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Colm Meaney

Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND

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Theatre credits include The Iceman Cometh, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (London) and A Moon for the Misbegotten (London and Broadway), for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award. Television credits include "Will," "Hell on Wheels," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Film credits include Tolkien, The Journey (2016 Irish Film & Television Academy Award for Best Actor), Law Abiding Citizen, Get Him to the Greek, Con Air, The Commitments, The Van, and The Snapper (Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor), Layer Cake, The Damned United, all three film adaptations of Roddy Doyle's The Barrytown Trilogy, and many more.


Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Harry Hope

[West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Big Daddy

Broadway Transfer, 2007
Phil Hogan

Mick Ross

Colm Meaney Movies

Omega Syndrome
[ 1986 ] Sean
The Dead
[ 1987 ] Mr. Bergin
Die Hard 2
[ 1990 ] Pilot Windsor Plane
Come See the Paradise
[ 1990 ] Gerry McGurn
Dick Tracy
[ 1990 ] Cop at Tess
The Commitments
[ 1991 ] Mr. Rabbitte
Far and Away
[ 1992 ] Kelly
Into the West
[ 1992 ] Barreller
The Last of the Mohicans
[ 1992 ] Maj. Ambrose
Under Siege
[ 1992 ] Daumer
The Road to Wellville
[ 1994 ] Dr. Lionel Badger
War of the Buttons
[ 1994 ] Geronimo's Dad
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
[ 1995 ] Morgan the Goat
The Last of the High Kings
[ 1996 ] Jim Davern
The Van
[ 1996 ] Larry
Con Air
[ 1997 ] Agent Duncan Malloy
Monument Ave.
[ 1998 ] Jackie O Hara
Claire Dolan
[ 1998 ] Roland Cain
Owd Bob
[ 1998 ] Keith Moore
This Is My Father
[ 1998 ] Seamus
[ 1998 ] Steve
Chapter Zero
[ 1999 ] Frank Lazar
Most Important
[ 1999 ] Dan O Neill
Four Days
[ 1999 ] Fury
Mystery, Alaska
[ 1999 ] Mayor Scott Pitcher
How Harry Became a Tree
[ 2001 ] Harry
The Boys & Girl from County Clare
[ 2003 ] Jimmy
[ 2003 ] Jerry Lynch
Battle of the Brave
[ 2004 ] Benjamin Franklin
[ 2004 ] Jimmy McClure
Layer Cake
[ 2004 ] Gene
Turning Green
[ 2005 ] Tom
Five Fingers
[ 2006 ] Gavin
A Lobster Tale
[ 2006 ] Cody Brewer
[ 2007 ] Joe Mullan
The Metrosexual
[ 2007 ] The Mayor
Unnatural Causes
[ 2008 ] Trevor Jones
A Deal Is a Deal
[ 2008 ] Tommy Csidy
The Damned United
[ 2009 ] Don Revie
Law Abiding Citizen
[ 2009 ] Detective Dunnigan
The Race
[ 2009 ] Frank Kensay
The Conspirator
[ 2010 ] General Hunter
Get Him to the Greek
[ 2010 ] Jonathan Snow
[ 2010 ] H.L. Mencken
The Flight of the Swan
[ 2010 ] Giannopolus
[ 2010 ] Fred Daly
Stand Off
[ 2011 ] Detective Weller
The Perfect Stranger
[ 2011 ] Mark O Reilly
Bel Ami
[ 2012 ] Monsieur Rousset
The Cold Light of Day
[ 2012 ] Bandler
Soldiers of Fortune
[ 2012 ] Carter Mon
The Hot Potato
[ 2012 ] Harry
A Belfast Story
[ 2013 ] Detective
One Chance
[ 2013 ] Roland
Alan Partridge
[ 2013 ] Pat Farrell
Free Birds
[ 2013 ] Myles Standish
The Devil's Hand
[ 2014 ] Elder Beacon
My Not So Irish Bride
[ 2014 ] Fintan McGuire
Norm of the North
[ 2016 ] Grandfather
The Journey
[ 2016 ] Martin McGuinness
Pele: Birth of a Legend
[ 2016 ] George Raynor
The Secrets of Emily Blair
[ 2016 ] Father Avital
Halal Daddy
[ 2017 ] Martin Logan
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
[ 2018 ] Big Daddy
[ 2019 ] Father Francis
[ 2019 ] Frank Ellroy
The Last Right
[ 2019 ] Detective Donall Crowley
The Banker
[ 2020 ] Barker
[ 2020 ] Dermot O Brien
There's Always Hope
[ 2021 ] Jonathan
[ 2022 ] Whelan
[ 2022 ] Bernie Ohls
[ 2022 ] Father Peter
Three Day Millionaire
[ 2022 ] Mr Barr
Save the Cinema
[ 2022 ] Martyn
Banking on Mr. Toad
[ 2022 ] John Fletcher Moulton

Colm Meaney TV Shows

Hell on Wheels
Thomas 'Doc' Durant
One Life to Live
Patrick London, Alf
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Chief Miles O'Brien, Smiley O'Brien, Albert Macklin
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Chief Miles O'Brien, Transporter Chief, Security Guard 1
Stargate: Atlantis

Colm Meaney Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role

Colm MeaneyA Moon For The Misbegotten

Obie Awards - 2000 - Performance

Colm MeaneyThe Cider House Rules: Part One

Obie Awards - 2000 - Performance

Colm MeaneyHere in St. Cloud's

Colm Meaney Videos

Colm Meaney News

Tony-Winner Miriam Silverman And Stephen Moyer To Star In MACBETH

Stephen Moyer from True Blood and Tony Award winner Miriam Silverman star in MACBETH for Red Bull Theater's 20th Anniversary Festival. Directed by Nathan Winkelstein, the play features a strong ensemble cast.

IN THE LAND OF SAINTS AND SINNERS, Starring Liam Neeson, is in Theaters Now

The Liam Neeson/Kerry Condon vehicle IN THE LAND OF SAINTS AND SINNERS, from Facing East, is now exclusively playing in theaters nationwide from Samuel Goldwyn Films.

Galway International Arts Festival Reveals 2023 Programme

Chief Executive John Crumlish and Artistic Director Paul Fahy announced the programme for Galway International Arts Festival 2023, its most ambitious programme in the Festival's 45 year-history. Celebrating on a larger scale than ever before across theatre, music, circus, dance, visual arts, comedy, street spectacle and talks over 14 exciting days and nights.  

Mint Theater's THE NEW MORALITY With Christian Campbell, Clemmie Evans, Brenda Meaney & More Now Streaming

Beginning Monday November 7th, from 7pm, Mint Theater will be streaming the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of The New Morality by Harold Chapin, directed by Mr. Bank.

Colm Meaney, Jonas Armstrong, and More to Star in THREE DAY MILLIONAIRE - Watch a Sneak Peak!

Film Mode Entertainment (FME) has announced the AFM world market premiere of the new crime heist comedy THREE DAY MILLIONAIRE. The film stars Colm Meaney (Star Trek: Deep Space 9, Layer Cake,), Jonas Armstrong (Edge of Tomorrow), Robbie Gee (Snatch, Small Axe), James Burrows (This is England) & Lauren Foster.

Mint Theater to Stream THE NEW MORALITY Starring Christian Campbell & More in November

Mint Theater Company will continue its hybrid season of live performances at NY City Center along with the on-demand streaming of acclaimed previous productions. Beginning Monday November 7th (from 7pm) will be streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of The New Morality by Harold Chapin, directed by Mr. Bank.

Paul Reiser Brings New Comedy Tour To The Van Wezel

Comedian, actor, television writer, author and musician PAUL REISER is one of Hollywood's most prolific creatives—and he shows no signs of slowing down. Paul Reiser will be bringing his newest standup tour to the Van Wezel on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets on sale now.

Special Offer: PAUL REISER at The Keswick Theatre

Special Offer: Paul Reiser at the Keswick Theatre on November 11th. Comedian, actor, television writer, author, and musician Paul Reiser has spent the last 30+ years acting in Oscar and Emmy award-winning movies and TV shows. He was voted one of Comedy Central's 'Top 100 Comedians of All Time.'

Video: See the First Trailer for the STARZ Historical Drama THE SERPENT QUEEN

STARZ has released the trailer and key art for the wicked new drama series “The Serpent Queen” set to premiere on Sunday, September 11.

AMC+ Debuts Episodes of THE WALKING DEAD & More Oct. 1

AMC+, AMC Networks' new premium subscription bundle, will premiere on Thursday, October 1 the much-anticipated debut of The Walking Dead Episode 1016.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GANGS OF LONDON on AMC

AMC today released the official trailer for the critically-acclaimed drama Gangs of London, which will make its US debut on Thursday, October 1.

AMC Networks Announces Fall and Winter 2020-21 Premiere Dates

As previously announced at ComicCon@Home, AMC's The Walking Dead will air its season 10 finale on Sunday, October 4 at 9pm ET/8c immediately followed by the series premiere of The Walking Dead: World Beyond at 10pm ET/9c. Fear The Walking Dead returns for its sixth season on Sunday, October 11 at 9pm ET/8c. 

AMC Networks Announces Fall And Winter 2020-21 Premiere Dates

AMC Networks announced today Fall and Winter 2020-21 premiere dates for several new and returning original series and specials


Mint Theater Company's Summer Stock Streaming Festival, featuring archival recordings of three past productions, begins today, Monday July 6th. All three productions will be available through July 19th only from the Mint website.

Sky and AMC Announce Season Two Greenlight of GANGS OF LONDON

Sky and AMC today announced the season two pickup of the hit series Gangs of London produced by Pulse Films in association with SISTER for Sky Studios.  AMC is on board as co-producer for season two.

Six Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection, Including A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, and More

Six new productions will be available for teachers and pupils to access at home via the National Theatre Collection in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and ProQuest.

Kristen Stewart to Receive the Golden Eye Award at Zurich Film Festival

Kristen Stewart will be the recipient of the Zurich Film Festival's prestigious Golden Eye Award. Stewart will be in Zurich with director Benedict Andrews to celebrate her latest film SEBERG in which she plays the title character, Jean Seberg. The film receives its Swiss premiere on Wednesday October 2nd.

Alec Baldwin, Olivia Cooke, Ben Hardy to Star in Comedic Thriller PIXIE

Olivia Cooke, Ben Hardy, Daryl McCormack, Colm Meaney, Dylan Moran, and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin are set to star in comedic thriller Pixie, according to Deadline. The film will be directed by Oscar nominee Barnaby Thompson and written by Preston Thompson.

Fathom Events Presents TOLKIEN Event With Lily Collins and Stephen Colbert

Fathom Events partners with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the theatrical debut of “Tolkien,” giving audiences the chance to see this much-anticipated film on May 7 ahead of its theatrical nationwide release on May 10.  The Fathom cinema event will also feature an exclusive live Q&A with stars Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins and director Dome Karukoski, moderated by Tolkien super-fan Stephen Colbert host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS. “Tolkien” tells the story of how J. R. R. Tolkien transformed from a lonely orphan into one of the great storytellers of all time — a story that is itself an enchanting tale lit with the power of imagination, the bonds of fellowship and the forging of purpose in the fires of love and war.

VIDEO: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins Star in the Second Trailer for TOLKIEN

Fox Searchlight has released the second trailer for TOLKIEN. Watch the trailer below!


How many Broadway shows has Colm Meaney been in?

Colm Meaney has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Colm Meaney been in?

Colm Meaney has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Colm Meaney's first West End show?

Colm Meaney's first West End show was Cat on a Hot Tin Roof which opened in 2017

What awards has Colm Meaney been nominated for?

Colm Meaney has been nominated for the following awards: Best Performance In A Supporting Role at the Olivier Awards for A Moon For The Misbegotten, Performance at the Obie Awards for The Cider House Rules: Part One, and Performance at the Obie Awards for Here in St. Cloud's.

What awards has Colm Meaney won?

Colm Meaney has won the Performance (Obie Awards) for The Cider House Rules: Part One and Here in St. Cloud's.

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