Adrian Dunbar


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Adrian Dunbar was born on August 1, 1958 in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for The Crying Game (1992), Hear My Song (1991) and My Left Foot (1989). He has been married to Anna Nygh since 1986. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Crying Game Maguire
(1992)
Hear My Song Micky O'Neill
(1991)
My Left Foot Peter
(1989)
Richard III James Tyrell
(1995)

Filmography

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 2022 Ridley (TV Series)
Alex Ridley
- The Numbered Days (2022) ... Alex Ridley
- Swansong (2022) ... Alex Ridley
- Hospitality (2022) ... Alex Ridley
- The Peaceful Garden (2022) ... Alex Ridley
 2022 Emily
Patrick Brontë
 2021 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Adrian Dunbar
- Hurry Up and Wait (2021) ... Adrian Dunbar
 2012-2021 Line of Duty (TV Series)
Supt. Ted Hastings
- Episode #6.7 (2021) ... Supt. Ted Hastings
- Episode #6.6 (2021) ... Supt. Ted Hastings
- Episode #6.5 (2021) ... Supt. Ted Hastings
- Episode #6.4 (2021) ... Supt. Ted Hastings
- Episode #6.3 (2021) ... Supt. Ted Hastings
 2018-2020 Blood (TV Series)
Jim Hogan
- Episode #2.6 (2020) ... Jim Hogan
- Episode #2.5 (2020) ... Jim Hogan
- Episode #2.4 (2020) ... Jim Hogan
- Episode #2.3 (2020) ... Jim Hogan
- Episode #2.2 (2020) ... Jim Hogan
 2020 Line of Duty Comic Relief Special (Short)
Supt. Ted Hastings
 2019 Comic Relief: Bodyguard (Short)
Supt. Ted Hastings
 2017 The Snowman
Frederik Aasen
 2017 Broken (TV Series)
Father Peter Flaherty
- Father Michael (2017) ... Father Peter Flaherty
- Carl (2017) ... Father Peter Flaherty
- Roz (2017) ... Father Peter Flaherty
- Andrew (2017) ... Father Peter Flaherty (uncredited)
- Helen (2017) ... Father Peter Flaherty
 2017 Five Fables (TV Mini Series)
Opening Narrator
- The Mouse & the Lion (2017) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Fox, the Wolf & the Carter (2017) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Preaching of the Swallow (2017) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Fox, the Wolf & the Farmer (2017) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Two Mice (2017) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
 2016 Two Angry Men (Short)
Sam Thompson
 2016 The Secret Scripture
Dr. Hart
 2016 The Hollow Crown (TV Series)
Plantagenet
- Henry VI Part 2 (2016) ... Plantagenet
- Henry VI Part 1 (2016) ... Plantagenet
 2014 A Touch of Cloth (TV Series)
Damien Vull
- Too Cloth for Comfort: Part Two (2014) ... Damien Vull
- Too Cloth for Comfort: Part One (2014) ... Damien Vull
 2014 Walter (TV Movie)
DI Walter Gambon
 2013 Jo (TV Mini Series)
Olivier Cattan
- Place Vendôme (2013) ... Olivier Cattan
 2012/II The Attendant (Short)
Frankie
 2012 The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby (TV Mini Series)
Ralph Nickleby
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Ralph Nickleby
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Ralph Nickleby
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Ralph Nickleby
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Ralph Nickleby
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Ralph Nickleby
 2012 Good Vibrations
Andy
 2012 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Sean Delaney
- Fear: Part 2 (2012) ... Sean Delaney
- Fear: Part 1 (2012) ... Sean Delaney
 2012 Scott & Bailey (TV Series)
D Supt Rick Wallis
- Pipe Dreams (2012) ... D Supt Rick Wallis
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Aidan Miles
- Amongst Us (2011) ... Aidan Miles
- Music of Murder (2011) ... Aidan Miles
 2011 Mother's Milk
Seamus Dorke
 2011 All the Way Up (Short)
Charlie Norton
 2011 Hideaways
Dr. Russell
 2011 Silk (TV Series)
Joe Gillespie QC
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Joe Gillespie QC
 2010 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Gerry Berland
- If Dogs Run Free: Part 2 (2010) ... Gerry Berland
- If Dogs Run Free: Part 1 (2010) ... Gerry Berland
 2010 Mo (TV Movie)
David Trimble
 2009/II Act of God
Frank O'Connor
 2009 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Martin Summers
- Episode #2.8 (2009) ... Martin Summers
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... Martin Summers
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Martin Summers (voice)
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Martin Summers
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... Martin Summers (voice)
 2008 Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor Adventures (TV Series)
McCarthy
- Brave New Town (2008) ... McCarthy (voice)
 2008 Whistleblower (TV Series)
Florence Wycherley
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Florence Wycherley
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Florence Wycherley
 2007 The Whistleblowers (TV Series)
Chris Clayson
- Starters (2007) ... Chris Clayson
 2006 Eye of the Dolphin
Hawk
 2005 Child of Mine (TV Movie)
Alfie Palmer
 2005 Against Nature (Short)
The Tramp
 2005 The Quatermass Experiment (TV Movie)
Detective Lomax
 2005 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Alexander Balfour / Ebenezer Balfour
 2004 Mickybo and Me
Mickybo's Da
 2003 The Measure of My Days (Short)
Priest
 2003 Suspicion (TV Movie)
Mark Finnegan
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Tom Robbins
- Justice (2003) ... Tom Robbins
 2003 Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Mickey Munday
- Manic Munday (2003) ... Mickey Munday
 2002 Tough Love (TV Movie)
DCI Mike Love
 2002 Triggermen
Andy Jarrett
 2002 Shooters
Max Bell
 2001 How Harry Became a Tree
George
 2001 Shadow Man: 2econd Coming (Video Game)
Far Durocha (voice)
 2000 Wild About Harry
J.J. MacMahon
 2000 The Wedding Tackle
Mr. Mac
 2000 Last Orders (Short)
 1999 Relative Strangers (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1999)
- Episode #1.1 (1999)
 1998 The Officer from France (TV Movie)
Wolfe Tone
 1998 The Jump (TV Series)
Alan Cox
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Alan Cox
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Alan Cox
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Alan Cox
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Alan Cox
 1998 The General
Noel Curley
 1997 Melissa (TV Mini Series)
Graeme Hepburn
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Graeme Hepburn
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Graeme Hepburn
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Graeme Hepburn
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Graeme Hepburn
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Graeme Hepburn
 1995 Cruel Train (TV Movie)
Jack Dando
 1995 Richard III
James Tyrell
 1995 The Near Room
Charlie Colquhoun
 1995 Innocent Lies
Alan Cross / detective
 1994 Pleasure (TV Movie)
Gustave Coudray
 1994 The Blue Boy (TV Movie)
Joe Bonnar
 1994 Widows' Peak
Godfrey Doyle-Counihan
 1993 A Woman's Guide to Adultery (TV Series)
Michael
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Michael
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Michael
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Michael
 1993 Cracker (TV Series)
Kelly
 1993 A Statement of Affairs (TV Mini Series)
Adrian
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Adrian
 1992 The Crying Game
Maguire
 1990-1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
Det Sgt Billy McCourbrey / Andy
- Force of Duty (1992) ... Det Sgt Billy McCourbrey
- The Englishman's Wife (1990) ... Andy
 1992 The Playboys
Mick
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
John Marriat
- Dead on Time (1992) ... John Marriat
 1991 Children of the North (TV Series)
Martin Deeley
- City of Moloch (1991) ... Martin Deeley
- Lonely the Man Without Heroes (1991) ... Martin Deeley
- The Killing of Yesterday's Children (1991) ... Martin Deeley
 1991 Hear My Song
Micky O'Neill
 1990 Centrepoint (TV Mini Series)
Brown
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Brown
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Brown
 1990 Debut on Two (TV Series)
John / Lucien
- A Box of Swan (1990) ... John
- The Wake (1990) ... Lucien
 1990 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Lenny
- Pentecost (1990) ... Lenny
 1988-1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
John / Robbie MacIntyre
- Drowning in the Shallow End (1990) ... John
- Reasonable Force (1988) ... Robbie MacIntyre
 1989 Dealers
Lennon Mayhew
 1989 My Left Foot
Peter
 1989 Unusual Ground Floor Conversion (Short)
Alan Simpson
 1988 The Four Minute Mile (TV Movie)
Norris McWhirter
 1988 The Dawning
Capt. Rankin
 1988 A World Apart
Le Roux
 1988 The Fear (TV Series)
Con
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Con
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Con
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Con
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Con
 1986 Sky Bandits
Mechanic
 1985 The Price (TV Mini Series)
Willy
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Willy
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Willy
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Willy
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Willy
 1984 The Hidden Curriculum (TV Movie)
Boyd
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Peter Douglas
- The Cry (1984) ... Peter Douglas
 1984 After You've Gone (TV Movie)
Chris
 1980 The Long March (TV Movie)
Colm
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Tom Wilkinson, Philip Jackson, Hugh Ross, Iain Glen, Andy Serkis, Lia Williams, Saskia Reeves, Cara Kelly, Peter-Hugo Daly, and Jason Watkins in the cast. Max Stafford-Clark was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Adrian

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Anna Nygh  (1 child)
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Trivia:

He originally played the part of Bail Organa, Princess Leia's adopted father, in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). The scene was cut and he was replaced by Jimmy Smits in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). See more »

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