23 February 2012 3:02 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Note to overseas Irish pub bartenders: you may have been fooled by Australian actor Ben Esler. .We would go to the Irish pub and try it out and either it worked or they were very polite . nobody said anything,. Esler says of his Irish impression. That thick Irish impression has been one of his keys to success in Tinseltown, utilising it on new AMC production, Hell On Wheels. Other actors on the series including Phil Burke, Colm Meaney and Dominique McElligott helped the 29-year-old Melbourne actor get the accent down for his character, Sean McGinnes . who.s .a little budding Al Capone.. .Sean is a guy who.s come from poverty and he.s desperate to make it in America but he.s a little bit ruthless and he can »

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