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Sean McGinley


Sean McGinley was born in 1956 in Gaoth Dobhair, Donegal, Ireland. He is known for his work on On a Clear Day (2005), Braveheart (1995) and Michael Collins (1996). He has been married to Marie Mullen since 1990. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

On a Clear Day
(2005)
Braveheart
Braveheart MacClannough
(1995)
Michael Collins
(1996)
Simon Magus
Simon Magus Maximillian Hase
(1999)

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 2017 Paula (TV Series)
Terry
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Terry
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Terry
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Terry
 2016 Fir Bolg (TV Series)
Davy Gilbride
- An Gig (2016) ... Davy Gilbride
- Nochtadh (2016) ... Davy Gilbride
- Scoilteanna (2016) ... Davy Gilbride
- Ar Camchúirt (2016) ... Davy Gilbride
- Teacht le Chéile (2016) ... Davy Gilbride
 2016 The Truth Commissioner
Francis Gilroy
 2015 Clean Break (TV Series)
Ben
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Ben
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Ben
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Ben
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Ben
 2010-2014 Republic of Doyle (TV Series)
Malachy Doyle
- Last Call (2014) ... Malachy Doyle
- Judgement Day (2014) ... Malachy Doyle
- Body of Evidence (2014) ... Malachy Doyle
- When the Whistle Blows (2014) ... Malachy Doyle
- The Pint (2014) ... Malachy Doyle
 2014 The Fall (TV Series)
Father Jensen
- The Perilous Edge of Battle (2014) ... Father Jensen
 2013 This Hour Has 22 Minutes (TV Series)
Malachy Doyle
- The 22 Minutes Holiday Special (2013) ... Malachy Doyle
 2012-2013 Love/Hate (TV Series)
Tony
- Episode #4.4 (2013) ... Tony
- Episode #4.2 (2013) ... Tony
- Episode #3.6 (2012) ... Tony
- Episode #3.5 (2012) ... Tony
- Episode #3.4 (2012) ... Tony
 2012 New Tricks (TV Series)
Ken Wright
- The Girl Who Lived (2012) ... Ken Wright
 2010 Single-Handed (TV Series)
Dennis Costello / Denis Costello
- A Cold Heaven (2010) ... Dennis Costello
- A Cold Heaven (2010) ... Dennis Costello
- Between Two Fires (2010) ... Dennis Costello
- Between Two Fires (2010) ... Dennis Costello
- The Lost Boys: Part 2 (2010) ... Denis Costello
 2009 Wild Decembers (TV Movie)
O'Dea
 2008 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Keiran Donnelly
- The Great and the Good (2008) ... Keiran Donnelly
 2007 The Running Mate (TV Mini-Series)
Dennis Harrington
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Dennis Harrington
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Dennis Harrington
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Dennis Harrington
 2007 Closing the Ring
Campbell
 2007 Shrooms
Bernie
 2007 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
China Mates
- Gently Go Man (2007) ... China Mates
 2007 48 Angels
Billy
 2006 Black Dog (Short)
Grandfather
 2006 Sixty Six
Mr. O'Connor
 2006 The Tiger's Tail
Declan Murray
 2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Father Denis
 2006 The Street (TV Series)
God
- Stan (2006) ... God
 2005 Bleak House (TV Mini-Series)
Snagsby
- Episode #1.11 (2005) ... Snagsby
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... Snagsby
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Snagsby
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Snagsby
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Snagsby
 2005 Taggart (TV Series)
Monsignor Tom Jarvis
- A Death Foretold (2005) ... Monsignor Tom Jarvis
 2005 Pure Mule (TV Series)
Billy Farrell
- Therese (2005) ... Billy Farrell
 2005 The Mighty Celt
I'm A Cripple
 2005 On a Clear Day
Eddie
 2004 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Ken Latham
- Blue Eiderdown: Part 2 (2004) ... Ken Latham
 2004 Man About Dog
J.P. McCallion
 2004 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Dr. Donald Roper
- Fugue States: Part 2 (2004) ... Dr. Donald Roper
- Fugue States: Part 1 (2004) ... Dr. Donald Roper
 2004 Freeze Frame
Detective Louis Emeric
 2004 Pulling Moves (TV Series)
Bap the Butcher
- The Grandfather Clock (2004) ... Bap the Butcher
- Meat Is Murder (2004) ... Bap the Butcher
- Claimitis (2004) ... Bap the Butcher
 2003 The Vice (TV Series)
Tommy Bowers
- Gameboys (2003) ... Tommy Bowers
 2003 Conspiracy of Silence
Rector Cathal
 2003 Dead Bodies
Detective Inspector Wheeler (as Seán Mcginley)
 2003 Watermelon (TV Movie)
Joe Ryan
 2002 Gangs of New York
Forty Thieves Leader (as Sean Mcginley)
 2001 On Home Ground (TV Series)
Fergal Collins
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Fergal Collins
 2001 Clare Sa Speir (Short)
Eoin
 2001 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Sean O'Connell
- Who Killed Cock Robin? (2001) ... Sean O'Connell
 2000 What Where (Short)
Bam
 2000 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Roy
- Episode #3.6 (2000) ... Roy
 2000 The Claim
Sweetley
 2000 The Fitz (TV Series)
Priest
- The Wake (2000) ... Priest
 2000 The Closer You Get
Ian O'Donnell
 2000 Blue Murder (TV Movie)
Shelley
 2000 Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Inspector Beecher
- The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes (2000) ... Inspector Beecher
 1999 DDU (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Carl McCadden
- The Gates of Eden: Part 2 (1999) ... Det. Sgt. Carl McCadden
- The Gates of Eden: Part 1 (1999) ... Det. Sgt. Carl McCadden
- Unforgiven: Part 2 (1999) ... Det. Sgt. Carl McCadden
- Unforgiven: Part 1 (1999) ... Det. Sgt. Carl McCadden
 1999 Simon Magus
Maximillian Hase
 1998 Lipservice (Short)
Mairtin O Cathain
 1998 Making the Cut (TV Movie)
Sgt. Carl McCadden
 1998 The General
Gary
 1998 Resurrection Man
Sammy McClure
 1998 The Ambassador (TV Series)
Joseph O'Connor
- A Cluster of Betrayals (1998) ... Joseph O'Connor
 1997 The Informant
Frankie Conroy
 1997 The Break
Tommy Breen
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Sergeant
 1997 Bogwoman (TV Movie)
Mr. D.
 1997 The Very Stuff (Short)
Sylvie
 1996 The Disappearance of Finbar
Detective Roche
 1996 Safe and Sound (TV Series)
Dougy Flynn
- Spare Parts (1996) ... Dougy Flynn
- Snookered (1996) ... Dougy Flynn
- Malpractice (1996) ... Dougy Flynn
- The Fugitive (1996) ... Dougy Flynn
- Hope (1996) ... Dougy Flynn
 1996 Trojan Eddie
Raymie
 1996 Michael Collins
Smith
 1995 Circles of Deceit: Dark Secret (TV Movie)
Jim Caine
 1995 Dangerous Lady (TV Mini-Series)
D.I. Murphy
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... D.I. Murphy
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... D.I. Murphy
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... D.I. Murphy
 1995 The Hanging Gale (TV Series)
Ferry
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Ferry
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Ferry
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Ferry
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Ferry
 1995 Braveheart
MacClannough
 1995 Circle of Friends
Mr. Duggan
 1995 Dirty Old Town (TV Movie)
Michael
 1994 Family (TV Mini-Series)
Charlo Spencer
- Paula (1994) ... Charlo Spencer
- Nicola (1994) ... Charlo Spencer
- John Paul (1994) ... Charlo Spencer
- Charlo (1994) ... Charlo Spencer
 1993 Minder (TV Series)
Alexie Nolan
- Opportunity Knocks and Bruises (1993) ... Alexie Nolan
 1991 Boon (TV Series)
Michael Roach
- Trial and Error (1991) ... Michael Roach
 1991 4 Play (TV Series)
Hugh
- In the Border Country (1991) ... Hugh
 1990 The Field
Father Chris Doran
 1990 Fools of Fortune
Doyle
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Don Dubrow in American Buffalo by David Mamet at Gate Theatre, Dublin, Ireland. See more »

Alternate Names:

Sean Mcginley | Seán Mcginley

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

He has two daughters: Roisin and Mairead

Trademark:

Frequently cast in 'Neil Jordan' films.

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