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Overview (1)

Born in Dublin, Ireland

Mini Bio (1)

Fionn O'Shea (born 2 January 1997) is an Irish actor born in Dublin, Ireland, best known for playing Ned Roche in the 2016 film Handsome Devil and Jamie in Normal People. In 2007, O'Shea made his film debut in the Irish short film New Boy; it received an Academy Award nomination for Best Live Action Short Film.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John Power

Trivia (2)

Named one of four Irish actors on Screen International's 'Stars of Tomorrow' list for 2017.
Started acting at age 11, original plan was to go business school "because it's never not going to be useful and it was a back up".

Personal Quotes (4)

One thing that's made a massive difference, going into an LGBT kind of project, is that we were the first country to legalize gay marriage by popular vote. There was a massive 'home to vote' campaign, people coming over from America and Australia. For anyone coming up through school, that's so inspirational.
Just trust yourself. When you're on a job and it feels daunting, trusting that you were picked for a reason and you are the perfect person to play this role and trusting that and having the confidence.
I was obsessed with skateboarding. Madly into it. I was convinced I was going to be a professional skateboarder. Before that I was convinced I was going to be a professional footballer. But I kind of gave it up because doing the acting, if you break something...
Honest is his "thing. Because I think people warm to honesty. I think people can see through an image or a facade."

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