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Kieran O'Brien

Actor | * 01/23/1973 (46) | Oldham, Greater Manchester, UK
Kieran O'Brien (born 1973 in Oldham, Lancashire) is an English actor. ()

O'Brien grew up in nearby Royton and was educated at the Bishop Henshaw Roman Catholic Memorial High School in Rochdale. He began acting at an early age and was the star of a BBC TV series Gruey by the time he was 15. He also featured in several other series at the time in one-off or recurring roles. In 1993, he played the role of Craig Lee in Coronation Street and then the role of Lee Jones in Children's Ward. In 1993 he also became a regular in the detective series, Cracker, playing Mark, the son of central character Robbie Coltrane. In 1999 he made his cinema debut with the film Virtual Sexuality and began a reunited with Cracker director Michael Winterbottom for 24 Hour Party People in 2002 and, in '04, for the controversial 9 Songs, which included scenes of genuine sexual intercourse between O'Brien and his leading lady Margo Stilley. His role had earned him the credit of being the only mainstream British actor who has been shown ejaculating in a mainstream UK-produced feature. Since 9 Songs, O'Brien has made two further films with Winterbottom; A Cock and Bull Story and The Look of Love. Recent regular TV roles include Holby Blue and The Syndicate.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

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Movies with Kieran O'Brien as Actor(14)

as PC Smalls2018 Holmes & Watson
as Peter Wilkes, a Farrier2018 Peterloo
as Lee Simpson2016 The Watchman
as Jimmy Humphries2013 The Look of Love
as Poster Vendor2012 Spike Island
as Narrator (Voice)2009 The Shock Doctrine
as Hughie McGowan2007 Goal! II: Living the Dream
as Hughie McGowan2005 Goal! The Dream Begins
as Matt2004 9 Songs
as Nathan2002 24 Hour Party People
as Alex Thorne1999 Virtual Sexuality
as Matt Banting1989 Monster Maker
as The Boy1987 Bellman and True

TV Shows/Series with Kieran O'Brien as Actor(23)

as Thomas Bray2014 Glue
as Phil Prentice2014 Prey
as Shane2009 Moving On
as Wafa2008 The Last Enemy
as himself2007 Indie Sex
as Constable Robert Clifton2007 Holby Blue
as Sean Tyler2003 The Afternoon Play
as Andy Grimshaw2003 Burn It
as Eric Metcalfe2001 Messiah
as Robbie Rose2000 Hearts and Bones
1993 Cracker
as Lee Jones1989 Children's Ward
as Chris Miller1986 Casualty
as Billy1986 Casualty
as Actor??? Das Halstuch
as DS Gary Kenny??? Club Oasis

Full Name: Kieran O'Brien
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Tuesday, 01/23 1973 (January) in Rochdale (current age: 46 years + 175 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Other names for Kieran O'Brien (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Kieran O’Brien"
Kieran O'Brien frequently works together with these people:
Malachi Massie (10x, Cast)
Paul Copley (9x, Actor)
Clive Russell (7x, Actor)
David Calder (7x, Actor)
Geoffrey Bayldon (7x, Actor)
Christine Tremarco (7x, Actress)
Denise Welch (6x, Actress)
Patrick Baladi (6x, Actor)
Mike Jefferies (5x, Crew)
Sean Gilder (5x, Actor)
George Costigan (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3280, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/03/2019