Ciaran Hinds Biography (1953-)

Born February 9, 1953, in Belfast, Northern Ireland; father, a doctor; mother, a schoolteacher; companion of Helene Patarot (an actress), beginning in 1987; children: (with Patarot) Aoife (daughter). Addresses: Agent: UnitedTalent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Dalzell & Beresford, Ltd., 26 Astwood Mews, London SW7 4DE United Kingdom.

Nationality
Irish
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
February 9, 1953
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Ciarin Hinds) Lot, Excalibur, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Cory, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (also known asLe Cuisinier, le voleur, sa femme, et son amant, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, and Spica), Recorded, 1989
  • Frank Echlin, December Bride, MD Wax/Courier Films, 1991
  • Professor Flynn, Circle of Friends, Buena Vista/Rank/Savoy Pictures, 1995
  • Captain Frederick Wentworth, Persuasion, Sony Pictures Classics, 1995
  • Sir Danvers Carew, Mary Reilly, TriStar, 1996
  • Danny Boyle, Some Mother's Son (also known as Sons and Warriors), Columbia, 1996
  • Arbogast, The Life of Stuff, Prairie Pictures, 1997
  • Reverend Dennis Hasset, Oscar and Lucinda, Twentieth Century-Fox,1997
  • Aidan McPhelimy, Titanic Town, Lauren Film, 1998
  • Carlos, The Lost Son, Artisan Entertainment, 1999
  • Peter, Il tempo dell'amore (also known as A Time to Love and Les saisons de l'amour), 1999
  • Adam, L'amante perduto (also known as Lost Lover), 1999
  • Louis Wagner, The Weight of Water (also known as Le poids de l'eau), Miracle Pictures, 2000
  • Finn McGovern, Road to Perdition, DreamWorks, 2002
  • President Nemerov, The Sum of All Fears (also known as Der Anschlag), Paramount, 2002
  • John Traynor, Veronica Guerin, Buena Vista, 2003
  • Jonathan Reiss, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (also known as Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Die wiege des lebens), Paramount, 2003
  • Rod Harper, Calendar Girls, Buena Vista, 2003
  • Pochon, The Statement, Sony Pictures Classics, 2003
  • Firmin, The Phantom of the Opera (also known as Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera"), Warner Bros., 2004
  • Jonjo's Da, Mickybo and Me (also known as Mickybo & Me), Universal, 2005
  • Carl, Munich, Universal, 2005
  • (Uncredited) Himself, The Making of "The Phantom of the Opera" (documentary), 2005
  • Federal agent Fujima, Miami Vice, Universal, 2006
  • Amazing Grace, 2006
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • John Stacey, Seaforth, BBC, 1994
  • Voice, Testament: The Bible in Animation (animated), HBO, 1996
  • Gaius Julius Caesar, Rome, HBO and BBC2, 2005
  • Miniseries
  • Ashwattaman, The Mahabharata (also known as Le Mahabharata), 1989
  • Abel Mason, The Man Who Cried, 1993
  • Edward Parker-James, Prime Suspect 3, PBS and ITV, 1994
  • Fyodor, Cold Lazarus, BBC1, Channel Four, and Bravo, 1996
  • Brian de Bois Guilbert, Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe" (also known as Ivanhoe), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • King Aeson, Jason and the Argonauts, NBC, 2000
  • Marius Bannister, Thursday the 12th, Bravo, 2000
  • Movies
  • Richard McIlkenny, The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing (also known as Who Bombed Birmingham?), HBO, 1990
  • Martin Pitt, Yellowbacks, BBC, 1990
  • Brian Keenan, Hostages, HBO, 1993
  • Paolo, A Dark Adapted Eye, BBC and PBS, 1994
  • Edward Leyland, The Affair (also known as Black Tuesday), HBO, 1995
  • Campbell Ferguson, Rules of Engagement, Yorkshire Television, 1995
  • Edward Rochester, Jane Eyre, Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Charlie Cross, Getting Hurt, BBC, 1998
  • Michael Henchard, The Mayor of Casterbridge, ITV and Arts and Entertainment, 2003
  • Also appeared in The Long March.
  • Specials
  • Albert Camus, Broken Morning (documentary), 2003
  • Presenter, The 3rd Annual Film and Television Awards, 2005
  • Pilots
  • Campbell Ferguson, Rules of Engagement, 1997
  • Episodic
  • "The Goodbye Look," Perfect Scoundrels, 1992
  • Detective Inspector Micky Flynn, "Private Enterprise," Between the Lines, BBC, 1992
  • Clive Hickey, "Trouble and Strife," Soldier, Soldier, ITV, 1993
  • Paolo, "A Dark Adapted Eye," Mystery!, PBS, 1995
  • Jim Browner, "The Cardboard Box," The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes,ITV and PBS, 1995
  • "Confession," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1996
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Professional debut) Albert the Horse and Courtier, Cinderella, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, 1976
  • Mrs. Dainty Fidget, The Country Wife, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1977
  • Lane, The Importance of Being Earnest, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1977
  • Tancredi, Chinchilla, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1977
  • Freddy Palmer, Semi-Monde, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1977
  • Joseph, Vautrin, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1977
  • McLeavy, Loot, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1977
  • Villager, Mother Goose, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1977
  • Johnny, No Orchids for Miss Blandish, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1978
  • Giovanni, Painter's Palace of Pleasure, Glasgow Citizens Theatre,1978
  • J. J. Peachum, The Threepenny Opera, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1978
  • Dorn, The Sea Gull, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1978
  • The emperor of Morocco, Dick Wittington, Glasgow Citizens Theatre,1978
  • Malcolm and third murderer, Macbeth, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1979
  • Country Life, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1979
  • Faustino, The Battlefield, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1980
  • Shauva, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1980
  • Father Juan, Don Juan, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1980
  • Frank, Desperado Corner, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1981
  • Bishop of Porchester, Madame Louise, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1981
  • Paris, The Roman Actor, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1982
  • Brennan O the Moor, Red Roses for Me, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1982
  • Antonio Montecantino, Torquato Tasso, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1982
  • Savely, The Mother, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1982
  • Maccario, The Impresario from Smyrna, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Antonio, The Merchant of Venice, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Nicola, Arms and the Man, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Tonio, Sirocco, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Webster, Webster, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • A man of government, The Last Days of Mankind, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Valzacchi, Der Rosenkavalier, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Captain Jack Boyle, Juno and the Paycock, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Lieutenant Governor, Oroonoko, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1983
  • Lodovico, The White Devil, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1984
  • Fainall, The Way of the World, Greenwich Theatre, 1984
  • Trigorin, The Sea Gull, Greenwich Theatre, 1984
  • Castalio, The Orphan, Greenwich Theatre, 1985
  • Paulet, Mary Stuart, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1985
  • Charles Condomine, Blithe Spirit, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1985
  • Jack Clitheroe, The Plough and the Stars, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1985
  • Arsenic and Old Lace, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1985
  • Minister of state, Faust, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1985
  • David, I Do Like to Be, Irish Company at Soho Poly, 1986
  • Pope Pius XII, The Representative, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1986
  • Clavaroche, Hidden Fires, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1986
  • George Anderson, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme, Hampstead Theatre, London, 1986
  • The stranger, Lady from the Sea, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1988
  • Richard III, Richard III, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, 1988
  • Don Pedro Tenorio, The Last Days of Don Juan, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1990 and 1991
  • Achilles, Troilus and Cressida, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1990 and 1991
  • Roger Mortimer, Edward II, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1990 and 1991
  • Dion Boucicault, Two Shakespearean Actors, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1990 and 1991
  • Samuel Byck, Assassins, Donmar Warehouse, London, 1992
  • The young man, Machinal, Royale National Theatre, London, 1993
  • Richard III, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1993
  • Vinnie, Simpatico, Royal Court Theatre, 1995
  • Larry, Closer, Royal National Theatre, 1997, then Music Box Theatre, London, 1999
  • Also appeared in Cuchullain Cycle, Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland;as Giovanni, 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore, Druid Theatre Company, Dublin, Ireland; Jack Worthing, The Importance of Being Earnest, Druid Theatre Company, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Major Tours
  • Mahabharata, world tour, 1987
  • Richard III, world tour, 1993
  • Radio Appearances
  • Chris, Poison Hearts, 1994
  • Mr. Rochester, Jane Eyre, 1994
  • No Way Out (Sartre's No Exit), 1995
  • Torvald Helmer, Ibsen's A Doll House, 1995
  • Reader, Ivanhoe, 1996
  • Anton Chekhov, A House by the Sea, 1997
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • (With others) James Joyce's Dubliners, Caedmon Audio, 2005

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People, October 27, 1997, pp. 77-78

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