Film actors from Northern Ireland

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Liam Neeson
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    Liam Neeson

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    Liam John Neeson, OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an Irish actor. In 1976, he joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast for two years. He then acted in the Arthurian film, Excalibur (1981). Between 1982 and 1987, Neeson starred in five films; most notably alongside Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins in The Bounty (1984) and Robert De Niro and Jeremy Irons in The Mission (1986). He landed a leading role alongside Patrick Swayze in Next of Kin (1989).


  2. Jamie Dornan
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    Jamie Dornan

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    James "Jamie" Dornan (born 1 May 1982) is a Northern Irish actor, model, and musician. He played Axel von Fersen in Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette, Sheriff Graham Humbert in the ABC series Once Upon a Time and serial killer Paul Spector in the BBC Two crime drama series The Fall. He played the eponymous character, Christian Grey, in the film Fifty Shades of Grey (2015).


  3. Kenneth Branagh
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    Kenneth Branagh

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    Sir Kenneth Charles "Ken" Branagh (/ˈbrænə/ BRAN; born 10 December 1960) is a Northern-Irish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has directed or starred in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays, including Henry V (1989) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Director), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Othello (1995), Hamlet (1996) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay), Love's Labour's Lost (2000), and As You Like It (2006).


  4. Warren Christie
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    Warren Christie

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    Hans Warren Christie (born 4 November 1975) is a Northern Irish-born Canadian television and film actor known for his roles as Ray Cataldo on the ABC drama October Road and as Aidan "Greggy" Stiviletto on the ABC series Happy Town. More recently, Christie starred as Cameron Hicks in the SyFy series Alphas. Christie graduated from the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada.


  5. Stephen Boyd
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    Stephen Boyd

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    Stephen Boyd (4 July 1931 – 2 June 1977) was an actor from Glengormley, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. He appeared in some 60 films, most notably as Messala in Ben-Hur.


  6. Ciarán Hinds
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    Ciarán Hinds

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    Ciarán Hinds (/ˈkɪərɔːn ˈhndz/ KEER-awn HYNDZ; born 9 February 1953) is an Irish film, television and stage actor. He has built a reputation as a versatile character actor appearing in such high-profile films as Road to Perdition, The Phantom of the Opera, Munich, There Will Be Blood, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, The Woman in Black, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance and Frozen.


  7. Andrew Simpson
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    Andrew Simpson

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    Andrew Gerard Simpson (born 1 January 1989) is a Northern Irish actor, from Derry, but raised in Inishowen in County Donegal. He was spotted while performing in a festival by talent scout Patrick Duncan, who was working for Aisling Walsh, the director of Song for a Raggy Boy.


  8. Antonia Campbell-Hughes
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    Antonia Campbell-Hughes

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    Antonia Campbell-Hughes (born 1982) is a Northern Irish actress of English and Irish descent, best known for appearing in Jack Dee's sitcom Lead Balloon.


  9. Michelle Fairley
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    Michelle Fairley

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    Michelle Fairley (born January 17, 1964) is an actress from Northern Ireland, best known for her roles as Catelyn Stark in the HBO series Game of Thrones, Dr. Ava Hessington in multiple episodes of USA Network series Suits, and as terrorist Margot Al-Harazi, the main antagonist in 24: Live Another Day.


  10. Stephen Rea
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    Stephen Rea

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    Stephen Rea (/ˈr/ ray; born 31 October 1946) is an Irish film and stage actor. Rea has appeared in high-profile films such as V for Vendetta, Michael Collins, Interview with the Vampire and Breakfast on Pluto. Rea was nominated for an Academy Award for his lead performance as Fergus in the 1992 film The Crying Game. He has during later years had important roles in the Hugo Blick TV series The Shadow Line and The Honourable Woman.


  11. Jayne Wisener
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    Jayne Wisener

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    Jayne Wisener (born 19 May 1987) is an actress and singer from Northern Ireland. She is best known for her role as Johanna in the American film Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. She also briefly played Lauren Harris in The Inbetweeners.


  12. Susan Lynch
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    Susan Lynch

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    Susan Lynch (born 5 June 1971) is an actress from Northern Ireland.


  13. John Lynch
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    John Lynch

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    John Lynch (born 26 December 1961) is an Irish actor and novelist.


  14. Patricia Quinn
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    Patricia Quinn

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    Patricia Quinn, Lady Stephens (born 28 May 1944) is a Northern Irish actress and singer best known for her role as Magenta in the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), and the original stage play from which it was adapted.


  15. James Nesbitt
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    James Nesbitt

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    James Nesbitt (born 15 January 1965) is an actor, presenter and comedian from Northern Ireland. Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Nesbitt grew up in the nearby village of Broughshane, before moving to Coleraine, County Londonderry. He wanted to become a teacher like his father, so he began a degree in French at the University of Ulster. He dropped out after a year when he decided to become an actor, and transferred to the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After graduating in 1987, he spent seven years performing in plays that varied from the musical Up on the Roof (1987, 1989) to the political drama Paddywack (1994). He made his feature film debut playing talent agent Fintan O'Donnell in Hear My Song (1991).


  16. Karen Hassan
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    Karen Hassan

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    Karen Hassan (born July 1981) is a Northern Irish actress, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. From 2010 until 2013 she played Lynsey Nolan in the main series of Hollyoaks. Her work includes roles in Hollyoaks Later and Hunger.


  17. Aislín McGuckin
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    Aislín McGuckin

    2,486 views

    Aislín McGuckin is a Northern Irish actress who was born in Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland in 1974. Since 2004, she has been married to Aidan McArdle. She is best known for her role as Dr. Liz Merrick in Heartbeat and as being one of the two doctors to survive alive. She has also appeared in theatre, various minor roles in TV and movies including The Nephew and The White Countess. She can currently be seen on Starz' Outlander (TV series).


  18. Laura Pyper
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    Laura Pyper

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    Laura Pyper is a Northern Irish actress, known for portraying Ella Dee in the second season of Hex, Jane Fairfax in Emma and Lexine in the video game Dead Space: Extraction.


  19. Geraldine Hughes
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    Geraldine Hughes

    1,835 views

    Geraldine Hughes (born 1970) is an Irish actress. Born in West Belfast, Hughes has appeared in films such as Duplex, Rocky Balboa and Gran Torino. She also played Mary Todd Lincoln in Killing Lincoln.


  20. Siobhan McKenna
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    Siobhan McKenna

    1,760 views

    Siobhán McKenna (24 May 1923 – 16 November 1986) was an Irish stage and screen actress.


  21. Conleth Hill
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    Conleth Hill

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    Conleth Hill (born 24 November 1964) is a Northern Irish film, stage and television actor. He has performed on stage in productions in the United Kingdom and the United States. He won the 2001 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor and has received two Tony Award nominations. He is best known for his role as Varys in the HBO series Game of Thrones.


  22. Michael Legge
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    Michael Legge

    1,866 views

    Michael Legge (born 11 December 1978) is a Northern Irish actor.


  23. Ciarán McMenamin
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    Ciarán McMenamin

    1,420 views

    Ciarán McMenamin (born 1 October 1975) is a Northern Irish actor, resident in London.


  24. Adrian Dunbar
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    Adrian Dunbar

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    Adrian Dunbar (born 1 August 1958) is an actor and director from Northern Ireland, best known for his television and theatre work. Dunbar co-wrote and starred in the 1991 film, Hear My Song, nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the BAFTA awards.


  25. Geraldine O'Rawe
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    Geraldine O'Rawe

    1,386 views

    Geraldine O'Rawe is a Northern Irish actress.


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