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Born: August 22, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Profession: actor

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A performer with entrenched stage roots, Colm (pronounced Column) Feore has been an actor with and an associate director of the Stratford, Ontario, Shakespeare Festival since 1981. There he has played a wide-range of roles in the Bard's canon, including the titular parts in "Hamlet" and "Richard III," as well as Oberon in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Mercutio in "Romeo and Juliet" . Although born in Boston, he was raised in Canada and studied at the National Theatre School beginning his career immediately after graduating in 1980. It took nearly seven years before Feore branched out to screen roles, beginning with a 1987 TV production of the Rodgers and Hart musical "The Boys From Syracuse." He segued to the big screen in "Iron Eagle II" (1988), and garnered good notices as a doctor who treats the mentally challenged in "Beautiful Dreamers" (1991). But his career in front of the cameras did not really gain heat until he essayed the title role in the independent "Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould" (1993), Portraying the eccentric concert pianist, the actor was so good that viewers forgot he was playing a role. With his profile raised significantly, Feore soon appeared in US-produced...

A performer with entrenched stage roots, Colm (pronounced Column) Feore has been an actor with and an associate director of the Stratford, Ontario, Shakespeare Festival since 1981. There he has played a wide-range of roles in the Bard's canon, including the titular parts in "Hamlet" and "Richard III," as well as Oberon in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Mercutio in "Romeo and Juliet" . Although born in Boston, he was raised in Canada and studied at the National Theatre School beginning his career immediately after graduating in 1980. It took nearly seven years before Feore branched out to screen roles, beginning with a 1987 TV production of the Rodgers and Hart musical "The Boys From Syracuse." He segued to the big screen in "Iron Eagle II" (1988), and garnered good notices as a doctor who treats the mentally challenged in "Beautiful Dreamers" (1991). But his career in front of the cameras did not really gain heat until he essayed the title role in the independent "Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould" (1993), Portraying the eccentric concert pianist, the actor was so good that viewers forgot he was playing a role.

With his profile raised significantly, Feore soon appeared in US-produced projects like the made-for-cable biopic "Truman" (HBO, 1995), as the coughing, wheezing press secretary Charlie Ross, and the 1997 CBS miniseries "Night Sins" as an unstable church deacon who may or may not be involved in an abduction. On the big screen, he was Elihu Harrison, one of the heir apparents in the DA's office who tangles with Andy Garcia in Sidney Lumet's "Night Falls on Manhattan" and the doctor who performs the surgery allowing Nicolas Cage and John Travolta to swap identities in John Woo's stylish "Face/Off" (both 1997). Feore honed his villainous chops as a killer in the Dave Foley comedy "The Wrong Guy" (1998) before further embodying evil in the highly-touted 1999 ABC miniseries "Stephen King's Storm of the Century."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Mean Dreams (2017)
2.
 Reversion (2015)
3.
 Painkillers (2015)
6.
 House of Versace (2013)
7.
 Thor (2011)
8.
 Trotsky, The (2009)
10.
 Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2008)
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1980:
Performed at National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario
2001:
Portrayed Caspar Weinberger in "The Day Reagan Was Shot" (Showtime)
1997:
Co-starred in Sidney Lumet's "Night Falls on Manhattan"
1988:
Played a Russian flyer in "Iron Eagle II"
1995:
Played White House Press Secretary, Charlie Ross in HBO's "Truman"
1997:
Portrayed Alexander Hamilton in the PBS miniseries, "Liberty! The American Revolution"
2002:
Portrayed an FBI agent who spent 37 years tracking the man behind the 1964 bombing of a Birmingham church in the FX telefilm, "Sins of the Father"
1991:
Received praise for his performance in "Beautiful Dreamers"
1999:
Played a villain in the ABC miniseries, "Stephen King's Storm of the Century"
1998:
Appeared as Meg Ryan's doctor boyfriend in "City of Angels"
1987:
Appeared in the Canadian TV-movie, "A Nest of Singing Birds"
1993:
Had breakthrough screen role, playing the title character in "Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould"
2001:
Played a gay photographer in the thriller, "The Caveman's Valentine"
1998:
Had featured role in the Canadian-produced, "The Red Violin"
1981:
Joined Stratford Shakespeare Festival, eventually becoming associate director
2005:
Portrayed Julius Caesar in the HBO miniseries, "Empire"
1997:
Portrayed the mysterious Deacon Fletcher in the CBS miniseries, "Night Sins"
2003:
Cast in the John Woo thriller, "Paycheck"
2000:
Offered a chilling turn as the commandant of Auschwitz in "Nuremberg"
1999:
Had a supporting role in Julie Taymor's "Titus"
2004:
Cast opposite Jim Caveziel in "Highwaymen"
1999:
Co-starred in Michael Mann's "The Insider"
2004:
Starred as Lord Marshal in "The Chronicles of Riddick"
1990:
Supported Donald Sutherland in "Bethune"
2011:
Co-starred in Kenneth Branagh's big-screen adaptation of "Thor"
2007:
Portrayed General William Tecumseh Sherman in HBO's "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"
2008:
Played Police Chief James E. Davis in Clint Eastwood's "Changeling"
2008:
Co-starred as Henry Taylor in the Fox movie, "24: Redemption"
2009:
Reprised role of Henry Taylor on the seventh season of "24" (Fox)
2012:
Starred on the NBC series "Revolution"
2014:
Appeared in the thriller "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"
2015:
Appeared in the sci-fi thriller "Reversion"
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Education

National Theatre School of Canada: Montreal, Quebec - 1980

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wife:
Donna Feore. Actor, choreographer.

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son:
Jack Feore.
son:
Thomas Feore.
daughter:
Anna Feore.

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