Seán McGinley | actor


Seán McGinley

20 Shots of Opera


Seán was a member of the Druid Theatre Company from 1977 to 1989. Credits there include The Playboy of the Western World, Conversations on a Homecoming, Famine, The Glass Menagerie,Touch of the Poet, Loot, The Importance of Being Earnest, Much Ado about Nothing, Waiting for Godot, Endgame, Geography of a Horse Dreamer and Action. Other theatre credits include Observe the sons of Ulster marching towards to Somme (Headlong/ Abbey Theatre), The Iceman Cometh, The Power of Darkness, The Shaughraun, The Corsican Brothers, A Whistle in the Dark, Irish Times Irish Theatre Award and Time Out London Award (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Ages of the Moon (Abbey Theatre and The Atlantic Theatre, New York), Simpatico (Royal Court Theatre), Long Day’s Journey into Night (National Theatre, London) and Three Sisters, Aristocrats, American Buffalo, The Weir (Gate Theatre, Dublin) and Richard III (Gate Theatre, Dublin), King of the Castle (Druid) and most recently The Children (The gate Theatre). Film and television credits include The Truth Commissioner (Big Fish Films/Samson Films),The Field (Granada Television), Michael Collins (Warner Bros./Geffen Pictures),The Butcher Boy (Geffen Pictures), Braveheart (Icon Productions),The General (J & M),The Tigers Tail (Merlin Films),Trojan Eddi and Dead Bodies (BórdScannánnahÉireann),Man About Dog (Potboiler Productions), Shrooms (Capitol Films), Simon Magus (Film Four/Lucky Red/ARP),The Claim (Alliance Atlantis Communications), Freeze Frame (Green Park Films/Universal Pictures), On a Clear Day,Irish Film and Television Award Best Supporting Actor (Baker Street/Forthcoming Productions), The Fall (BBC), New Tricks (BBC), The Street (BBC), Bleak House (BBC), Waking the Dead (BBC), Love/Hate, Pure Mule, Singlehanded 4 (RTÉ), Republic of Doyle (CBC), Family, Irish Entertainment Award (BBC/RTÉ),Who Bombed Birmingham?, Cold Feet (Granada), Minder (Euston),Taggart (SMG),The Vice (Carlton Television) Midsomer Murders (ITV) and most recently Paula (BBC), Shetland (BBC) The Alienist (TNT) and Butterfly (ITV).

November 2020