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Paul McGann was born on November 14, 1959 in Kensington, Liverpool, England, UK. He is an actor and director, known for The Three Musketeers (1993), Withnail & I (1987) and Alien³ (1992). He has been married to Annie Milner since 1992. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Three Musketeers Girard / Jussac
(1993)
Withnail & I ... & I
(1987)
Alien³ Walter Golic
(1992)
Queen of the Damned David Talbot
(2002)

Filmography

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 2022 McDonald & Dodds (TV Series)
Archie Addington
- A Billion Beats (2022) ... Archie Addington
 2022 Anne (TV Mini Series)
Sir Malcom Thornton
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Sir Malcom Thornton
 2021 Annika (TV Series)
Dr. Jake Strathearn
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... Dr. Jake Strathearn
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... Dr. Jake Strathearn
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... Dr. Jake Strathearn
 2021 Swallow Your Dreams (Short)
James
 2019 The Further Adventures of Lucie Miller (TV Mini Series)
The Doctor
 2010-2019 Luther (TV Series)
Mark North
- Episode #5.4 (2019) ... Mark North
- Episode #5.3 (2019) ... Mark North
- Episode #2.2 (2011) ... Mark North
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... Mark North
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Mark North
 2018 The Phoenix Files: Life in the Flames (Podcast Series)
Noah Shackleton
 2017-2018 Holby City (TV Series)
John Gaskell
- One of Us (2018) ... John Gaskell
- Report to the Mirror - Part Two (2018) ... John Gaskell
- Report to the Mirror - Part One (2018) ... John Gaskell
- Stains (2018) ... John Gaskell
- The Three Musketeers (2018) ... John Gaskell
 2018 WWI: The Last Tommies (TV Mini Series)
Narrator
 2018 The Phoenix Files: Blood in the Ashes (Podcast Series)
Noah Shackleton
 2017 Perplexed Music (Short)
Man
 2017 The Phoenix Files: Man in the Shadows (Podcast Series)
Noah Shackleton (2017)
 2017 Doctor Who: Time War (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Conscript (2017) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Echoes of War (2017) ... The Doctor (voice)
- The Starship of Theseus (2017) ... The Doctor (voice)
 2017 B&B
Josh
 2016 Letters from Baghdad (Documentary)
Henry Cadogan (voice)
 2016/I Brakes
Peter
 2016 The Musketeers (TV Series)
St Pierre
- The Queen's Diamonds (2016) ... St Pierre
 2016 Tale of a Timelord (Short)
The Doctor
 2016 Doctor Who: Doom Coalition 2 (Podcast Series)
The Doctor
 2016 Churchill's Secret (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2016 The Pit and the Pendulum: A Study in Torture (Short)
Christian Judge
 2015 Anno 2205 (Video Game)
Virgil Drake (English version, voice)
 2015/II Absence (Short)
Man
 2013-2015 Hitler of the Andes (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Cleopatra's Lost Tomb (2015) ... Narrator
- The Other Prince William (2015) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Great Wall of China: The Hidden Story (2014) ... Narrator (voice)
- Finding Babylon's Hanging Garden (2013) ... Narrator
 2015 Churchill: Winning the War, Losing the Peace (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2012-2015 Doctor Who: Dark Eyes 1 (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Monster of Montmartre (2015) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Eye of Darkness (2015) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Master of the Daleks (2015) ... The Doctor (voice)
- A Life in the Day (2015) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Rule of the Eminence (2014) ... The Doctor (voice)
 2014 Wildest Indochina (TV Series)
Narrator
- Vietnam (2014) ... Narrator
- Thailand (2014) ... Narrator
- China (2014) ... Narrator
- Malaysia (2014) ... Narrator
- Cambodia (2014) ... Narrator
 2014 The Minister of Chance (Short)
Durian
 2014 The Bletchley Circle (TV Series)
John Richards
- Blood on Their Hands: Part 1 (2014) ... John Richards
 2013 A Little Place Off the Edgware Road (Short)
James Craven
 2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie)
Paul McGann
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Night of the Doctor (2013) ... The Doctor
 2013 Art Is...
Lulu's Dad
 2013 Moving On (TV Series)
Phil
- Blood Ties (2013) ... Phil
 2013 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Stanley J. Bone
- The Good of This City (2013) ... Stanley J. Bone
 2012/I Notes from the Underground
Photographer
 2012 A Mother's Son (TV Mini Series)
David
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... David
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... David
 2012 Save Our Souls: The Titanic Inquiry (TV Movie)
Sir Rufus Isaacs
 2006-2011 Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor Adventures (TV Series)
The Doctor
- To the Death (2011) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Lucie Miller (2011) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Prisoner of the Sun (2011) ... The Doctor (voice)
- The Silver Turk (2011) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Relative Dimensions (2010) ... The Doctor (voice)
 2011 Moving Target
Mr. Johnson
 2011 I Shouldn't Be Alive (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Dive of Terror (2011) ... Narrator
- Christmas Horror (2011) ... Narrator
- Blood on the Mountain (2011) ... Narrator
- A Father's Deadly Dilemma (2011) ... Narrator
 2011 New Tricks (TV Series)
D.C.I. James Larson
- Object of Desire (2011) ... D.C.I. James Larson
 2011 Sonnet 155 (Video)
Performer
 2011 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
ACC Tony Nicholson
- Waterloo, Part 2 (2011) ... ACC Tony Nicholson
- Waterloo, Part 1 (2011) ... ACC Tony Nicholson
 2010 Godard & Others
Torrence
 2010 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Hugo Dore
- The Judas Tree (2010) ... Hugo Dore
 2009 Collision (TV Mini Series)
Richard Reeves
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Richard Reeves
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Richard Reeves
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Richard Reeves
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Richard Reeves
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Richard Reeves
 2009 Vampire Killers
Vicar
 2008 Fables of Forgotten Things (TV Short)
Clarence
 2007-2008 The Real Story (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Escape from Alcatraz (2008) ... Narrator
- Jonestown Cult Suicides (2007) ... Narrator
 2007 Voice from Afar
Actor 4
 2007 True Dare Kiss (TV Series)
Nash McKinnon
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Nash McKinnon
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Nash McKinnon
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Nash McKinnon
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Nash McKinnon
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Nash McKinnon
 2007 Always Crashing in the Same Car (Short)
Bill Mackinnon
 2006 Tripping Over (TV Mini Series)
Jeremy
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Jeremy
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Jeremy
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Jeremy
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Jeremy
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Jeremy
 2006 Poppies
Tony Hudson
 2006 If I Had You (TV Movie)
Phillip Andrews
 2006 Sea of Souls (TV Series)
Christopher Chambers
- Rebound (2006) ... Christopher Chambers
 2006 Marple (TV Series)
Dickie Erskine
- Sleeping Murder (2006) ... Dickie Erskine
 2005 Gypo
Paul
 2005 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Colonel MacNab
 2005 Twisted Tales (TV Series)
Phone
- Txt Msg Rcvd (2005) ... Phone (voice)
 2004 Lie with Me (TV Movie)
Gerry Henson
 2003 Poirot (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Lord
- Sad Cypress (2003) ... Dr. Peter Lord
 2003 Y Mabinogi
King Matholwch (voice)
 2003 Doctor Who: Shada (TV Mini Series)
Doctor Who
- Part Six (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Part Five (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Part Four (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Part Three (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Part Two (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
 2003 Listening (Short)
Man
 2003 Hornblower: Duty (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Bush
 2003 Hornblower: Loyalty (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Bush
 2002 The Biographer (TV Movie)
Andrew Morton
 2002 Blood Strangers (TV Series)
DC David Ingram
 2002 Queen of the Damned
David Talbot
 2001 Mother Me Daughter (Short)
Dr O Shea
 2001 Sweet Revenge (TV Mini Series)
Professer Patrick Vine
 2001 My Kingdom
Dean
 2001 Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Bush
 2001 Hornblower: Mutiny (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Bush
 2001 Hotel! (TV Movie)
Ben Carter
 2000 Fish (TV Series)
Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
- Another Shade of White (2000) ... Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
- Love's Labour's Lost (2000) ... Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
- Dancing with the Devil (2000) ... Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
- Ever Diminishing Circles (2000) ... Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
- Uncharted Waters (2000) ... Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
 2000 Nature Boy (TV Mini Series)
Steve Witton
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Steve Witton
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Steve Witton
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Steve Witton
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Steve Witton
 1999 Breathless Hush (TV Movie)
Henry Newbolt
 1999 Forgotten (TV Mini Series)
Ben Turner
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Ben Turner
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Ben Turner
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Ben Turner
 1998 The Dance of Shiva (Short)
Capt. Greville
 1998 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini Series)
Eugene Wrayburn
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Eugene Wrayburn
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Eugene Wrayburn
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Eugene Wrayburn
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Eugene Wrayburn
 1997 Ceremony of Innocence (Video Game)
Griffin Moss (voice)
 1997 Downtime
Rob
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Arthur Wright
 1996 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Bassanio
 1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series)
David
- David and Saul (1996) ... David (voice)
 1996 Doctor Who: The Movie (TV Movie)
The Doctor
 1996 The One That Got Away (TV Movie)
Cpl. Chris Ryan
 1995 The Hanging Gale (TV Mini Series)
Liam Phelan
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Liam Phelan
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Liam Phelan
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Liam Phelan
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Liam Phelan
 1995 Catherine the Great (TV Movie)
Potemkin
 1994 The Ancient Mariner (TV Mini Series)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
 1993 The Three Musketeers
Girard / Jussac
 1992 Nice Town (TV Mini Series)
Joe Thompson
- Idyll (1992) ... Joe Thompson
- Unto Us a Child Is Born (1992) ... Joe Thompson
- Immaculate Conception (1992) ... Joe Thompson
 1992 Alien³
Walter Golic
 1991 Afraid of the Dark
Tony Dalton
 1990 The Monk
Father Lorenzo Rojas
 1990 Paper Mask
Matthew Harris
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Colin
- Drowning in the Shallow End (1990) ... Colin
 1989 Dealers
Daniel Pascoe
 1989 The Rainbow
Anton Skrebensky
 1989 Streets of Yesterday
Yosef Raz
 1989 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- The Whipping Boy: Part 4 (1989) ... Storyteller
- The Whipping Boy: Part 3 (1989) ... Storyteller
- The Whipping Boy: Part 2 (1989) ... Storyteller
- The Whipping Boy: Part 1 (1989) ... Storyteller
 1989 Innocent Victim
Barry
 1988 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
Jack
 1987 Empire of the Sun
Lieutenant Price
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series)
Giovanni Cariani
- Cariani and the Courtesans (1987) ... Giovanni Cariani
 1987 Withnail & I
... & I
 1986 The Monocled Mutineer (TV Mini Series)
Percy Toplis
- A Dead Man on Leave (1986) ... Percy Toplis
- When the Hurly-Burly's Done (1986) ... Percy Toplis
- Before the Shambles (1986) ... Percy Toplis
- The Making of a Hero (1986) ... Percy Toplis
 1983-1984 Give us a Break (TV Series)
Mo Morris
- Hustle Bustle Toil and Muscle (1984) ... Mo Morris
- Right Bad Company (1983) ... Mo Morris
- Business Is Business (1983) ... Mo Morris
- One Good Stroke Deserves Another (1983) ... Mo Morris
- When It Rains It Pours (1983) ... Mo Morris
 1983 Gaskin (TV Movie)
Graham Gaskin
 1982 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Jamrozek
 1982 Russian Night... 1941 (TV Movie)
Dygin
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Norman
- Whistling Wally (1982) ... Norman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Acted in the UK tour of Moira Buffini's play "Gabriel", as Major Von Pfunz alongside Belinda Lang. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Annie Milner  (separated)  (2 children)

Parents:

Claire McGann

Relatives:

Joe McGann (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his life after an injury caused him to miss out on the "Sharpe" series] I was one of those people who wouldn't take out insurance unless someone held a gun to me. I breezed through life generally, most things. I am still confident, especially physically, but it knocks you. And I was skint, that was the abiding problem. It is hard being a dad sometimes, being the breadwinner. But we came ... See more »

Trivia:

In 1998, he was involved, along with Sherilyn Fenn, Kate Winslet, Rufus Sewell and Miranda Richardson in the film project "Johnny Hit and Run Pauline". The film was to be executive produced by Emma Thompson, and written and directed by Fay Efrosini Lellios. The shooting was set to start in June 1998 in New Hampshire. The film was canceled due to financial withdrawal. See more »

Trademark:

Soft, mellow voice See more »

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