Birth Place Matching "Dublin, Ireland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Genevieve O'Reilly

Actress | The Dry

Genevieve O'Reilly (born 6 January 1977) is an Irish actress known for her work in the Star Wars franchise as Mon Mothma, having portrayed the character in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and Rogue One, as well as her voice role as Moira in Overwatch.

In television, O'Reilly's first appearance was in...

2. Colin Farrell

Actor | The Lobster

Colin Farrell is one of Ireland's biggest stars in Hollywood and abroad. His film presence has been filled with memorable roles that range from an inwardly tortured hit man, to an adventurous explorer, a determined-but-failing writer, and the greatest military leader in history.

Farrell was born on ...

3. Domhnall Gleeson

Actor | Ex Machina

Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor and writer. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise (2010-2011), About Time (2013), Ex Machina (2015) and The Revenant (2015).

He is the son of actor Brendan Gleeson, alongside whom he has appeared in several films and ...

4. Eve Hewson

Actress | Robin Hood

Memphis Eve Sunny Day Hewson, known professionally as Eve Hewson, is an Irish actress. Her first major role was in the drama film This Must Be the Place (2011). She played Nurse Lucy Elkins in Steven Soderbergh's TV series The Knick (2014-2015).

Hewson was born in Dublin, the second daughter of ...

5. Brendan Gleeson

Actor | The Guard

Brendan Gleeson was born in Dublin, Ireland, to Pat and Frank Gleeson. From a very young age, he loved to learn, especially reading classical text in and outside the classroom. He took great attention to Irish play writers such as Samuel Beckett, which eventually led to him performing in his high ...

6. Barry Keoghan

Actor | The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Barry came to prominence in the 2017 film 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' with his truly terrifying portrayal of Martin,an American teenager exacting a grisly revenge on drunken surgeon Colin Farrell, but he was not an American nor a teen-ager, born in Dublin on 17th October 1992 and has a brother ...

7. Caitríona Balfe

Actress | Belfast

Caitriona Balfe was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up in the village of Tydavnet, in County Monaghan. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in ...

8. Aidan Turner

Actor | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Aidan Turner was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1983. After graduating from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2004, Aidan appeared in a number of stage productions, many with Ireland's national theatre, The Abbey. Such productions included The Plough & The Stars, Romeo & Juliet and A Cry from Heaven. In ...

9. Andrew Scott

Actor | Spectre

Andrew Scott was born in Dublin, Ireland, the middle child with two sisters, Sarah and Hannah. His parents, Jim and Nora, sent him to a private Catholic school for boys. He did a little acting as a child when he was in a couple of commercials on Irish TV. At 17 he was chosen to star in his first ...

10. Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Actor | Den 12. mann

Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born Jonathan Michael Meyers on July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland, to Mary Geraldine (Meyers) and John O'Keeffe, a musician. He and his family moved to County Cork, Ireland, when the actor was nearly a year old, and then, at the age of 3, his father left the family, leaving...

11. Lynn Gilmartin

Producer | World Poker Tour

Lynn Gilmartin is an Australian actress, poker player and Hall of Fame sportscaster, best known for her role as anchor of the World Poker Tour (2003) on Fox Sports.

Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1984, Lynn's family moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1986.

Gilmartin first hit television screens as the host...

12. Aidan Gillen

Actor | Game of Thrones

Aidan Gillen is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (1999), John Boy in the RTÉ Television series ...

13. Dominique McElligott

Actress | Leap Year

Dominique McElligott is an Irish actress. She starred in Moon (2009) and the RTÉ television series Raw before leaving to film Leap Year (2010). From 2011 to 2012, she played a lead role in the AMC series Hell on Wheels. In 2015, she starred in ABC's The Astronaut Wives Club. In 2016, McElligott ...

14. A.J. Buckley

Actor | CSI: NY

A.J. Buckley was born on February 9, 1977 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor and producer, known for CSI: NY (2008).

15. Michael Gambon

Actor | Gosford Park

Sir Michael Gambon was born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland, to Mary (Hoare), a seamstress, and Edward Gambon, an engineer. After joining the National Theatre, under the Artistic Directorship of Sir Laurence Olivier, Gambon went on to appear in a number of leading roles in plays written by Alan Ayckbourn...

16. Brenda Fricker

Actress | My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

Irish character actress Brenda Fricker was born in Dublin, and gained experience in Irish theatre and with the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Court Theatre Company in Great Britain. Brenda received great acclaim for her Oscar-winning supporting performance as the ...

17. Brian Gleeson

Actor | Snow White and the Huntsman

Brian Gleeson was born on November 14, 1987 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Phantom Thread (2017) and Logan Lucky (2017).

18. Victoria Smurfit

Actress | Bulletproof Monk

Victoria Smurfit is an Irish actress. She is known for playing Orla O'Connell in the BBC television series Ballykissangel, Detective Chief Inspector Roisin Connor in the ITV police procedural Trial & Retribution and Cruella DE Vil in Once Upon A Time for which she was nominated as Best Supporting ...

19. Maureen O'Hara

Actress | Miracle on 34th Street

In America, the early performing arts accomplishments of young Maureen FitzSimons (who we know as Maureen O'Hara) would definitely have put her in the child prodigy category. However, for a child of Irish heritage surrounded by gifted parents and family, these were very natural traits. Maureen made...

20. Liam Cunningham

Actor | Hunger

Irish actor Liam Cunningham was an electrician in the mid 80's. He saw an ad for an acting school and he decided to give acting a try. His first film role was as a policeman in "Into the West." Since then, he has been involved in many films and theater productions on both sides of the Atlantic.

21. Louisa Harland

Actress | The Deceived

Louisa Harland was born on January 31, 1993 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for The Deceived (2020), Standby (2014) and Derry Girls (2018).

22. Ruth Bradley

Actress | Grabbers

Ruth Bradley was born on January 24, 1987 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Grabbers (2012), Flyboys (2006) and Pursuit (2015).

23. Alison Doody

Actress | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Alison Doody was born in Dublin in 1966, in a well-off family. She is the youngest of three children. She was educated in a convent, where she gained a passion for the arts. She later studied at the National College of Fine Arts in Dublin, but left because she lacked the motivation and thought she ...

24. Sarah Bolger

Actress | In America

Sarah Lee Bolger (born 28 February 1991) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her roles in the films In America (2002), Stormbreaker, and The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), as well as her award winning role as Lady Mary Tudor in the TV series The Tudors (2007), and for guest starring as ...

25. Tadhg Murphy

Actor | Boy Eats Girl

Tadhg Murphy was born on May 30, 1979 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Boy Eats Girl (2005), The Northman (2022) and Wrath of Man (2021).

26. Gabriel Byrne

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Byrne was the first of six children, born in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a cooper and his mother a hospital worker. He was raised Catholic and educated by the Irish Christian Brothers. He spent five years of his childhood in a seminary training to be a Catholic priest. He later said, "I spent ...

27. Orla Brady

Actress | The Foreigner

Irish-born Orla Brady studied acting at the Ecole Phillippe Gaulier in Paris. Upon returning to Dublin, she won the role of Adela in the House of Bernarda Alba at the Gate Theatre. Since then, she has been working on both sides of the Atlantic with a career mix of television, film, and stage to her...

28. Aisling Franciosi

Actress | The Nightingale

Aisling Franciosi is an Irish-Italian actress, known for The Fall (2013), Game of Thrones (2011) and The Nightingale (2018). She was born in Dublin in 1993, moved with her family to Italy soon after, and returned to Ireland 4 years later with her mother. She attended acting classes as a child and ...

29. Colm Meaney

Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Colm Meaney was born on May 30, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor and producer, known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), Layer Cake (2004) and Under Siege (1992). He has been married to Ines Glorian since March 15, 2007. They have one child. He was previously married to Bairbre Dowling.

30. Fionnula Flanagan

Actress | The Others

Fionnula Flanagan was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. From an early age she grew up speaking both English and Irish on a daily basis. Her parents weren't native Irish speakers but wanted Fionnula and her four siblings to learn the language. Her mother used to say, "A nation without a language ...

31. Jason O'Mara

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Jason O'Mara was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. Soon after graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Drama and Theatre he moved to London, England, to further pursue his acting career. Time spent in British repertory theater led to leading roles in acclaimed productions at some of ...

32. Eoin Macken

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Eoin Macken is an international actor, director, producer, and writer who stars as the lead role of 'Gavin Harris' on the two-time People's Choice Award nominated NBC primetime hit series "La Brea". Eoin can also be seen starring in Netflix's recently released film "I Used to be Famous" alongside ...

33. Stuart Townsend

Actor | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Stuart Townsend was born in Howth, County Dublin in 1972. Although his father, Peter Townsend was a professional golfer, Stuart was determined to be an actor and began his career by appearing in a number of student films, while attending the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. He supported himself ...

34. Maria Doyle Kennedy

Actress | The Tudors

Maria Doyle Kennedy was born on September 25, 1964 in Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress and director, known for The Tudors (2007), The Commitments (1991) and Orphan Black (2013). She has been married to Kieran Kennedy since June 11, 1988. They have four children.

35. Emmett J Scanlan

Actor | Peaky Blinders

Emmett can currently be seen as the series lead Jimmy Kinsella in the AMC series KIN opposite Aidan Gillen and Charlie Cox. He was nominated for an IFTA Award for his performance. Emmett was also recently seen reprising his role as Billy Grade in the latest series of PEAKY BLINDERS opposite Cillian...

36. Allen Leech

Actor | The Imitation Game

Allen Leech was born on May 18, 1981 in Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Imitation Game (2014), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) and Downton Abbey (2010). He has been married to Jessica Blair Herman since January 5, 2019.

37. Gavan O'Herlihy

Actor | Never Say Never Again

Gavan O'Herlihy was born on July 29, 1951 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Never Say Never Again (1983), The Descent: Part 2 (2009) and Willow (1988). He died on September 15, 2021 in Bath, England, UK.

38. Michael McElhatton

Actor | Game of Thrones

Michael McElhatton was born in 1963 in Terenure, Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) and The Fall (2013).

39. Dervla Kirwan

Actress | Ondine

Dervla (meaning "Daughter of a poet") Kirwan was born in October 1971 in Churchtown, Dublin. Her father worked in insurance and her mother was a French and English teacher. She has two older sisters. She was just 15 when she landed her first role in the BBC Drama Troubles (1988) and a year later ...

40. Patrick Bergin

Actor | Sleeping with the Enemy

Patrick Bergin has done more than 80 films and TV movies and is best known internationally for playing the menacing husband of Julia Roberts’ character in the thriller Sleeping With the Enemy, or for his role as an Irish terrorist alongside Harrison Ford in the film adaption of Patriot Games. He ...

41. Alisha Weir

Actress | Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Alisha Weir was born on September 26, 2009 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Matilda the Musical (2022), Don't Leave Home (2018) and Darklands (2019).

42. Emma Donoghue

Writer | Room

Emma Donoghue was born on October 24, 1969 in Dublin, Ireland. She is a writer and producer, known for Room (2015), The Wonder (2022) and Immaculate Conceptions: Inside a Lesbian Baby Boom (2007).

43. Bono

Soundtrack | Across the Universe

Bono was born Paul David Hewson in Dublin, Ireland on May 10, 1960, to Iris (Rankin) and Brendan Robert Hewson. He has been the lead singer of the rock band U2 since 1976. U2 has won 22 Grammy Awards to date, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. Lauded by fans and critics ...

44. Micheál Richardson

Actor | Made in Italy

Micheál Richardson was born on June 22, 1995 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Made in Italy (2020), Vox Lux (2018) and Cold Pursuit (2019).

45. Glenn Quinn

Actor | Angel

Quinn was born in Dublin, Ireland, and moved to the United States with his mother and two sisters in 1988. His first role was as a pool shark in the Richard Marx video Satisfied. He later landed a major role in the John Travolta film Shout (1991), where he shared a screen kiss with Gwyneth Paltrow....

46. Ruairi O'Connor

Actor | The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Ruairi O'Connor was born on July 9, 1991 in County Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021), The Morning Show (2019) and The Postcard Killings (2020).

47. Brendan O'Carroll

Writer | Mrs. Brown's Boys

Brendan O'Carroll was born on September 15, 1955 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a writer and actor, known for Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011), Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie (2014) and Mrs. Brown's Boys: The Original Series (2002). He has been married to Jennifer Gibney since August 1, 2005. He was previously ...

48. Catherine Walker

Actress | A Dark Song

Catherine Walker was born in 1975 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for A Dark Song (2016), Leap Year (2010) and House of Gucci (2021).

49. Angeline Ball

Actress | The Commitments

Angeline Ball was born on June 28, 1969 in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for The Commitments (1991), Bloom (2003) and The General (1998).

50. David Pearse

Actor | The Banshees of Inisherin

David Pearse was born in Dublin, Ireland. He is known for The Banshees of Inisherin (2022), The Serpent Queen (2022) and The Foreigner (2017).


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