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Born: May 30, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: Cast ...
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Moved to London in his early 20s
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Joined 7:84, a small British leftist theater company
1978:
First television appearance, "Z-Cars" on BBC1
1981:
Made his Broadway debut in "Nicholas Nickleby"
1981:
Feature acting debut, "Nailed"
1986:
Moved to Los Angeles, CA
1987:
Played supporting role in John Huston's "The Dead"
1987:
Cast as Engineer Miles O'Brien on the "Star Trek" spin-off "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (Syndicated)
1988:
Featured on Broadway in "Breaking the Code"
1990:
First film with director Alan Parker, "Come See the Paradise"
1990:
Landed bit parts in Warren Beatty's appropriately cartoonish "Dick Tracy" and the action sequel "Die Hard 2: Die Harder"
1991:
Re-teamed with Parker in "The Commitments," playing the colorful father of the band's manager; the first film in Doyle's Barrytown trilogy
1992:
Featured in Ron Howard's period drama "Far and Away"
1993:
Joined the cast of the "Star Trek" spin-off series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"; reprised role of O'Brien
1993:
Landed first lead role in "The Snapper," the second film in Doyle's Barrytown trilogy directed by Stephen Frears
1994:
Appeared opposite then-wife Bairbre Dowling as parents of a leader of a children's gang in "The War of the Buttons"
1994:
Co-starred as a zealot vegetarian in "The Road to Wellville," Alan Parker's 1907-set satire of health fanaticism
1994:
Played the title character's cousin in "Scarlett," the CBS miniseries sequel to "Gone With the Wind"
1995:
Delivered memorable role as strong-willed innkeeper Morgan the Goat in "The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain"
1996:
Re-teamed with Frears for the third film in Doyle's Barrytown trilogy "The Van"
1996:
Cast in featured role as a slick politician in "Last of the High Kings"
1997:
Played a short-tempered DEA agent in "Con Air"
1998:
Cast as a gangster who forces the title character into a life of prostitution in "Claire Dolan"
1999:
Delivered supporting turn as the fey operator of a bed & breakfast in "This Is My Father"
1999:
Co-starred in the off-Broadway staging of "The Cider House Rules ¿ Part One: Here in St. Cloud's"
1999:
Played the mayor of a small-town in the David E. Kelley penned "Mystery Alaska"
1999:
Starred as the leader of the leprechauns in the NBC fantasy miniseries "The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns"
2001:
Played the title role in the film "How Harry Became a Tree"
2002:
Co-starred in the TNT movie "King of Texas," which reset Shakespeare's "King Lear" in the U.S.
2003:
Starred in the musical comedy "The Boys and Girl from County Clare"
2004:
Co-starred with Colin Farrell in the drama "Intermission"
2004:
Played recurring role of Cowen, leader of the Genii, on the Sci Fi Channel series "Stargate Atlantis"
2004:
Co-starred with Daniel Craig in the British gangster hit "Layer Cake," directed by Matthew Vaughn
2007:
Starred in the Irish film "Kings"
2009:
Portrayed the former Leeds manager Don Reviethe in the British film "The Damned United"
2009:
Played a detective in "Law Abiding Citizen" opposite Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx
2010:
Cast in the comedy feature "Get Him to the Greek"
2012:
Co-starred with Robert Pattinson in the Parisian-set period drama "Bel Ami," based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant

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