Famous Northern Irish Actors

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Liam Neeson
(Northern Irish Actor Best Known for His Role as Oskar Schindler in 'Schindler's List')
Liam Neeson
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Birthdate: June 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ballymena

The recipient of multiple awards, actor Liam Neeson has been ranked among  the '100 Sexiest Stars in Film History'. One of the highest-grossing actors of all time, he first rose to prominence in the 1990s with his title role in the epic drama film Schindler's List. Since then, he has appeared in many other critically acclaimed films.

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Jamie Dornan
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Birthdate: May 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland

One of the most popular model-turned-actors from Northern Ireland, Jamie Dornan was named by Vogue in its list of 25 Biggest Male Models of All Time. He earned international recognition after portraying Sheriff Graham Humbert in Once Upon a Time. Known for his looks and acting skills, Dornan is regarded as one of the greatest film actors of Ireland.

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Andrew Scott
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Birthdate: October 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Colin Morgan
(Northern Irish Actor Known for the Title Character in the BBC Fantasy Series ‘Merlin’)
Colin Morgan
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Birthdate: January 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Armagh, Northern Ireland
Colin Morgan is best known for his multiple-award-winning performance in Merlin. He made waves with his theater performances and has also narrated several audiobooks and documentaries. He was seen in the series Humans and The Fall, and the movies Benjamin and Island. He hates social media and practices ethical consumerism.
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Ciarán Hinds
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Birthdate: February 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Ciarán Hinds is an Irish actor who is popular for playing villainous roles, Ciarán Hinds has contributed immensely across all three major acting mediums: films, television and theatre. In 2020, Ciarán Hinds was ranked 31st on The Irish Times newspaper's Ireland's greatest film actors list.

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Glenn Quinn
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Birthdate: May 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: December 3, 2002
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Ronan Keating
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Birthdate: March 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Swords, Dublin, Ireland
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Clive Standen
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Birthdate: July 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: County Down, Northern Ireland, UK
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James Nesbitt
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Birthdate: January 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
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Ray Stevenson
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dagonet’ in the Film ‘King Arthur’)
Ray Stevenson
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Birthdate: May 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Ray Stevenson is best known as Dagonet from the film King Arthur and as Titus Pullo from the series Rome. He has also played the Marvel characters Frank Castle/The Punisher in Punisher: War Zone and Volstagg in the Thor franchise. He voiced Gar Saxon in two Star Wars series.
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Conleth Hill
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Birthdate: November 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Irish actor Conleth Hill is best known for playing Varys in the HBO series Game of Thrones. A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he made his Broadway debut in the play Stones in His Pockets. An accomplished stage actor, he is the recipient of two Laurence Olivier Awards. He also acts in TV shows and films. 

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Stephen Rea
(Irish Actor Known for His Films: ‘V for Vendetta’, ‘Michael Collins’ and ‘Interview with the Vampire’)
Stephen Rea
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Birthdate: October 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Stephen Rea is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role of Fergus in The Crying Game. He has also appeared in films such as V for Vendetta and Interview with the Vampire. He won a BAFTA for The Honourable Woman and was nominated for one for The Shadow Line.
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Allen Leech
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Birthdate: May 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland
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Dermot Morgan
(Comedian)
Dermot Morgan
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Birthdate: March 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 28, 1998
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Ardal O'Hanlon
(Comedian)
Ardal O'Hanlon
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Birthdate: October 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland
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Graham Linehan
(Comedian)
Graham Linehan
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Birthdate: May 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Eoin Macken
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Birthdate: February 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Glen Hansard
(Songwriter)
Glen Hansard
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Birthdate: April 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Richard Dormer
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Birthdate: November 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK
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Stephen Boyd
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Birthdate: July 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glengormley, Northern Ireland, UK
Died: June 2, 1977
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Patrick Bergin
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Birthdate: February 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Shane Lynch
(Singer)
Shane Lynch
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Birthdate: July 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Damian McGinty
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Birthdate: September 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland
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Michael Legge
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Birthdate: October 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland
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Thomas Sheridan
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Birthdate: 1719 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 14, 1788