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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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Born:
Jul 20, 1983 In Belfast - Northern Ireland - UK
Movie/TV Credits:
20
First Appeared:
In the movie Closing the Ring 2007-09-14
Latest Project:
Movie The Informer 2019-03-21
Known For
Poster of The Rezort
Poster of Boogaloo and Graham
Poster of Coward
Filmography
Movie The Informer Riley 2019-03-21
Movie Calibre Marcus 2018-06-22
Movie Lost in London Paddy 2017-01-19
Movie Maze Oscar 2017-09-22
Movie My Name Is Emily Swimming Teacher 2016-04-08
Movie The Rezort Lewis 2016-04-22
Movie Bobby Sands: 66 Days Voice of Bobby Sands 2016-05-03
Movie Property of the State Finbar 2016-07-06
Movie X+Y Michael Ellis 2015-03-13
Movie The Survivalist Survivalist 2015-04-15
Movie Magpie The Trickster 2014-06-09
Movie Boogaloo and Graham Vater 2014-08-01
Movie '71 Paul Haggerty 2014-10-10
Movie Shadow Dancer Brendan 2012-02-12
Movie Whole Lotta Sole Jimbo 2012-04-21
Movie Jump Pearse Kelly 2012-06-08
Movie Coward Andrew 2012-09-13
Movie Killing Bono Bono 2011-04-01
Movie Scapegoat Iain Hay Gordon 2009-10-26
Movie Closing the Ring Jimmy 2007-09-14