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Des McAleer

Des McAleer was born on May 25, 1952 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for Hunger (2008), How I Live Now (2013) and My Week with Marilyn (2011). See full bio »
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Known For

Hunger Mr. Sands
(2008)
How I Live Now Major McEvoy
(2013)
My Week with Marilyn Senior Policeman
(2011)
Trainer Joe Hogan
(1991-1992)

Filmography

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 2017 The Crown (TV Series)
Philip Kinghorn Burbidge
- Marionettes (2017) ... Philip Kinghorn Burbidge
 2017 The Children Act
Jim The Porter
 2016 My Mother and Other Strangers (TV Series)
Ned Hanlon
- God Rest You Merry (2016) ... Ned Hanlon
- Vera (2016) ... Ned Hanlon
- The Price (2016) ... Ned Hanlon
- Stolen Waters (2016) ... Ned Hanlon
- Golden Gloves (2016) ... Ned Hanlon
 2016 Out of Innocence
Father O'Reilly
 2016/I Wake (Short)
Grandad John
 2015 Bloodborne: The Old Hunters (Video Game)
Ludwig, the Holy Blade
 2015 Assassin's Creed: Syndicate (Video Game)
Charles Dickens (voice)
 2004-2015 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Sean Patrick / George Nevin
- Protection: Part 2 (2015) ... Sean Patrick
- Protection: Part 1 (2015) ... Sean Patrick
- A Time to Heal: Part 2 (2004) ... George Nevin
- A Time to Heal: Part 1 (2004) ... George Nevin
 2014/II North (Short)
Richard
 2013 How I Live Now
Major McEvoy
 2013 The Field of Blood (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Nielson / Paul Neilson
- The Dead Hour: Part 2 (2013) ... Paul Nielson
- The Dead Hour: Part 1 (2013) ... Paul Neilson
 2013 Coming Up (TV Series)
Charlie
- Call It a Night (2013) ... Charlie
 2012 The Fear (TV Series)
Mayor Brian Cavendish
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Mayor Brian Cavendish
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Mayor Brian Cavendish
 2011 My Week with Marilyn
Senior Policeman
 2009 Best: His Mother's Son (TV Movie)
Matt Busby
 2009 Wuthering Heights (TV Mini-Series)
Joseph
- Part 2 (2009) ... Joseph
- Part 1 (2009) ... Joseph
 2008 Hunger
Mr. Sands
 2007 Rebus (TV Series)
DI Frances Grey
- Resurrection Men (2007) ... DI Frances Grey
 2007/I Kings
Fr. Maguire
 2007 Holby City (TV Series)
Patrick Murphy
- Bedlam (2007) ... Patrick Murphy
 2006 The Penalty King
Denis Cleghorn
 2006 Nuremberg: Goering's Last Stand (TV Movie)
Col. Burton C. Andrus
 2005 Diamond Geezer (TV Mini-Series)
Martins
- Pilot (2005) ... Martins
 2004 Pulling Moves (TV Series)
Brother Maurice
- The Quiz (2004) ... Brother Maurice
 2004 Deadlines
Jim Prager
 1994-2002 Casualty (TV Series)
Michael Jacobs / Dave McGann
- Some Comfort, No Joy and a Bit Too Much Love (2002) ... Michael Jacobs
- First Impressions (1994) ... Dave McGann
 2002 Bury It (Short)
John Braithwaite
 1989-2001 The Bill (TV Series)
Paul Kerrigan / Pat Beresford / Bill Ramsden / ...
- White Cliffs of Dover (2001) ... Paul Kerrigan
- Crime Management (1997) ... Pat Beresford
- Lockdown (1995) ... Bill Ramsden
- A Family Trait (1993) ... Lewis Barden
- I Counted Them All Out (1989) ... Security Man
 2000 An Everlasting Piece
Mr. Black
 2000 When the Sky Falls
Jimmy Keaveney
 2000 Monsignor Renard (TV Mini-Series)
Yves Renard
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Yves Renard
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Yves Renard
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Yves Renard
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Yves Renard
 1999 Angela's Ashes
Mr. Benson
 1999 Eureka Street (TV Mini-Series)
Hally
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Hally
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Hally
 1998 Kings in Grass Castles (TV Mini-Series)
Michael
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Michael
- Episode #1.1 ... Michael
 1998 Picking up the Pieces (TV Series)
Bill Tansey
- Episode #1.8 (1998) ... Bill Tansey
- Episode #1.7 (1998) ... Bill Tansey
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Bill Tansey
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Bill Tansey
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Bill Tansey
 1998 Titanic Town
Finnbar
 1998 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Trevor Samuels
- Dead Reckoning (1998) ... Trevor Samuels
 1998/I I Want You
Flowers Salesman
 1997 This Is the Sea
Inspector Wilson
 1997 Touching Evil (TV Series)
DCI Frank Dolland
- Through the Clouds: Part 1 (1997) ... DCI Frank Dolland
 1997 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Edwin
- Bribery & Corruption: Part One (1997) ... Edwin
 1996 Safe and Sound (TV Series)
Tommy Delaney
- Spare Parts (1996) ... Tommy Delaney
- Snookered (1996) ... Tommy Delaney
- Malpractice (1996) ... Tommy Delaney
- The Fugitive (1996) ... Tommy Delaney
- Hope (1996) ... Tommy Delaney
 1996 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Amnesty (1996) ... Police Sergeant
 1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
Paddy John O'Neill
- Life After Life (1995) ... Paddy John O'Neill
 1995 Butterfly Kiss
Eric McDermott
 1994 Family (TV Mini-Series)
Ray Harris
- Paula (1994) ... Ray Harris
- John Paul (1994) ... Ray Harris
- Charlo (1994) ... Ray Harris
 1993 A Handful of Stars (TV Movie)
Conway
 1993 Belfry (TV Movie)
Artie
 1993 Poor Beast in the Rain (TV Movie)
Joe
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Matt Rawlings
- Wall of Silence (1993) ... Matt Rawlings
 1991-1992 Trainer (TV Series)
Joe Hogan
- Episode #2.10 (1992) ... Joe Hogan
- Episode #2.6 (1992) ... Joe Hogan
- Episode #2.5 (1992) ... Joe Hogan
- Episode #2.4 (1992) ... Joe Hogan
- Episode #2.3 (1992) ... Joe Hogan
 1992 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Insp. George Anderson
- Nothing to Declare (1992) ... Insp. George Anderson
 1991 Roy's Raiders (TV Series)
Gavin Bailey
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Gavin Bailey
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Gavin Bailey
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Gavin Bailey
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Gavin Bailey
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Gavin Bailey
 1991 All Good Things (TV Series)
Mike
- The Trip North (1991) ... Mike
 1990 The Paradise Club (TV Series)
DCS Flemyng
- Snow Business (1990) ... DCS Flemyng
 1990 Shoot to Kill (TV Movie)
CID Superintendent Jimmy Richards
 1990 Hidden Agenda
Sgt. Kennedy
 1989 London's Burning (TV Series)
Pat
- Episode #2.4 (1989) ... Pat
 1989 Confessional (TV Series)
Barman
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Barman
 1988 Coppers (TV Movie)
Leather Jacket
 1988 Crossfire (TV Mini-Series)
Dermot Shea
- Divide and Rule (1988) ... Dermot Shea
- Line of Fire (1988) ... Dermot Shea
- The Motive, Not the Deed (1988) ... Dermot Shea
- Bringing It Home (1988) ... Dermot Shea
 1987 Indelible Evidence (TV Series documentary)
Ballistics Expert
- Windfall (1987) ... Ballistics Expert
 1985 The Ties of Blood (TV Mini-Series)
 1984 Four Days in July (TV Movie)
Eugene
 1984 Anne Devlin
James Hope
 1983 The Schooner
Boatman (as Desmond McAleer)
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Other Works:

He acted in John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Aiden Gillen, Aisling O'Sullivan, and Gina Moxley in the cast. Lynne Parker was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Desmond McAleer
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