|Born||January 18, 1961|
|Harrow, Middlesex, England, UK|
|Died||September 22, 2010|
Bridget O'Connor was a BAFTA-winning author, playwright and screenwriter. She may be best known for the play "The Flags", and her posthumous Academy Award-nominated adaptation, with her husband, Peter Straughan, of the book Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy for the film of the same name. She died in 2010, aged 49, from cancer. In 2012, she posthumously won the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay along with her husband.