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Niall Toibin

Niall Toibin was born in Cork, Ireland in 1929. Married Judy Kenny (1931-2001) in 1957. Five children and six grand-children. He has had an illustrious acting career spanning over four decades. On October 29 2002 he received the CFT Excellence Award for Best Actor. See full bio »

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Ballykissangel Father MacAnally
Far and Away
The Nephew
The Nephew Sean
Ryan's Daughter
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 2007/II Teeth (Short)
 2003 Veronica Guerin
Judge Ballaugh (as Niall Tobin)
 1998 The Nephew
 1995 Casualty (TV Series)
Desi Lavers
- All's Fair (1995) ... Desi Lavers
 1995 Frankie Starlight
Handy Paige
 1994 Minder (TV Series)
- The Immaculate Contraption (1994) ... Priest
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Neville Crane
- The Sharp End (1992) ... Neville Crane
 1992 Far and Away
 1991 The Pope Must Diet (uncredited)
 1991 G.B.H. (TV Mini-Series)
Michael Murray Snr
- It Couldn't Happen Here (1991) ... Michael Murray Snr
 1990 The Love She Sought (TV Movie)
Preston Warner
 1990 Fools of Fortune
 1990 The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing (TV Movie)
Paddy Joe Hill
 1989 Dick Francis: Twice Shy (TV Movie)
Martin Fitzgerald
 1989 Confessional (TV Series)
Sean Gallagher
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Sean Gallagher
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Sean Gallagher
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Sean Gallagher
 1987 The Rockingham Shoot (TV Movie)
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
- Shergar (1986) ... Malachy
 1986 Eat the Peach
 1986 Rawhead Rex
Reverend Coot
 1985 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Assist. Com. Webb
- Wheelman (1985) ... Assist. Com. Webb
 1985 Bulman (TV Series)
Dermot O'Casey
- Pandora's Many Boxes (1985) ... Dermot O'Casey
 1984 Oxbridge Blues (TV Series)
- Similar Triangles (1984) ... Minister
 1984 Mitch (TV Series)
Sir Ralph Murie
- Who Must Remain Anonymous (1984) ... Sir Ralph Murie
 1984 Reflections
Mr. Prunty
 1984 The Country Girls (TV Movie)
Jack Holland
 1983 Wagner (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1983) ... Lutz
- Episode #1.9 ... Lutz
- Episode #1.8 ... Lutz
- Episode #1.7 ... Lutz
 1983 One of Ourselves (TV Movie)
Mr. Lynch
 1982 The Ballroom of Romance
Eyes Horgan
 1982 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mick Higgins
- The Glory Hole (1982) ... Mick Higgins
 1980-1982 Bracken (TV Series)
Edward Daly
- December (1982) ... Edward Daly
- April (1981) ... Edward Daly
- March (1981) ... Edward Daly
- December (1981) ... Edward Daly
- January (1981) ... Edward Daly
 1981 Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini-Series)
Father Mackay
- Brideshead Revisited (1981) ... Father Mackay
 1981 Lovespell
 1981 The Man of Destiny (TV Movie)
 1980 The Sleep of Death
 1980 Murphy's Stroke (TV Movie)
Tony Murphy
 1979 The Outsider
The Farmer
 1978 Poitín
 1977-1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
Defence Counsel / Irishman
- The Legion Hall Bombing (1978) ... Defence Counsel (as Niall Toibín)
- The Thin End of the Wedge (1977) ... Irishman
 1976 Benny Lynch (TV Movie)
Father Fletcher
 1975 Philadelphia, Here I Come
Con Sweeney
 1972 An Carabhan (TV Movie)
 1971 L'iguana dalla lingua di fuoco
Doctor (uncredited)
 1971 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
Dan Cooper
- Legal Aid (1971) ... Dan Cooper
 1971 Flight of the Doves
Sergeant O'Casey
 1970 Ryan's Daughter
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
- The Plough and the Stars (1967) ... Speaker
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Samuel Beckett's play, "Waiting for Godot," at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with Peter O'Toole, Donal McCann, and Frank Middlemass in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Niall Tobin | Niall Toibín

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The Mayor of London asked him to serve as the "Ambassador of Ireland" to the 2003 St. Patrick's Day Festival. With a budget of over $800,000, it will be the biggest St. Patrick's Day Festival ever held in London. Mr. Toibin was also the guest of honour at the Mayor's dinner to be held on the 16th of March 2003. See more »

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