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Ian McElhinney


Ian McElhinney was born on August 19, 1948 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor and director, known for Rogue One (2016), Game of Thrones (2011) and Hamlet (1996). He is married to Marie Jones. See full bio »
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Rogue One
Rogue One General Dodonna
(2016)
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Barristan Selmy
(2011-2015)
Hamlet
Hamlet Barnardo
(1996)

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 2018 Krypton (TV Movie) (completed)
Val-El
 2018 Derry Girls (TV Series)
Granda Joe
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Granda Joe
 2017 Redwater (TV Series)
Lance Byrne
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Lance Byrne
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Lance Byrne
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Lance Byrne
 2017 Landgericht (TV Movie)
Williiam
 2016 Barbarians Rising (TV Series)
Tagus
- Resistance (2016) ... Tagus
 2013-2016 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Theodore Swift
- Edmund Reid Did This (2016) ... Theodore Swift (uncredited)
- The Peace of Edmund Reid (2014) ... Theodore Swift
- Live Free, Live True (2014) ... Theodore Swift
- A Man of My Company (2013) ... Theodore Swift
 2016 Rebellion (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Butler
- The Reckoning (2016) ... Edward Butler
- Surrender (2016) ... Edward Butler
- Under Siege (2016) ... Edward Butler
- To Arms (2016) ... Edward Butler
- Young Guns (2016) ... Edward Butler
 2011-2015 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Barristan Selmy
- Kill the Boy (2015) ... Barristan Selmy
- Sons of the Harpy (2015) ... Barristan Selmy
- The House of Black and White (2015) ... Barristan Selmy
- The Wars to Come (2015) ... Barristan Selmy
- The Children (2014) ... Barristan Selmy
 2014 Babylon (TV Mini-Series)
Maher
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Maher
 2013-2014 The Fall (TV Series)
Morgan Monroe
- These Troublesome Disguises (2014) ... Morgan Monroe
- The Vast Abyss (2013) ... Morgan Monroe
- My Adventurous Song (2013) ... Morgan Monroe
- Insolence & Wine (2013) ... Morgan Monroe
- Darkness Visible (2013) ... Morgan Monroe
 2014 Quirke (TV Mini-Series)
Bill Latimer
- Elegy for April (2014) ... Bill Latimer
 2014 Play Next Door (TV Series)
Connie
- If Those Lips (2014) ... Connie
 2013 Moonfleet (TV Mini-Series)
Rev Glennie / Parson Glennie
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Rev Glennie
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Rev Glennie
- Part1&2 ... Parson Glennie
 2013 Wodehouse in Exile (TV Movie)
Major Cussen
 2012 Titanic: Blood and Steel (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Henry Carlton
- The 'Unsinkable' Sets Sail (2012) ... Sir Henry Carlton
- The Tipping Point (2012) ... Sir Henry Carlton
- Burden of Proof (2012) ... Sir Henry Carlton
- A Crack in the Armor (2012) ... Sir Henry Carlton
- High Stakes (2012) ... Sir Henry Carlton
 2011 Brendan Smyth: Betrayal of Trust (TV Movie)
Abbot Smith
 2010 Three Wise Women (TV Movie)
David
 2010 An Old Fashioned Christmas (TV Movie)
Sean
 2010 New Tricks (TV Series)
Fintan MacEntee
- Coming Out Ball (2010) ... Fintan MacEntee
 2009 Scapegoat (TV Movie)
H. A. McVeigh QC
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Clennam
- Episode #1.13 (2008) ... Mr. Clennam
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Mr. Clennam
 2008 Raw (TV Series)
Phillip
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Phillip
 2008 Last Man Hanging (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2008 Clay (TV Movie)
Father O'Mahoney
 2008 Fairy Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Vice Chancellor Ralph Graham
- Cinderella (2008) ... Vice Chancellor Ralph Graham
 2007-2008 Single-Handed (TV Series)
Ex-Garda Sergeant Gerry Driscoll / Gerry Driscoll
- The Stolen Child: Part 2 (2008) ... Ex-Garda Sergeant Gerry Driscoll
- The Stolen Child: Part 1 (2008) ... Ex-Garda Sergeant Gerry Driscoll
- Natural Justice (2007) ... Gerry Driscoll
- Home: Part 2 (2007) ... Ex-Garda Sergeant Gerry Driscoll
- Home: Part 1 (2007) ... Ex-Garda Sergeant Gerry Driscoll
 2007 Casualty (TV Series)
Robert Finch
- Communion (2007) ... Robert Finch
 2007 The Tudors (TV Series)
Pope Clement VII
- Message to the Emperor (2007) ... Pope Clement VII
 2007 Rough Diamond (TV Series)
Tim Regan
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Tim Regan
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Tim Regan
 1993-2005 Taggart (TV Series)
Archie Rae / Sean O'Donnell
- Cause and Effect (2005) ... Archie Rae
- Death Without Dishonour (1993) ... Sean O'Donnell
 2005 Pure Mule (TV Series)
Harry Kilroy
- Kevin (2005) ... Harry Kilroy
 2005 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Father Thomas
- Episode #1.5988 (2005) ... Father Thomas
 2004 Omagh (TV Movie)
Stanley McCombe
 2003 The Clinic (TV Series)
Joseph McGarry
- Episode #1.8 (2003) ... Joseph McGarry
- Episode #1.7 (2003) ... Joseph McGarry
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Joseph McGarry
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Joseph McGarry
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Joseph McGarry
 2003 Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Fulton
- Manic Munday (2003) ... Fulton
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Howard Brackley
- Faking the Dead (2003) ... Howard Brackley
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Brian Chapman
- For Better, for Worse (2003) ... Brian Chapman
 2003 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Bill Williams
- Episode #5.4 (2003) ... Bill Williams
- Episode #5.3 (2003) ... Bill Williams
 2003 Horatio Hornblower 3 (TV Movie)
Captain Hammond
 2002 No Tears (TV Mini-Series)
Padraig McFadden
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Padraig McFadden
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Padraig McFadden
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Padraig McFadden
 2001 Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (TV Movie)
Captain Hammond
 2000 In Defence (TV Series)
DCS David Dillne
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... DCS David Dillne
 1999-2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series)
Clive Jones
- Episode #2.1 (2000) ... Clive Jones
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Clive Jones
 1998-1999 Maisie Raine (TV Series)
C.S. Jack Freeman
- To Sleep... (1999) ... C.S. Jack Freeman
- The Witness (1999) ... C.S. Jack Freeman
- Old Scores (1999) ... C.S. Jack Freeman
- I.D. (1999) ... C.S. Jack Freeman
- European Forty Five (1999) ... C.S. Jack Freeman
 1999 Durango (TV Movie)
Vestor McCarthy
 1998 Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (TV Movie)
Captain Hammond
 1998 Touch and Go (TV Movie)
Clive Bevan
 1997 Wokenwell (TV Series)
Sgt Duncan Bonney
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Sgt Duncan Bonney
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Sgt Duncan Bonney
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Sgt Duncan Bonney
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Sgt Duncan Bonney
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Sgt Duncan Bonney
 1995 Beyond Reason (TV Movie)
Smythe QC
 1986-1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
Working out governor / Inspector McBride / Damien
- Life After Life (1995) ... Working out governor
- Naming the Names (1987) ... Inspector McBride
- Shergar (1986) ... Damien
 1995 Hearts and Minds (TV Series)
Alex
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Alex
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Alex
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Alex
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Alex
 1994 Blind Justice (TV Movie)
Father Malone
 1993 A Woman's Guide to Adultery (TV Series)
Martin
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Martin
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Martin
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Martin
 1993 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Trevor Dunne
- The Great Detective (1993) ... Chief Supt. Trevor Dunne
 1993 Circle of Deceit (TV Movie)
Father Fergal
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Ceiran Stow
- Ducking and Diving (1993) ... Ceiran Stow
 1993 Spender (TV Series)
Flynn
- Bad Company (1993) ... Flynn
 1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
Reggie Devine
- You, Me & Marley (1992) ... Reggie Devine
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Mickey Felcher
- Trial and Error (1992) ... Mickey Felcher
 1991 Children of the North (TV Series)
O'Hare
- A Darkness in the Eye (1991) ... O'Hare
- City of Maloch (1991) ... O'Hare
- Lonely the Man Without Heroes (1991) ... O'Hare
 1990-1991 4 Play (TV Series)
McQuire / Eddie
- In the Border Country (1991) ... McQuire
- Valentine Falls (1990) ... Eddie
 1990 The Grasscutter (TV Movie)
Brian Devlin
 1990 The Lilac Bus (TV Movie)
Billy
 1990 Shoot to Kill (TV Movie)
Assistant Chief Constable Trevor Forbes
 1990 The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing (TV Movie)
Sinn Fein leader
 1989 Streetwise (TV Series)
Denny Moss
- Home Truths (1989) ... Denny Moss
 1988 Wipe Out (TV Mini-Series)
Max Raines
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Max Raines
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Max Raines
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Max Raines
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Max Raines
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Max Raines
 1987 The Rockingham Shoot (TV Movie)
John Reilly
 1987 First Sight (TV Series)
Joe
- The Last of a Dyin' Race (1987) ... Joe
 1987 Brond (TV Series)
Kennedy
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Kennedy
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Kennedy
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Kennedy
 1987 Dead Entry (TV Series)
Martin Galbraith
- File Three (1987) ... Martin Galbraith
- File Two (1987) ... Martin Galbraith
- File One (1987) ... Martin Galbraith
 1987 Lapsed Catholics (TV Movie)
Derek O'Gorman
 1984 After You've Gone (TV Movie)
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Mousey
- Potatohead Blues (1982) ... Mousey
 1981 Cowboys (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Marie Jones' play, "Stones in His Pockets," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Kieran Creggan and Kieran Lagan in the cast. See more »

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 2001 Tony Award as Best Director (Play) for "Stones in His Pockets." See more »

Trademark:

Raspy toned voice.

Star Sign:

Leo

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