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Ciarán Hinds

Ciarán Hinds will be seen later this year in the muchanticipated Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, the final chapter of the record-breaking film franchise. Among his other upcoming film credits are the remake of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; the thriller The Woman in Black; the action fantasy Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance; and the animated John Carter of Mars.

In 2009, he won the Best Actor Award at the Tribeca Film Festival for his performance in The Eclipse. His recent film work also includes Life During Wartime, Race to Witch Mountain, Stop-Loss, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, There Will Be Blood, Margot at the Wedding, The Nativity Story and Amazing Grace. He also co-starred with Eric Bana and Daniel Craig in Steven Spielberg's controversial true-life drama Munich. In addition, Hinds starred on the HBO series Rome, earning an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Julius Caesar.

Hinds' previous film credits include Calendar Girls, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Veronica Guerin, Road to Perdition, The Sum of All Fears, Titanic Town, Oscar and Lucinda, Some Mother's Son, Circle of Friends, and the Arthurian epic Excalibur, in which he made his feature film debut.

Hinds started acting on the stages of his native North Ireland and worked extensively at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre. He went on to become a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he starred in such plays as The Last Days of Don Juan, Troilus and Cressida, Edward II, and Richard III, playing the titular role.

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Ciarán Hinds Facts

BirthdayFebruary 9, 1953 (70)
BirthplaceBelfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Ciarán Hinds compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Bleed for This
Hitman: Agent 47
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Closed Circuit
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