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Overview (4)

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Birth NameMartin Stephen McCann
Nickname Marty
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Martin McCann grew up with a brother and sister in the Divis Flats area of Falls Road in Belfast.

In 2006 Lord Richard Attenborough cast McCann in his film after seeing him play Alex in a stage production of A Clockwork Orange. Attenborough called Spielberg and recommended McCann. He was invited to LA to audition for 'The Pacific' HBO miniseries, Attenborough sent along scenes from his film for Spielberg to view. McCann was cast in The Pacific as R.V. Burgin.

In early 2010 he filmed in Belfast for the new music-comedy Killing Bono, a film about the life of one of Bono's classmates who tries to make it in the music business, only to have his failures and frustrations magnified by the continued rise U2. McCann plays the role of Bono. He has performed on stage in Ireland and on tour.

In 2011 he won the Irish Film and Television Award for best male performance in a feature film for 'Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne'. He was also nominated as a 2015 'BAFTA Breakthrough'.

His past film credits include the Netflix Original film 'Calibre', Film Four's '71, 'The Survivalist', and Michael Lennox's Oscar Nominated and BAFTA winning short film'Boogaloo and Graham'.

Martin has become Patron of the charity YouthAction Northern Ireland.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (4)

His dad is also Martin McCann, his mum is Anne and he has a brother Steven and a sister Mandy, both younger.
Filming Occi Versus The World, Sligo, West of Ireland. [December 2008]
Filmed 'The Pacific' in Melbourne Australia for HBO/Spielberg/Hanks. [January 2008]
Cast by Woody Harrelson in 'Lost In London', Harrelson's directorial debut. This was the first 'live' streamed film direct to cinemas.

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