Ciarán Hinds Biography

Birthday: 1953-02-09
Place of Birth: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: Ciaran Hinds was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on February 9, 1953. He was one of five children and the only son. His father was a doctor who hoped to have Ciaran follow in his footsteps, but that was not to be. It was his mother Moya, an amateur actress, who was the real influence behind his decision to become an actor. Though he did enroll in Law at Queens' University of Belfast, he left that in order to train in acting at RADA. He began his stage career at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre as a pantomime horse in the production of "Cinderella". Staying with the company for several years, he starred in a number of productions, including playing the lead roles in "Arsenic and Old Lace" and "Faust". His stage career has included working with The Field Day Company and a number of world tours. He has starred in a number of productions with the Royal Shakespeare Company, including a world tour in the title role of "Richard III". Hinds' film career began in 1981 in the movie Excalibur (1981), which boasted a cast rich in talented actors including Liam Neeson, Gabriel Byrne and Patrick Stewart. In-between his movie work, he's amassed a large number of television credits. Playing such classic characters as "Mr. Rochester" in Jane Eyre (1997) (TV), and "Captain Wentworth" in Persuasion (1995) has increased his popularity and most definitely given him much increased recognition. As for his personal life, you won't be likely to see his name in the weekly tabloids. He likes to keep his private life private. It is known that he is in a long-term, committed relationship with a French-Vietnamese actress named Hélène Patarot and they have a daughter together and live in Paris. He is in very high demand and his reputation as a quality, professional actor is sure to keep him busy for as long as he chooses.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Rome Gaius Julius Caesar Action
Miami Vice FBI Agent Fujima 1984 - 1989 Action
December Bride 1991 Drama
Amazing Grace Lord Tarleton 1995 - 1995 Drama
The Mayor of Casterbridge Michael Henchard 2003 Drama
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Roy Bland 2011 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Phantom of the Opera Firmin 1943 Reality Tv, Biography, 0
December Bride 1991 Drama
Circle of Friends 1995 Drama, Romance
Persuasion Captain Frederick Wentworth 1995 Romance, Drama
Oscar and Lucinda 1997 Drama, Romance
Titanic Town 1999 Drama
The Weight of Water Louis Wagner 2000 0
Road to Perdition Finn McGovern 2002 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Veronica Guerin John Traynor 2003 Game Show, 0
Calendar Girls 2003 0
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Jonathan Reiss 2003 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Calendar Girl 2003 Comedy, Drama
The Phantom of the Opera Firmin 2004 Game Show, 0, Biography, Reality Tv
The Statement 2004 Thriller, Drama
The Nativity Story Herod 2006 0, 0
Munich Carl 2006 Drama, History, Thriller
Miami Vice FBI Agent Fujima 2006 Action, Crime, Drama
Margot at the Wedding 2007 0
The Tale of Despereaux Botticelli 2008 0, Drama, 0
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day 2008 Comedy, Romance
Race to Witch Mountain 2009 0, 0, 0, Sport
The Rite Father Xavier 2011 Reality Tv, 0
The Woman in Black 2012 Drama, Horror, Thriller
Amazing Grace Lord Tarleton 2019 0