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Gerard McSorley


Gerard McSorley was born in 1950 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for Michael Collins (1996), Omagh (2004) and Anton (2008). See full bio »

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Known For

Michael Collins
Michael Collins Cathal Brugha
(1996)
Omagh
Omagh Michael Gallagher
(2004)
Anton
Anton Detective Lynch
(2008)
Veronica Guerin
Veronica Guerin John Gilligan
(2003)

Filmography

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 2018/II Penance
Murray
 2017 Static (Short)
Father
 2017 Wild Fire Nights (Short)
Dr. Keats
 2016/I Lift
Granddad Eddy
 2016 An Irish Father (Short)
The Father
 2016 Fractured City (Short)
 2016 In View
 2015 Goodbye My Brother (Short)
The Father
 2012/I Bayonet (Short)
Sean O'Brennan
 2011 War Horse
Market Auctioneer
 2011 Resurrection (Short)
Priest
 2010/II Loft (Short)
Old Man
 2010 Robin Hood
Baron Fitzrobert
 2009 Blood Creek
Mr. Marshall
 2009 Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne
Michael Byrne
 2009 Wide Open Spaces
Hingerty
 2009 The Tudors (TV Series)
Robert Aske
- The Death of a Queen (2009) ... Robert Aske
- The Northern Uprising (2009) ... Robert Aske
- Civil Unrest (2009) ... Robert Aske
 2009 The Savage Eye (TV Series)
Various
 2008 Rip and the Preacher (Short)
Preacher
 2008 Mr Crocodile in the Cupboard (Short)
Harry Dunn
 2008/VI One (Short)
Lynch
 2008 Anton
Detective Lynch
 2008 Striapacha (TV Series)
 2007 Hesitation (Short)
Paul
 2007 Damage (TV Movie)
Defence Counsel
 2006 Tell It to the Fishes (Short)
Jack
 2006 The Front Line
Detective Insp. Harbison
 2006 Middletown
Bill Hunter
 2006 Teenage Cics (TV Series)
Principal Scannel / Principal Scannall
- Mir 6 (2006) ... Principal Scannel
- Mir 5 (2006) ... Principal Scannel
- Mir 4 (2006) ... Principal Scannel
- Mir 3 (2006) ... Principal Scannel
- Mir 2 (2006) ... Principal Scannall
 2005 The Constant Gardener
Sir Kenneth Curtiss
 2004 Rory O'Shea Was Here
Fergus Connolly
 2004 Omagh (TV Movie)
Michael Gallagher
 2004 The Halo Effect
O'Grady (as Ger McSorley)
 2003 Veronica Guerin
John Gilligan
 2003 Dead Bodies
Gordon Ellis (as Gerard Mcsorley)
 2003 The Wayfarer (Short)
Nat
 2002 Fergus's Wedding (TV Series)
Fr. Kieran
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Fr. Kieran
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Fr. Kieran
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Fr. Kieran
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Fr. Kieran
 2002 Bloody Sunday
Chief Supt. Lagan (as Gerard Mcsorley)
 2001 On the Edge
Rachel's Father
 2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal
Harrison
 1999 Vicious Circle (TV Movie)
Crowley
 1999 Angela's Ashes
Father Gregory
 1999 Agnes Browne
Mr. Aherne
 1999 Felicia's Journey
Felicia's Father
 1998 Making the Cut (TV Movie)
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa
Narration by (voice)
 1997 The Boxer
Harry
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Psychiatrist #2
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
Mr. Galmoy
 1996 Father Ted (TV Series)
Father Todd Unctious
- A Christmassy Ted (1996) ... Father Todd Unctious
 1996 Hoist Away (Short)
The Captain
 1996 Some Mother's Son
Fr. Daly
 1996 Michael Collins
Cathal Brugha
 1995 Runway One (TV Movie)
Manning
 1995 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Shuan
 1995 Nothing Personal
Cecil
 1995 The Governor (TV Series)
Harry Reynolds
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Harry Reynolds
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Harry Reynolds
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Harry Reynolds
 1995 The Hanging Gale (TV Series)
Coulter
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Coulter
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Coulter
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Coulter
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Coulter
 1995 Braveheart
Cheltham
 1995 An Awfully Big Adventure
George
 1994 Words Upon the Window Pane
Abraham Johnson
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Iago
- Othello (1994) ... Iago (voice)
 1994 Moondance
Fr. McGrath
 1994 Widows' Peak
Gaffney, Lawyer
 1993 In the Name of the Father
Detective Pavis
 1990 The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing (TV Movie)
Paddy Mcllkenny
 1988 God's Frontiersmen (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Steele Dickson
 1988 Act of Betrayal (TV Movie)
Brendon
 1988 Taffin
Ed
 1987 Lapsed Catholics (TV Movie)
Mal Nevin
 1987 The Rockingham Shoot (TV Movie)
Garda Casey
 1985 Bergerac (TV Series)
Doctor
- What Dreams May Come? (1985) ... Doctor
 1984 The Irish R.M. (TV Series)
Thomay Foley
- The Dispensary Doctor (1984) ... Thomay Foley
 1982 Withdrawl (Short)
Gerry (as Gerry McSorley)
 1982 Play for Tomorrow (TV Series)
John Bingham
- Easter 2016 (1982) ... John Bingham
 1982 Angel
Assistant
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie)
Martin Gallagher
 1978 Last of Summer (TV Series)
Martin Kernahan
- Episode #1.4 (1978)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Martin Kernahan
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Martin Kernahan
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Martin Kernahan
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He acted in Brian Friel's play, "Dancing at Lughnasa," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Brid Brennan, Catherine Byrne, Sorcha Cusack, Robert Gwilym, Rosaleen Linehan, Brid Ni Neachtain, and Alec McCowen in the cast. Patrick Mason was director.


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As of 2015, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: In the Name of the Father (1993), Braveheart (1995) and War Horse (2011). Of those, Braveheart (1995) is a winner in the category. See more »

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