinan (born 2 September 1974) is an Irish American Academy Award-winning producer and screenwriter.

Early life[edit]

Marrinan was born in New York City in 1974. She attended Eldred Central School in Highland, Sullivan County, New York.[1] She holds American and Irish citizenship. She studied theater at Boston University, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1995.[2][3]


Marrinan worked as a stage manager in theater before moving into documentary films. She was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award (Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Programming — Long Form) in 2000 for On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom. She won an Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject) in 2006 for A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin, making her one of just four Irish women to have won a competitive Oscar (the others being Brenda Fricker, Josie MacAvin and Michèle Burke).[4][5][6]

She has since then worked as associate producer for several TV shows, including the CSI franchise, Code Black and Will.

Personal life[edit]

Marrinan married Benjamin Whitney Tripp on 26 November 2008.[7]


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