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Colm Meaney


Colm Meaney was born on May 30, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Con Air (1997), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Layer Cake (2004). He has been married to Ines Glorian since March 15, 2007. He was previously married to Bairbre Dowling. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Con Air
Con Air Duncan Malloy
(1997)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Chief O'Brien / Smiley O'Brien / Albert Macklin / Changeling / Chief O'Brienn / Falcon / Tobin Dax
(1993-1999)
Layer Cake
Layer Cake Gene
(2004)
Under Siege
Under Siege Daumer
(1992)

Filmography

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  Tolkien (filming)
Father Francis Morgan
 2017 Will (TV Series)
James Burbage
- Once, Bright Angel (2017) ... James Burbage
- Play the Devil (2017) ... James Burbage
- Your Houses (2017) ... James Burbage
- What Dreams May Come (2017) ... James Burbage
- Something Wicked This Way Comes (2017) ... James Burbage
 2017 Halal Daddy
Martin Logan
 2016 The Secrets of Emily Blair
Father Avital
 2016/III The Journey
Martin McGuinness
 2011-2016 Hell on Wheels (TV Series)
Thomas 'Doc' Durant
- Done (2016) ... Thomas 'Doc' Durant
- Railroad Men (2016) ... Thomas 'Doc' Durant
- Gambit (2016) ... Thomas 'Doc' Durant
- 61 Degrees (2016) ... Thomas 'Doc' Durant
- Return to the Garden (2016) ... Thomas 'Doc' Durant
 2016 Pelé: Birth of a Legend
George Raynor
 2016 Norm of the North
Grandfather (voice)
 2015 Childhood's End (TV Mini-Series)
Wainwright
- The Overlords (2015) ... Wainwright
 2015 A Dangerous Arrangement (TV Movie)
Leslie
 2014 The Devil's Hand
Elder Beacon
 2014 The Driver (TV Mini-Series)
The Horse
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... The Horse
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... The Horse
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... The Horse
 2014 The Yank
Fintan McGuire
 2013 Free Birds
Myles Standish (voice)
 2013 A Belfast Story
Detective
 2013 One Chance
Roland
 2013 Alan Partridge
Pat Farrell
 2012 The Hot Potato
Harry
 2012 Soldiers of Fortune
Carter Mason
 2012 The Cold Light of Day
Bandler
 2012 Bel Ami
Monsieur Rousset
 2011 Stand Off
Detective Weller
 2011 The Flight of the Swan
Giannopolus
 2011 The Perfect Stranger
Mark O'Reilly
 2010 Alleged
H.L. Mencken
 2010/III Parked
Fred Daly
 2010 The Conspirator
General Hunter
 2010 Get Him to the Greek
Jonathan Snow
 2009 Alice (TV Mini-Series)
King of Hearts
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... King of Hearts
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... King of Hearts
 2009 Mercy (TV Series)
Dr. Parks
- I Believe You Conrad (2009) ... Dr. Parks
 2009 Law Abiding Citizen
Detective Dunnigan
 2009 The Race
Frank Kensay
 2009 The Damned United
Don Revie
 2009 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Tom O'Flanagan
- In the Name of the Grandfather (2009) ... Tom O'Flanagan (voice)
 2009 ZOS: Zone of Separation (TV Mini-Series)
George Titac
- Hour Eight: Courage (2009) ... George Titac
- Hour Seven: The Laws (2009) ... George Titac
- Hour Six: Bred in the Bone (2009) ... George Titac
- Hour Five: Shallow Graves (2009) ... George Titac
- Hour Four: Waiting for the Imam (2009) ... George Titac
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Wyatt Landon
- Lost Boys (2008) ... Wyatt Landon
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Lieutenant Gene Hunt
- Unaired Pilot ... Lieutenant Gene Hunt
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Movie)
Detective Gene Hunt
 2008 Unnatural Causes
Trevor Jones
 2008 A Deal Is a Deal
Tommy Cassidy
 2007 Men in Trees (TV Series)
Bob O'Donnell
- Nice Day for a Dry Wedding: Part 2 (2007) ... Bob O'Donnell
- The Indecent Proposal (2007) ... Bob O'Donnell
 2007 The Metrosexual
The Mayor
 2007/I Kings
Joe Mullan
 2006 A Lobster Tale
Cody
 2006 Five Fingers
Gavin
 2006 Covert One: The Hades Factor (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Howell
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Peter Howell
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Peter Howell
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
Charge D'Affaires
- Security (2006) ... Charge D'Affaires
 2004-2006 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
Cowen
- Coup D'etat (2006) ... Cowen
- The Storm (2004) ... Cowen
- Underground (2004) ... Cowen
 2006 Caved In (TV Movie)
Vincent
 2006 Sixty Minute Man (TV Movie)
Charlie
 2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Judge Harold Garrett
- In the Wee Small Hours: Part 2 (2005) ... Judge Harold Garrett
- In the Wee Small Hours: Part 1 (2005) ... Judge Harold Garrett
 2005 Turning Green
Tom
 2005 Briar & Graves (TV Movie)
Father Alister McSweeney
 2004 Battle of the Brave
Benjamin Franklin
 2004 Layer Cake
Gene
 2004 The Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series)
Inspector Brackenreid
- Poor Tom Is Cold (2004) ... Inspector Brackenreid
- Except the Dying (2004) ... Inspector Brackenreid
 2004 Zenon: Z3 (TV Movie)
Commander Plank
 2004 Bad Apple (TV Movie)
Gibbons
 2004 Renegade
Jimmy McClure
 2003 Intermission
Jerry Lynch
 2002 R.U.S./H. (TV Movie)
Capt. Mike Gunnison
 2002 King of Texas (TV Movie)
Mr. Tumlinson
 2002 Random Passage (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas Hutchings
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Thomas Hutchings
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Thomas Hutchings
 2001 Backflash (Video)
Gin O'Malley
 1999 Most Important
Dan O'Neill
 1999 Chapter Zero
Frank Lazaras
 1999 Mystery, Alaska
Mayor Scott Pitcher
 1999 Four Days
Fury
 1993-1999 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Chief O'Brien / Smiley O'Brien / Albert Macklin / ...
- What You Leave Behind (1999) ... Chief O'Brien
- The Dogs of War (1999) ... Chief O'Brien
- Extreme Measures (1999) ... Chief O'Brien
- Tacking Into the Wind (1999) ... Chief O'Brien
- When It Rains... (1999) ... Chief O'Brien
 1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (TV Mini-Series)
Seamus Muldoon
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Seamus Muldoon
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Seamus Muldoon
 1998 Vig (TV Movie)
Al Sheehan
 1998 October 22
Steve
 1998/I This Is My Father
Seamus
 1998 Claire Dolan
Roland Cain
 1998 Owd Bob
Keith Moore
 1998 Monument Ave.
Jackie O'Hara
 1997 Con Air
Duncan Malloy
 1996 The Last of the High Kings
Jim Davern
 1996 The Van
Larry
 1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Mr. Dugan
- The Hound of Ulster (1996) ... Mr. Dugan (voice)
 1995 Ripple (Short)
Nathan
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Father Colum O'Hara
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Father Colum O'Hara
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Father Colum O'Hara
 1994 The Road to Wellville
Dr. Lionel Badger
 1994 War of the Buttons
Geronimo's Dad
 1987-1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Chief Miles O'Brien / Transporter Chief / Chief O'Brien / ...
- All Good Things... (1994) ... Chief Miles O'Brien
- Rascals (1992) ... Chief Miles O'Brien
- Realm of Fear (1992) ... Chief Miles O'Brien
- Power Play (1992) ... Chief Miles O'Brien
- The Game (1991) ... Chief Miles O'Brien
 1993 Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series)
Mr. Kramer
- Good as Gold (1993) ... Mr. Kramer
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
Dessie Curley - Rabbitte
- The Snapper (1993) ... Dessie Curley - Rabbitte
 1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Jake Slicker
- Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) ... Jake Slicker
 1992 Into the West
Barreller
 1992 Under Siege
Daumer
 1992 The Last of the Mohicans
Maj. Ambrose
 1992 Far and Away
Kelly
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Dr. Irwin Malcolm
- Good Knight MacGyver: Part 1 (1991) ... Dr. Irwin Malcolm
 1991 The Commitments
Mr. Rabbitte
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Father
- Panic in Alverez Park (1991) ... Father
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Ernie
- The Undercover Nun Mystery (1990) ... Ernie
 1990 Come See the Paradise
Gerry McGurn
 1990 Die Hard 2
Pilot (Windsor Plane)
 1990 Dick Tracy
Cop at Tess'
 1990 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Nucchi
- The Art of the Possible (1990) ... Nucchi
 1989 Perfect Witness (TV Movie)
Meagher
 1987-1989 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Patrick London / Alf
- Episode #1.5354 (1989) ... Alf
- Episode #1.5154 (1988) ... Patrick London
- Episode #1.4786 (1987) ... Patrick London
- Episode dated 17 February 1987 (1987) ... Patrick London
 1987 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Constable
- Beetles (1987) ... Constable
 1987 The Dead
Mr. Bergin
 1987 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Man in Tavern
- Steele Hanging in There: Part 2 (1987) ... Man in Tavern
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Katerina Suitor
- Atomic Shakespeare (1986) ... Katerina Suitor (as Colm Meany)
 1986 Omega Syndrome
Sean
 1984 The Hidden Curriculum (TV Movie)
David Dunn
 1983 Playboy of the Western World (TV Movie)
Shawn
 1982 Strangers (TV Series)
Peter Smolett
- Charlie's Brother's Birthday (Part1) (1982) ... Peter Smolett
 1982 Play for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Kevin Murphy
- Easter 2016 (1982) ... Kevin Murphy
 1981 Nailed
Younger Protestant
 1981 Les roses de Dublin (TV Mini-Series)
Michael Kavanaugh
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... Michael Kavanaugh
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Michael Kavanaugh
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Michael Kavanaugh
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Michael Kavanaugh
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Michael Kavanaugh
 1978 Z Cars (TV Series)
McGlin
- Pressure (1978) ... McGlin
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Played Phil Hogan in "A Moon for the Misbegotten" play by Eugene O'Neill (The Old Vic, London, England, UK). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Colm Meany

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not a big method actor. I'm much more superficial.

Trivia:

His role and rank in the Star Trek series took several years to evolve. Beginning as a crewman in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) the character of Miles O'Brien then graduated to the transporter room and was briefly a lieutenant before being made a chief petty officer, thus joining one of the very few recurring enlisted roles in Star Trek (Mr Leslie and Yeoman Rand being two others from the... See more »

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