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John Lynch was born on December 26, 1961 in Corrinshego, Newry, Northern Ireland, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Black Death (2010), The Secret Garden (1993) and Best (2000). He was previously married to Mary McGuckian. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Black Death Wolfstan
(2010)
The Secret Garden Lord Archibald Craven
(1993)
Best George Best
(2000)
(1993)

Filmography

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  Sew Torn (post-production)
Hudson Armitage
 2022 Blue Lights (TV Series) (announced)
- Caldwell's Code (2022)
 2020-2022 The Head (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Wilde / Arthur Wilde / Arthur Dr. Arthur Wilde
- Episode #2.1 (2022) ... Arthur Wilde
- Episode VI (2020) ... Dr. Arthur Wilde
- Episode V (2020) ... Dr. Arthur Wilde
- Episode IV (2020) ... Dr. Arthur Wilde
- Episode III (2020) ... Arthur Dr. Arthur Wilde
 2020 The Banishing
Bishop Malachi
 2020 Boys from County Hell
George Bogue
 2019 Medici (TV Series)
Pope Sixtus IV
- Innocents (2019) ... Pope Sixtus IV
- The Ten (2019) ... Pope Sixtus IV
- Survival (2019) ... Pope Sixtus IV
 2019 Harlots (TV Series)
Jonas Young
- Episode #3.1 (2019) ... Jonas Young (uncredited)
 2019 Tin Star (TV Series)
Johan Nickel
- The Unseen (2019) ... Johan Nickel
- Wild Flower (2019) ... Johan Nickel
- Subterranean Fire (2019) ... Johan Nickel
- The Bagman Cometh (2019) ... Johan Nickel
- Age of Anxiety (2019) ... Johan Nickel
 2018 The Terror (TV Series)
John Bridgens
- The C, the C, the Open C (2018) ... John Bridgens
- Terror Camp Clear (2018) ... John Bridgens
- Horrible from Supper (2018) ... John Bridgens
- A Mercy (2018) ... John Bridgens
- Gore (2018) ... John Bridgens
 2018 Paul, Apostle of Christ
Aquila
 2017 Kissing Candice
Donal
 2017 Number One
Gary Adams
 2017/II Pilgrimage
Brother Ciarán - The Herbalist
 2013-2016 The Fall (TV Series)
ACC Jim Burns
- Their Solitary Way (2016) ... ACC Jim Burns
- Wounds of Deadly Hate (2016) ... ACC Jim Burns
- The Hell Within Him (2016) ... ACC Jim Burns
- The Gates of Light (2016) ... ACC Jim Burns
- His Troubled Thoughts (2016) ... ACC Jim Burns
 2016 Upstream
Sean
 2016 Retribution (TV Mini Series)
Bill Douglas
- Adam and Grace (2016) ... Bill Douglas
- Glenarvon Loch (2016) ... Bill Douglas
- Beneath the Surface (2016) ... Bill Douglas
- The Storm (2016) ... Bill Douglas
 2016 Alleycats
Redman
 2016/I Detour
Frank
 2015 The Trials of Jimmy Rose (TV Mini Series)
DI Steve McIntyre
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... DI Steve McIntyre
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... DI Steve McIntyre
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... DI Steve McIntyre (uncredited)
 2015 Killing Jesus (TV Movie)
Nicodemus
 2014 The Assets (TV Mini Series)
Vitaly Yurchenko
- What's Done Is Done (2014) ... Vitaly Yurchenko
- Trip to Vienna (2014) ... Vitaly Yurchenko
- Jewel in the Crown (2014) ... Vitaly Yurchenko
- My Name Is Aldrich Ames (2014) ... Vitaly Yurchenko
 2014 Shetland (TV Series)
Frank Blake
- Blue Lightning: Part 2 (2014) ... Frank Blake
- Blue Lightning: Part 1 (2014) ... Frank Blake
 2014 The Musketeers (TV Series)
Luca Sestini
- A Rebellious Woman (2014) ... Luca Sestini
 2014 The Hybrid
Powell
 2013 Crossing Lines (TV Series)
Frankie
- The Terminator (2013) ... Frankie
 2013 Möbius
Joshua
 2009-2012 Merlin (TV Series)
Balinor
- The Diamond of the Day: Part One (2012) ... Balinor
- The Last Dragonlord (2009) ... Balinor
 2012 Labyrinth (TV Mini Series)
Simeon de Montfort
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Simeon de Montfort
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Simeon de Montfort
 2012 Private Peaceful
Sergeant Hanley
 2012 The Hot Potato
Bill
 2011 The Jury (TV Series)
Alan Lane
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Alan Lane
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... Alan Lane
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... Alan Lane
- Episode #2.2 (2011) ... Alan Lane
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... Alan Lane
 2011 Ghosted
Jack
 2011 Vera (TV Series)
Edmund Fulwell
- The Crow Trap (2011) ... Edmund Fulwell
 2010 The Nativity (TV Mini Series)
Gabriel
- Part 4 (2010) ... Gabriel
- Part 2 (2010) ... Gabriel
- Part 1 (2010) ... Gabriel
 2010 Night Wolf
McRae
 2010 Black Death
Wolfstan
 2010 Five Day Shelter
Stephen
 2010 Mo (TV Movie)
Gerry Adams
 2010 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Tom Flannery
- Voids: Part 2 (2010) ... Tom Flannery
- Voids: Part 1 (2010) ... Tom Flannery
 2009 The Tournament
Gene Walker
 2009 Hard Times
Tom Gaffney
 2008 The Passion (TV Mini Series)
Sagan
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Sagan
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Sagan
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Sagan
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Sagan
 2008 In Tranzit
Yakov
 2008 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Gary Webster
- Kill the King: Part 1 (2008) ... Gary Webster
 2007 MI-5 (TV Series)
Davie King
- Isolated (2007) ... Davie King
 2007 The Yellow House (TV Movie)
Paul Gauguin
 2005 Lassie
Sam Carraclough
 2005 Bleak House (TV Mini Series)
Nemo
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Nemo
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Nemo
 2005 Isolation
Dan
 2005 The Baby War (TV Movie)
Pierce O'Carroll
 2004 The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Captain Alvarado
 2003 Alien Hunter
Dr. Michael Straub
 2003 Conspiracy of Silence
Father Francis
 2002 Evelyn
Senior Counsel Mr. Wolfe
 2002 Re-inventing Eddie
Eddie Harris
 2002 Puckoon
O'Brien
 2002 Boston Public (TV Series)
Jerry
- Chapter Thirty-One (2002) ... Jerry
 2001 The Seventh Stream (TV Movie)
Tomas Dunhill
 2000 Best
George Best
 1998 The Quarry
The Man
 1998 Sliding Doors
Gerry
 1997 This Is the Sea
Padhar McAliskey
 1996 Moll Flanders
Artist
 1996 Some Mother's Son
Bobby Sands
 1996 Monkey Boy
 1995 Angel Baby
Harry
 1995 Nothing Personal
Liam
 1994 Words Upon the Window Pane
John Corbet
 1994 Princess Caraboo
Amon McCarthy
 1993 In the Name of the Father
Paul Hill
 1993 The Secret Garden
Lord Archibald Craven
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Sean O'Casey
- Ireland, April 1916 (1993) ... Sean O'Casey
 1993 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Father Mel Davey
- Impulsive Behaviour (1993) ... Father Mel Davey
 1992 The Railway Station Man
Damian Sweeney
 1990-1991 Making Out (TV Series)
Gavin
- Episode #3.8 (1991) ... Gavin (uncredited)
- Episode #2.8 (1990) ... Gavin
- Episode #2.7 (1990) ... Gavin
- Episode #2.5 (1990) ... Gavin
- Episode #2.4 (1990) ... Gavin
 1991 Edward II
Spencer
 1991 The Play on One (TV Series)
Rudy
- Out of the Blue (1991) ... Rudy
 1991 Chimera (TV Mini Series)
Peter Carson
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Peter Carson
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Peter Carson
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Peter Carson
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Peter Carson
 1991 All Good Things (TV Series)
Vincent Gibney
- Marriage Guidance (1991) ... Vincent Gibney
- The Trip North (1991) ... Vincent Gibney
- The Flat (1991) ... Vincent Gibney
- Reading Lessons (1991) ... Vincent Gibney
- The Suicide (1991) ... Vincent Gibney
 1991 Shrinks (TV Series)
Kevin Saunders
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Kevin Saunders
 1990 1871
O'Brien
 1990 Hardware
Shades
 1990 Who Bombed Birmingham? (TV Movie)
IRA man in cottage
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini Series documentary)
Stephen Dedalus
- James Joyce's 'Ulysses' (1988) ... Stephen Dedalus
 1984 Cal
Cal
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played Smike in the stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Nicholas Nickelby" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Siberry, DeNica Fairman, Frances Cuka, John Carlisle, David Collings, Rebecca Saire, Alan David, David Delve, Jane Carr, Clive ... See more »

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Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

Spouse:

Mary McGuckian  (annulled)

Relatives:

Susan Lynch (sibling)
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He used to be a member of the RSC playing roles such as Smike in Nicholas Nickelby and roles in films such as Cal, The Railway Station Man and Derek Jarman's Edward II. See more »

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