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William Ruane

William was given his breakthrough at 16 years old by award-winning British director Ken Loach in Sweet Sixteen where he plays Pinball. Ruane has gone on to work with Loach in 3 other films, Tickets, The Wind That Shakes The Barley (winner of the 2006 palme d'or) and The Angels' Share, (winner of the 2012 Jury Prize at the Cannes Film festival). See full bio »
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Sweet Sixteen
Sweet Sixteen Pinball
The Angels' Share
Kelly + Victor


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 2014 Honour
Big Yin
 2013 The Borgias (TV Series)
Papal Physician
- The Face of Death (2013) ... Papal Physician
 2012 Kelly + Victor
 2012 The Angels' Share
 2011 Fast Romance
Gordon Boyd
 2011 The Shadow Line (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Stephen
 2011 The Field of Blood (TV Series)
DC Colin Mcgovern
- The Field of Blood: Part 2 (2011) ... DC Colin Mcgovern
 2010 Blindside (Short)
 2010 Accused (TV Series)
Patrick Wakefield
- Frankie's Story (2010) ... Patrick Wakefield
 2010 Taggart (TV Series)
- Fallen Angels (2010) ... Fin
 2007 The Clay Wall (Short)
 2007 Kick About (Short)
 2007 Dog Altogether (Short)
Pub Youth 2
 2007 Kitchen (TV Movie)
 2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Johnny Gogan
 2006 Sea of Souls (TV Series)
- The Newsroom (2006) ... David
 2006 Rebus (TV Series)
David Costello
- The Falls (2006) ... David Costello
 2005 Tickets
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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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