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Paul McGann was born on November 14, 1959 in Kensington, Liverpool, England. He is an actor, known for The Three Musketeers (1993), Alien³ (1992) and Withnail & I (1987). 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
The Three Musketeers Girard / Jussac
(1993)
Alien³
Alien³ Golic
(1992)
Withnail & I
Withnail & I ... & I
(1987)
Queen of the Damned
Queen of the Damned David Talbot
(2002)

Filmography

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 2015/II Absence (Short) (completed)
Man
 2017-2018 Holby City (TV Series)
John Gaskell
- Two for Joy (2018) ... John Gaskell
- The Friend Zone (2018) ... John Gaskell
- Into the Light (2018) ... John Gaskell
- Fallen Idol (2018) ... John Gaskell
- Primum Non Nocere - Part Two (2018) ... John Gaskell
 2017 Perplexed Music (Short)
Man
 2017 B&B
Josh
 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 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)
 2013-2015 Secret History (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 Doctor Who the Time War (TV Movie)
The Doctor
 2015 Churchill: Winning the War, Losing the Peace (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 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 Lindalee's Doctor Who Review (TV Series)
Guest
 2012 Save Our Souls: The Titanic Inquiry (TV Movie)
Sir Rufus Isaacs
 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
 2010-2011 Luther (TV Series)
Mark North
- Episode #2.2 (2011) ... Mark North
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... Mark North
- Inside Look (2010) ... Mark North
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Mark North
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Mark North
 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 Movie)
Clarence
 2007-2008 The True 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
 2007 Real Crime (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Beauty Salon Murder (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
 2006 Tripping Over (TV 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 Agatha Christie's 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
- Shada: Part Six (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Shada: Part Five (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Shada: Part Four (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Shada: Part Three (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
- Shada: Part Two (2003) ... Doctor Who (voice)
 2003 Listening (Short)
Man
 2003 Hornblower: Duty (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Bush
 2003 Horatio Hornblower 3 (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Bush
 2002 The Biographer (TV Movie)
Andrew Morton
 2002 Blood Strangers (TV Movie)
DC David Ingram
 2002 Queen of the Damned
David Talbot
 2001 Mother Me Daughter (Short)
Dr O Shea
 2001 Sweet Revenge (TV Movie)
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 Lost (2000) ... Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
- Dancing with the Devil (2000) ... Jonathan Vishnevski (Fish)
- Ever Decreasing 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 (TV Movie)
The Doctor
 1996 Catherine the Great (TV Movie)
Potemkin
 1996 The One That Got Away (TV Movie)
Cpl. Chris Ryan
 1995 The Hanging Gale (TV 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
 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
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)
Reader
- The Whipping Boy (1989) ... Reader
 1989 Innocent Victim
Barry
 1987 Empire of the Sun
Lt. Price
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series)
Giovanni Cariani
- Cariani and the Courtesans (1987) ... Giovanni Cariani
 1987 Withnail & I
... & I
 1986 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
Jack
 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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Has recorded audio adaptations of some original "Doctor Who" novels. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not a sci-fi lover, I wasn't from the start. So perhaps I miss that passion for other worlds, other dimensions, that sort of scope and that magnitude of storytelling, that's not my thing though I meet plenty of people whose thing it definitely is. Mine is more Earthbound than that; I prefer fiction, stories, things that are maybe rooted in our collective traits, simple, human, what makes us ... See more »

Trivia:

He was originally cast as the lead in the ITV's "Sharpe" series of television movies but broke his leg playing football a few days into the shooting of Sharpe's Rifles (1993) in the Ukraine. He was replaced in the role by Sean Bean, who starred not only in Sharpe's Rifles (1993) but the other thirteen films as well. Bean's replacement of McGann triggered the largest insurance settlement in ... See more »

Trademark:

Bright blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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