Home   >   Movie Stars   >   M   >   Sean McGinley

Sean McGinley

Sean McGinley was born in Donegal and graduated from University College Galway. He was a member of the Druid Theatre Company from 1977-1989. Plays included The Glass Menagerie, Loot, Private Dick, The Playboy of the Western World and the Corsican Brothers. He has become a dominant force on the Irish stage, winning awards for Whistle in the Dark (The Abbey and Royal Court Theatre,) Much Ado About Nothing (The Druid Theatre,) The Shaurgraun (The Abbey Theatre) and The Hackney Office (The Druid Theatre.) Recently theatre includes Ages of the Moon (Abbey Theatre, Dublin and off-broadway Atlantic Theatre) The Weir (Gate Theatre, Dublin) and Ages of the Moon at The Abbey Theatre, Dublin.

His television credits include; Lewis (ITV), The Street by Jimmy McGovern (Granada Television,) Bleak House (playing the part of Snagsby,) Taggart, Pure Mule, Trial and Retribution VIII, Waking the Dead IV (BBC), Pulling Moves (BBC), and RTE's series On Home Ground, The Vice V" and the TV adaptation of Marian Keyes successful novel Watermelon. Other credits include The Hanging Gale, Murder Rooms, Making the Cut, The Ambassador, Cold Feet III and Midsomer Murders.

Films include The Field, Michael Collins, The Butcher Boy, Braveheart, Trojan Eddie, The General, The Claim, Dead Bodies, The Wind That Shakes the Barley, The Tiger's Tail, Simon Magus, The Closer You Get and On A Clear Day (IFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Feature film).


Note: This profile was written in or before 2012.
Read earlier biographies on this page.

Sean McGinley Facts

OccupationActor
BirthplaceDonegal, Ireland

Selected Filmography

Not available.