Kieran O'Brien (I)


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Born in Lancashire, England, Kieran O'Brien first rose to prominence as a child star playing the title character in the BBC series Gruey. He then enjoyed further success as part of the main cast on the ITV series Children's Ward and also starred opposite the late Harry Dean Stanton in The Jim Henson Hour. O'Brien continued acting into his ... See full bio »

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9 Songs Matt
(2004)
Goal II: Living the Dream Hughie McGowan
(2007)
Goal! The Dream Begins Hughie McGowan
(2005)
(1987)

Filmography

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  Clergymen (Short) (completed)
Mutt
 2021 The Following Year (Short)
Ben
 2020-2021 Ted Lasso (TV Series)
James Tartt
- Beard After Hours (2021) ... James Tartt
- Man City (2021) ... James Tartt
- The Hope That Kills You (2020) ... James Tartt
 2020 The Cars That Made the World (TV Mini Series)
Narrator
- Winning the World Over (2020) ... Narrator (voice)
- Motorise the Masses (2020) ... Narrator (voice)
- Create a Market, Build an Empire (2020) ... Narrator (voice)
- Fuelling Invention (2020) ... Narrator (voice)
 2020 Cursed (TV Series)
Reith
- The Sacrifice (2020) ... Reith
- Festa and Moreii (2020) ... Reith
 2020 Isolation Stories (TV Mini Series)
Stranger's Husband
- Mel (2020) ... Stranger's Husband (voice)
 2019 Years and Years (TV Mini Series)
Woody
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Woody
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... Woody
 2019 Chernobyl (TV Mini Series)
Khodemchuck
- Vichnaya Pamyat (2019) ... Khodemchuck
 2019 Cuckoo (TV Series)
Goran
- Ivy Nanny (2019) ... Goran
 2018 Holmes & Watson
Lestrade's P.C. Smalls
 2018 Peterloo
Farrier
 2017 In the Dark (TV Mini Series)
DS Gary Kenny
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... DS Gary Kenny
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... DS Gary Kenny
 2017 No Offence (TV Series)
DI Stone
- Episode #2.3 (2017) ... DI Stone
 2016 The Watchman (TV Movie)
Lee
 2016 Shield 5 (TV Series)
Doyle
 2015 Prey (TV Series)
Phil Prentice
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... Phil Prentice
- Episode #2.1 (2015) ... Phil Prentice
 2015 The Syndicate (TV Series)
Andy Stevenson
- Episode #3.6 (2015) ... Andy Stevenson
- Episode #3.5 (2015) ... Andy Stevenson
- Episode #3.4 (2015) ... Andy Stevenson
- Episode #3.3 (2015) ... Andy Stevenson
- Episode #3.2 (2015) ... Andy Stevenson
 2014 The Passing Bells (TV Mini Series)
Frank
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Frank
 2014 Glue (TV Mini Series)
Thomas Bray
- Eli/Tina/Ruth (2014) ... Thomas Bray
- Eli/Rob (2014) ... Thomas Bray
 2014 Grantchester (TV Series)
Arthur Evans
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Arthur Evans
 2014 Silk (TV Series)
Sean
- Episode #3.6 (2014) ... Sean
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... Sean
- Episode #3.4 (2014) ... Sean
 2014 Bluestone 42 (TV Series)
Nutsack
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... Nutsack
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... Nutsack
 2014 The Assets (TV Mini Series)
Randy
- Jewel in the Crown (2014) ... Randy
 2013 The Look of Love
Jimmy Humphries
 2012 Fired! (Short)
Jay
 2012 Spike Island
Poster Vendor
 2012 The Smoke (Short)
MIkey O'Connor (rumored)
 2012 Love Life (TV Series)
Dez
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Dez
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Dez
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Dez
 2012/II Graceland (Short)
Beckett
 2011 The Duke (Short)
Baddie No. 2
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Danny Fernandez
- An Unhelpful Aid (2011) ... Danny Fernandez
 2011 Vera (TV Series)
Bobby Salter
- Little Lazarus (2011) ... Bobby Salter
 2010/I The Pit (Short)
Dan
 2010 Moving On (TV Series)
Shane
- Trust (2010) ... Shane
 2010 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series)
Al
- Episode #3.5 (2010) ... Al
 2009 Kid (Short)
Danny
 2009 Blue Murder (TV Series)
Terry Camerton
- Private Sins: Part 2 (2009) ... Terry Camerton
- Private Sins: Part 1 (2009) ... Terry Camerton
 2008 Survivors (TV Series)
John
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... John
 2008 A Summer in Genoa
Reading Sonnet (voice)
 2007-2008 Holby Blue (TV Series)
PC Robert Clifton
- Episode #2.3 (2008) ... PC Robert Clifton
- Episode #2.2 (2008) ... PC Robert Clifton
- Episode #2.1 (2008) ... PC Robert Clifton
- Episode #1.8 (2007) ... PC Robert Clifton
- Episode #1.7 (2007) ... PC Robert Clifton
 2002-2008 Holby City (TV Series)
PC Robert Clifton / Neil Stevenson
- 12 Hour Nightmare (2008) ... PC Robert Clifton
- Judas Kiss: Part 1 (2002) ... Neil Stevenson
 2008 The Last Enemy (TV Mini Series)
Wafa
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Wafa
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Wafa
 2007 Money for Nothing (Short)
Narrator
 2007 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Davie Mackay
- Episode #2.7 (2007) ... Davie Mackay
 2007 Goal II: Living the Dream
Hughie McGowan
 1993-2006 Cracker (TV Series)
Mark / Mark Fitzgerald
- Nine Eleven (2006) ... Mark
- True Romance: Part 2 (1995) ... Mark
- True Romance: Part 1 (1995) ... Mark
- Best Boys: Part 1 (1995) ... Mark
- Brotherly Love: Part 3 (1995) ... Mark
 2005-2006 Totally Frank (TV Series)
Joe
- Episode #2.13 (2006) ... Joe
- Episode #2.12 (2006) ... Joe
- Episode #2.10 (2006) ... Joe
- Episode #2.9 (2006) ... Joe
- Episode #2.7 (2006) ... Joe
 2006 Cracker (TV Movie)
Mark Fitzgerald
 2006 The Road to Guantanamo
Voice Over
 2006 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Sean Tyler
- Tea with Betty (2006) ... Sean Tyler
 2006 Elizabeth David: A Life in Recipes (TV Movie)
Charles Gibson Cowan
 2005/IV Home (Short)
Mark
 2005 Goal! The Dream Begins
Hughie McGowan
 2005 Tristram Shandy
Gary
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Michael Jacobs
- Eyes Down for a Full House (2005) ... Michael Jacobs
 2005 Bloodlines (TV Movie)
Mark Hopkin
 2004 The Banker (Short)
Vain Man
 2004 9 Songs
Matt
 2004 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Chris Mattis
- Soft Touch (2004) ... Chris Mattis
 2003 Burn It (TV Series)
Andy Grimshaw
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Andy Grimshaw
 2003 Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (TV Mini Series)
Eric Metcalfe
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Eric Metcalfe
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Eric Metcalfe
 2002 Always and Everyone (TV Series)
Michael
- Do Not Pass Go (2002) ... Michael
 2002 24 Hour Party People
Nathan (as Keiran O'Brien)
 2002 Stig of the Dump (TV Mini Series)
Damian
- Undercover (2002) ... Damian
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini Series)
Allen E. Vest
- Why We Fight (2001) ... Allen E. Vest
- The Last Patrol (2001) ... Allen E. Vest
- Currahee (2001) ... Allen E. Vest
 2001 My Kingdom
Photographer (as Kieron O'Brien)
 2001 Messiah (TV Mini Series)
Eric Metcalfe
- The Reckoning (2001) ... Eric Metcalfe
- The First Killings (2001) ... Eric Metcalfe
 2000 Hearts and Bones (TV Series)
Robbie Rose
- Once There Was a Way to Get Back Home (2000) ... Robbie Rose
- You Can't Always Get What You Want (2000) ... Robbie Rose
- If You Don't Know Me by Now (2000) ... Robbie Rose
- There Is a Light That Never Goes Out (2000) ... Robbie Rose
 2000 Jason and the Argonauts (TV Mini Series)
Actor
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Actor
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Actor
 1999 Virtual Sexuality
Alex Thorne
 1991-1998 The Bill (TV Series)
Paul Mears / Gary Lee
- The Better Man (1998) ... Paul Mears
- Nutters (1991) ... Gary Lee
 1997 Born to Run (TV Series)
Ryan Flitch
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Ryan Flitch
 1997 Douglas and the Flour Baby (Short)
Douglas
 1990-1993 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Craig Lee / Joe Egerton
- Episode #1.3634 (1993) ... Craig Lee
- Episode #1.3632 (1993) ... Craig Lee
- Episode #1.3631 (1993) ... Craig Lee
- Episode #1.3630 (1993) ... Craig Lee
- Episode #1.3629 (1993) ... Craig Lee
 1991-1993 Casualty (TV Series)
Billy / Chris Miller
- Born Losers (1993) ... Billy
- Beggars Can't Be Choosers (1991) ... Chris Miller
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Neil
- Speed Kills (1993) ... Neil
 1993 The Lodge (TV Series)
Giblet
- A Dark and Stormy Night (1993) ... Giblet
- Family Ties (1993) ... Giblet
- Winds of Change (1993) ... Giblet
- Best Intentions (1993) ... Giblet
 1993 Medics (TV Series)
David
- Episode #3.2 (1993) ... David
 1992 Kappatoo (TV Series)
Tau 4
- Home Time (1992) ... Tau 4
- Dangerous Times (1992) ... Tau 4
- Wrong Time, Wrong Place (1992) ... Tau 4
- Bang on Time (1992) ... Tau 4
- Bad Timing (1992) ... Tau 4
 1990-1991 Children's Ward (TV Series)
Lee Jones
- Episode #3.13 (1991) ... Lee Jones
- Episode #3.12 (1991) ... Lee Jones
- Episode #3.11 (1991) ... Lee Jones
- Episode #3.10 (1991) ... Lee Jones
- Episode #3.9 (1990) ... Lee Jones
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Matt Banting
- Monster Maker (1989) ... Matt Banting
 1989 Dramarama (TV Series)
Trotter
- Ghost Story (1989) ... Trotter
 1988-1989 Gruey (TV Series)
Gruey
- The Final Incongruity (1989) ... Gruey
- Et tu, Gruey (1989) ... Gruey
- The Phantom of the Funworld (1989) ... Gruey
- Battle of the Giants (1989) ... Gruey
- Romance of the Orient (1989) ... Gruey
 1988 The Return of the Antelope (TV Series)
Newsboy
- Emily (1988) ... Newsboy
 1987 Bellman and True
The Boy
 1987 Bulman (TV Series)
Peter Malin
- W.C. Fields Was Right (1987) ... Peter Malin
 1987 One by One (TV Series)
Neville
- Remember the Humble Guinea-Pig (1987) ... Neville
- Changing Places (1987) ... Neville
 1986 Jossy's Giants (TV Series)
Young Boy / Cheeky Boy
- The Siege of St. James' (1986) ... Young Boy (uncredited)
- Foul Play (1986) ... Cheeky Boy (uncredited)
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Stage play: The Full Monty - Adapted from the screen by Simon Beaufoy with music from the film. playing at the Noel Coward Theatre, West End, London, England, UK. Plays the role of "Guy". The play is expected to run from mid-February 2014 through mid-June 2014. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Keiran O'Brien | Kieron O'Brien

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on Margo Stilley, his co-star in 9 Songs (2004)] I didn't fancy her - I felt protective towards her. On set she was the only woman with a crew of four lads. You can't get away from the fact she's a young girl. See more »

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