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Martin McCann

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 Martin won the Irish Film and Television Award for best male performance in a feature film, the nominees in the category were fellow northern Irish man Liam Neeson, Cillian Murphy and Colm Meaney. Martin has become Patron of the charity YouthAction Northern Ireland.

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Jul 20, 1983 In Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Wildfire 2021-09-03
Latest Project:
In the movie Closing the Ring 2007-09-14
Known For
Poster of Father Father
Poster of Cry Rosa
Poster of Red Light
Poster of Bobby Sands: 66 Days
Movie Wildfire
Movie Here Before
Movie Lost Lives
Movie The Informer Riley
Movie Father Father
Movie Stalker Simon
Series Death and Nightingales Frank Blessing
Movie Calibre Marcus
Movie Justice Dot Net
Movie Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Paddy
Movie Cry Rosa Mr. McNally
Movie Maze Oscar
Movie Red Light Man
Movie Lost in London Paddy
Movie My Name Is Emily Swimming Teacher
Movie The Rezort Lewis
Movie Bobby Sands: 66 Days Voice of Bobby Sands
Movie Property of the State Finbar
Movie The Survivalist Survivalist
Movie '71 Paul Haggerty
Movie Boogaloo and Graham Vater
Movie Magpie The Trickster
Movie X+Y Michael Ellis
Movie Coward Andrew
Movie Jump Pearse Kelly
Movie Shadow Dancer Brendan
Movie Whole Lotta Sole Jimbo
Movie Killing Bono Bono
Movie Hollow Marcus
Movie Clash of the Titans Phaedrus
Movie Scapegoat Iain Hay Gordon
Movie Closing the Ring Jimmy