Jer O'Leary (–2018)

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Jer O'Leary was born in Ireland. He was an actor, known for Michael Collins (1996), This Must Be the Place (2011) and My Left Foot (1989). He was previously married to Eithne O'Brien. He died on December 26, 2018 in Ireland. See full bio »


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Known For

Michael Collins Thomas Clarke
This Must Be the Place Old Man in Cemetary
My Left Foot Mourner #2
In America Thomas Bakewell


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 2018 An Incident on Inishdubh (Short)
 2017 The Tattoo (Short)
 2017 Kissing Candice
Dermot's Grandad
 2015/III Aquarium (Short)
Caravan Park Owner
 2015 Penny Dreadful (TV Series)
- The Nightcomers (2015) ... Jack
 2015 Lost in the Living
Voice Mail Dad (voice)
 2014 The Ghost Said (Short)
 2014 My Whole Half Life (TV Mini Series)
Mr. McNamara
- Between Heaven and Here (2014) ... Mr. McNamara
 2013/I Out of Here
 2012 Milo
 2012 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Lordsport Dockhand
- The Night Lands (2012) ... Lordsport Dockhand
 2011 This Must Be the Place
Old Man in Cemetary
 2010 Marú (TV Series)
Patrick Henry
- The Murder of Patrick Henry (2010) ... Patrick Henry
 2009/II Savage
Paul's Father
 2009 Psych Ward (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Orderly (as Jeremiah O'Leary)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Orderly (as Jeremiah O'Leary)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Orderly (as Jeremiah O'Leary)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin'
 2005 Turning Green
 2003 Headrush
Tramp Snitch (as Ger O'Leary)
 2003 Dead Bodies
Mr. O'Leary
 2002 In America
Thomas Bakewell
 2002 Bobbie's Girl (TV Movie)
Ralph (as Ger O'Leary)
 2001 The Seventh Stream (TV Movie)
Fisherman No.1
 2001 Disco Pigs
Singer 2
 2000 Rat
Man in Pub
 2000 Borstal Boy
Republican in Court
 2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal
Padraig Lynch
 1999 Angela's Ashes
Parent #3
 1999 Ballykissangel (TV Series)
OJ O'Regan
- Catch of the Day (1999) ... OJ O'Regan
 1999 Animal Farm (TV Movie)
 1997 The Boxer
Timekeeper - London Fight
 1997 The Informant
The Whistler
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Dublin Man
 1996 Michael Collins
Thomas Clarke (as Ger O'Leary)
 1996 The Majesty of the Haunt (Short)
 1996 Some Mother's Son
Hunger Striker No. 1
 1995 Braveheart
English General (uncredited)
 1993 In the Name of the Father
Prisoner John O'Brien
 1992 More Bricks Than Bouquet (Short)
 1991 The Miracle
 1991 The Present (Short) (as Ger O'Leary)
 1990 After Midnight
 1990 Stephen (Short)
 1990 The Field
Tinker Girl's Father
 1990 Hard Shoulder (TV Movie)
1st Heavy
 1989 My Left Foot
Mourner #2 (as Ger O'Leary)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ger O'Leary | Jeremiah O'Leary


6' 1½" (1.87 m)


Eithne O'Brien  (her death)  (3 children)

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As of 2015, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: My Left Foot (1989), In the Name of the Father (1993) and Braveheart (1995), with the latter being a winner in the category.


Frequently cast in 'Jim Sheridan' films.

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