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Ardal O'Hanlon

Ardal O'Hanlon was born on October 8, 1965 in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for My Hero (2000), Father Ted (1995) and Hooves of Fire (1999). He is married to Melanie. They have three children. See full bio »
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 2016 Twice Shy (post-production)
Brendan O Meara
 2015 Nelly & Nora (TV Series)
- Cooking Up a Storm (2015) ... Dad
- Hot Dog (2015) ... Dad
- Mobile Phones (2015) ... Dad
- If a Tree Falls (2015) ... Dad
- The Trail Runs Cold (2015) ... Dad
 2015 Cucumber (TV Series)
Brian McCoy
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Brian McCoy
 2014 Donkeys (Short)
 2014 Lily's Driftwood Bay (TV Series)
Bull Dozer
- Stop! Watch (2014) ... Bull Dozer
 2013 London Irish (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Da
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Da
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Da
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Da
 2010 Little Bundle of Laughs (TV Series)
 2009 Wide Open Spaces
 2009 Skins (TV Series)
- Naomi (2009) ... Kieran
- Everyone (2009) ... Kieran
 2007/I Blind Eye (Short)
Immigration Official
 2007 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- Gridlock (2007) ... Brannigan
 2005 Greyfriars Bobby
Coconut Tam
 2002 Another Bobby O'Hara Story...
Bobby O'Hara
 2001 Comedy Central Presents (TV Series)
- Ardal O'Hanlon (2001)
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
Robbie the Reindeer (voice)
 1998 Flying Saucer Rock'n'Roll (Short)
Eddie Johnny
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Mr. Purcell
 1996 Moll Flanders
Gentleman From East Chiswick
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Show Show Self (48 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Other Works:

Wrote the novel "The Talk of the Town". See more »

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Ardal O'Hanlan


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

I don't think anyone's "happy". See more »


Ardal loves football (soccer) and supports Leeds United. His follow up novel will be called "Ragweed" and will be published July 2002. See more »

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