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John-Paul Hurley

John Paul was born in January 1974 in Denaby, a mining village near Mexborough in South Yorkshire. In 1995 he moved to Edinburgh to study drama at the Queen Margaret University college and has made the city his base ever since. In 2007 he won best actor at the European Independent Film Awards in Paris for his role in the short 'Laid Off', which ... See full bio »

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 2019 Wild Bill (TV Series)
Darren Bailey
- Episode #1.5 ... Darren Bailey
 2018 Peterloo
John Thacker Saxton
 2018 Vitello
Gregers (English version, voice)
 2016 Rillington Place (TV Mini-Series)
- Reg (2016) ... Pierrepoint (as John Paul Hurley)
- Ethel (2016) ... Pierrepoint (as John Paul Hurley)
 2016 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Miles Blair
- River's Edge: Part 1 (2016) ... Miles Blair
 2016 Shetland (TV Series)
Davy Neville / Neville
- Episode #3.2 (2016) ... Davy Neville (as John Paul Hurley)
- Episode #3.1 (2016) ... Neville (uncredited)
 2015 Eve (TV Series)
News Reader
- Beautiful Game (2015) ... News Reader (voice, as John Paul Hurley)
 2013 Rubenesque (TV Movie)
Brian Beattie
 2013 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Stanly Chapman
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Stanly Chapman (as John Paul Hurley)
 2013 The Village (TV Series)
PC Len Burgess
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... PC Len Burgess
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... PC Len Burgess (as John Paul Hurley)
 2012 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Curator (as John Paul Hurley)
 2012 The Syndicate (TV Series)
DCI Newall
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... DCI Newall (as John Paul Hurley)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... DCI Newall (as John Paul Hurley)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... DCI Newall (as John Paul Hurley)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... DCI Newall (as John Paul Hurley)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... DCI Newall (as John Paul Hurley)
 2011 Solitaire: The Director's Cut (Short)
 2011 Exile (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Kevin (as John Paul Hurley)
 2011 KJB: The Book That Changed the World (Video documentary)
John Reynolds
 2011 South Riding (TV Mini-Series)
Reg Aythorne
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Reg Aythorne (as John Paul Hurley)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Reg Aythorne (as John Paul Hurley)
 2011 Shameless (TV Series)
- Episode #8.3 (2011) ... Timmy (as John Paul Hurley)
 2010 Accused (TV Series)
Tony Rawlings
- Willy's Story (2010) ... Tony Rawlings (as John Paul Hurley)
 2010 Being Human (TV Series)
- The Looking Glass (2010) ... Douglas (as John Paul Hurley)
 2010 Wallander (TV Series)
Sven Tyren
- The Fifth Woman (2010) ... Sven Tyren (as John Paul Hurley)
 2009 Dennis Nilsen: Gràdh a' Bhàis? (TV Movie documentary)
DCS Chambers (as John Paul Hurley)
 2009 Eadar-Chluich (TV Series)
- Bas an Eich (2009)
 2006 Longford (TV Movie)
Photographer (as John Paul Hurley)
 2006 As Far as You've Come (Short)
 2006 Laid Off (Short)
Martin (as John Paul Hurley)
 2005 River City (TV Series)
- Episode #4.28 (2005) ... Photographer
 2002 Family (TV Movie)
Ticket seller
 2001 Harry and the Wrinklies (TV Series)
Security guard
- Episode #2.4 (2001) ... Security guard
 1999 Hold Back the Night
Copper at protest camp
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Born in south Yorkshire in 1974. He was the winner of the best actor award at the 2007 European Independent Film Festival held in Paris.



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