Colin O'Donoghue


Colin is originally from Dublin and began his career aged 16, appearing at the Royal National Theatre in London.

He won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best New Talent for his role in ‘HOME FOR CHRISTMAS’ and soon after he played Duke Philip in the series ‘THE TUDORS’ winning him acclaim in the US.

Colin's other credits include the lead role of the young priest Mike opposite Anthony Hopkins in ‘THE RITE’, 'STORAGE 24' (directed by Johannes Roberts) and series regular Captain Hook in 'ONE UPON A TIME' for ABC. 


  • Height: 5' 10 (178cm)
  • Weight: 12st (76.2kg)
  • Playing Age: 30 - 35
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Hair Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Length: Mid Length
  • Unions: SAG/AFTRA
  • Appearance: White



Irish Film and Television Award for Best New Talent in 2003 for his role as Norman in 'Home for Christmas'.



FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK, Shane- Fairytale Films (director: John Eyres)

CARRIE PILBY, Professor Harrison- Braveart Films (director: Susan Johnson)

THE DUST STORM, Brennan- Normal (directors: Anthony Baldino & Ryan Lacen)

STORAGE 24, Mark- (director: Johannes Roberts)

THE RITE, Michael Kovak- (director: Mikael Håfström)

24/7(short), Noel- Winjerwok (director: Shane Cowley)

CALLGIRL (Short), (director: Kester Dyer)


THE RIGHT STUFF, Gordon Cooper- National Geographical (directors: various)

DOLLY PARTON'S HEARTSTRINGS, JJ Sneed- Netflix (directors: Various)

ONCE UPON A TIME, Captain Hook- ABC (director: Various)

WILD DECEMBERS, Young Guard- Touchpaper TV (director: Anthony Byrne)

THE CLINIC, Conor Elliott (regular)- RTE (director: Various)

THE TUDORS, Duke Philip of Bavaria- Showtime (director: Jeremy Podewsa)

PROOF 2, Jamie- RTE (director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan)

LOVE IS THE DRUG, Peter- Rough Magic Television Co./RTE (director: Darren Thornton)

HOME FOR CHRISTMAS, Norman Quested III- Icebox Films (director: Charlie McCarthy)

REBELHEART, Rowe- RTE/BBC (director: John Strickland)


THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Tranio- Rough Magic (director: Lynne Parker)

WALKING THE ROAD, Francis Ledwidge- Axis (director: Ray Yeats)

OTHELLO, Cassio- Second Age (director: Alan Stanford)

SKY ROAD, Theatre Royal Waterford (director: Ben Barnes)

MOONLIGHT MICKEY'S, Big Mickey- Calipo Theatre Co (director: Darren Thornton)

OUTLYING ISLANDS, Island Theatre Co (director: Karl Wallace)

THE ONEGIN ROADSHOW, Eugene Onegin- Something Different (director: Martin Murphy)

THE DREAM OF A SUMMER DAY, Various- Storytellers Theatre Co (director: Liam Halligan)

LEAVING, Noel- Quare Hawks Theatre Co (director: Liam Halligan)

WHAT THE DEAD WANT, Tom- (director: Jimmy Fay)

AOIFE AND ISOBEL, (director: Jimmy Fay)

ECLIPSE, Glueboy- (director: Darren Thornton)



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