Kevin McNally Biography

Birthday: 1956-04-27
Place of Birth: Bristol, England
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: Kevin McNally was born on April 27, 1956, in Bristol, England. He grew up in Birmingham where he attended Redhill and Mapledene Junior schools and Central Grammar School for Boys. At the age of 16, he got his first job at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. A year later he received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1975 he won the Best Actor Bancroft Gold Medal for his stage performance. McNally's most notable stage performances in London's West End include his appearance as Alan Bennett opposite Maggie Smith in 'The Lady in the Van' and opposite Juliette Binoche in 'Naked'. He also starred as Richard in Terry Johnson's 'Dead Funny' at the Savoy Theatre. Since 1976 McNally has been involved in numerous TV productions beginning with his portrayal of the Roman ruler Castor, son of Tiberius, in the acclaimed BBC history series "I, Claudius" (1976) and his portrayal of Drake Carne in the popular series "Poldark" (1975). His career on television ascended after his work in "Masada" (1981) and in the cult TV series Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma (1984). During the 1980s and 1990s McNally established himself as a reputable and versatile actor on both the British and American TV. He played a broad variety of leading and supporting characters ranging from the Soviet politician Kirov in Stalin (1992) (TV) to homicide detective Jack Taylor in "Chiller" (1995), and from an insecure son, Alan Hook, in TV series "Dad" (1997) to a convicted murderer James Hopkin in Bloodlines (2005) (TV). His portrayal of Frank Worsley in Shackleton (2002) (TV) as well as the role of Harry Woolf in "Life on Mars" (2006) are among his best known works for television. In 1977 McNally made his big screen debut as HMS Ranger Crewman in the James Bond adventure The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). After having played bit parts in more than twenty feature films, McNally shot to international fame as pirate Joshamee Gibbs, his best known film role, in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) and the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006). He returned in the role Joshamee Gibbs in the third installment of the 'Pirates' franchise Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007). Kevin McNally has been enjoying a happy family life with Scottish actress Phyllis Logan and his two children. He resides with his family in Chiswick, London, England.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Devil's Crown Henry 1978 Drama
Dream Baby 1989
The Murder of Princess Diana 2007 Drama
73 Seconds: The Challenger Investigation Mulloy 2013 Action
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Phantom of the Opera Buquet 1943 Reality Tv, Biography, 0
The Long Good Friday 1982 Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Berlin Affair Heinz von Hollendorf 1985 Drama
Not Quite Paradise Pete 1986 Drama, Romance
Cry Freedom 1987 0
Pullman paradis Tom Donahue 1995 Comedy
Sliding Doors 1998 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Entrapment 1999 Action, Crime, Romance
When the Sky Falls 2000 Crime, Drama
High Heels and Low Lifes 2001 Action, Drama, Comedy
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Joshamee Gibbs 2003 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Johnny English Prime Minister 2003 Action, Adventure, Comedy
Crust Bill Simmonds 2003 Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Phantom of the Opera Buquet 2004 Game Show, 0, Biography, Reality Tv
De-Lovely 2004 0
Dead Fish Frank Rosenheim 2006 Action, Comedy, Thriller
Irish Jam 2006
Valkyrie Dr. Carl Goerdeler 2008 Romance, 0, Game Show
Tu£sday The Cops - Jerry 2008 Action, Crime, Mystery
Hamilton: I nationens intresse Harold Smith 2012 Action, Drama, Thriller
Bounty Killer Daft Willy 2013 Action
The Man Who Knew Infinity Major McMahon 2015 Biography, Drama
Dunkirk Maj Gen Harold Alexander 2017 Romance, 0