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Ian McElhinney


Ian McElhinney was born in 1948 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor and director, known for City of Ember (2008), Leap Year (2010) and Game of Thrones (2011). He is married to Marie Jones. See full bio »
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 2015/I Sacrifice (filming)
D.I. McKie
 2014 Babylon (TV Series)
Maher
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Maher
 2014 Quirke (TV Mini-Series)
Bill Latimer
- Elegy for April (2014) ... Bill Latimer
 2014 Play Next Door (TV Series)
- If Those Lips (2014)
 2013 Moonfleet (TV Mini-Series)
Rev Glennie
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Rev Glennie
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Rev Glennie
 2013 Wodehouse In Exile (TV Movie)
Major Cussen
 2013 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Theodore Swift
- A Man of My Company (2013) ... Theodore Swift
 2011 Brendan Smyth: Betrayal of Trust (TV Movie)
Abbot Smith
 2011 Bittersweet (Video short)
Father
 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
 2010 Cup Cake
Rusty Rafferty
 2010 Leap Year
Priest
 2009 Scapegoat (TV Movie)
H. A. McVeigh QC
 2009 A Shine of Rainbows
Father Doyle
 2009 Triage
Ivan
 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 City of Ember
Builder
 2008 Last Man Hanging (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2008 Of Best Intentions (Short)
Thomas Midgely
 2008 Clay (TV Movie)
Father O'Mahoney
 2007 Casualty (TV Series)
Robert Finch
- Communion (2007) ... Robert Finch
 2007 Rough Diamond (TV Series)
Tim Regan
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Tim Regan
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Tim Regan
 2006 The Front Line
Mikey
 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
 2004 Omagh (TV Movie)
Stanley McCombe
 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
 2002 No Tears (TV Mini-Series)
Padraig McFadden
 2001 Mapmaker
Sergeant Devlin
 2001 Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (TV Movie)
Captain Hammond
 2000 The King's Wake
Aherne (voice)
 2000 In Defence (TV Series)
DCS David Dillne
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... DCS David Dillne
 2000 Borstal Boy
Verreker
 1999-2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series)
Clive Jones
- Episode #2.1 (2000) ... Clive Jones
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Clive Jones
 1999 A Love Divided
Reverend Hamilton
 1999 Durango (TV Movie)
Vestor McCarthy
 1998 Touch and Go (TV Movie)
Clive Bevan
 1998 Divorcing Jack
Alfie Stewart
 1997 Silicone Valerie (Short)
Priest
 1997 The Boxer
Reggie Bell
 1997 This Is the Sea
Da Stokes
 1996 Hamlet
Barnardo
 1996 Michael Collins
Belfast Detective
 1996 Small Faces
Uncle Andrew
 1996 The Boy from Mercury
Brother Dowdall
 1995 Beyond Reason (TV Movie)
Smythe QC
 1995 The Pan Loaf (Short)
 1995 Life After Life (TV Movie)
Working out governor
 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
 1992 The Playboys
Joe Cassidy
 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
Brian Devlin
 1990 Fools of Fortune
Stranger
 1990 Shoot to Kill (TV Movie)
Assistant Chief Constable Trevor Forbes
 1990 Hidden Agenda
Jack Cunningham
 1990 Who Bombed Birmingham? (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
 1988 Reefer and the Model
Reefer
 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
 1986-1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Inspector McBride / Damien
- Naming the Names (1987) ... Inspector McBride
- Shergar (1986) ... Damien
 1987 Lapsed Catholics (TV Movie)
Derek O'Gorman
 1986 The End of the World Man
Architecht
 1985 Lamb
Maguire
 1985 Acceptable Levels
Andy
 1984 Anne Devlin
Maj Sirr
 1984 After You've Gone (TV Movie)
 1982 Angel
Groom
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Mousey
- Potatohead Blues (1982) ... Mousey
 1981 Cowboys (TV Movie)
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He acted in the Abbey-Lyric Joint Production of William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", at the Peacock Theatre in Dublin, Ireland and Lyric Theatre in Belfast, Northern Ireland with Patrick O'Kane, Mark Lambert, Eleanor Methven, Kathy Kiera Clarke, Michael Harding, Patrick Moy and Vincent Higgins in the cast. Conall Morrison was ... See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Married to Belfast playwright and actress Marie Jones. See more »

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Is Ian returning as Barristan Selmy in GoT season 3? dr_sam_pepper
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Great voice. blizihizake
Ian McElhinney: Cooler than cool or what?! elmtree1712
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Nicest man alive. Who else has met him? liammad
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