|Gavin O'Connor in 2004|
O'Connor was born in New York and attended the University of Pennsylvania.
He began his film career in the 1990's and eventually wrote and directed Tumbleweeds, which earned awards at the Sundance Film Festival.
He later directed more big-budget films such as Miracle, Pride and Glory and Warrior.
His brother, Greg O'Connor, was a producer on many of his films, including Miracle.
The following is a selected filmography.