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Colm Meaney

Colm Meaney

Date of Birth: May 30, 1953

Country: Ireland

Biography: Colm J. Meaney (first name pronounced /ˈkɒləm/;[1] Irish: Colm Ó Maonaigh; born 30 May 1953) is an Irish actor widely known for playing Miles O'Brien in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He is second only to Michael Dorn in most appearances in Star Trek episodes. He has guest-starred on many TV shows from Law & Order to The Simpsons. He has also had a significant career in motion pictures, recently appearing in the British sports film The Damned United

Total Credits at Criticker: 73 (Actor)

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    The Banker (2020)
    In the 1960s two African-American entrepreneurs hire a working-class white man to pretend to be the head of their business empire while they pose as a janitor and chauffeur.
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    The Last Right (2019)
    A fateful exchange on a flight has consequences for Daniel Murphy. He's left in charge of a corpse of someone he never knew. He is persuaded to take on the challenge of getting a coffin from his family home in Clonakilty to Rathlin Island. (imdb)
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    Seberg (2019)
    An ambitious young F.B.I. Agent is assigned to investigate iconic actress Jean Seberg when she becomes embroiled in the tumultuous civil rights movement in late 1960s Los Angeles. (imdb)
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    Tolkien (2019)
    Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. (imdb)
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    Norm of the North (2016)
    Displaced from their Arctic home, a polar bear named Norm and his three lemming friends wind up in New York City, where Norm becomes the mascot of a corporation he soon learns is tied to the fate of his homeland. (imdb)
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    The Journey (2016)
    A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness - who are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history. (imdb)
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    The Secrets of Emily Blair (2016)
    Desperate to save his fiancee from a demon that has possessed her soul, a man turns to his longtime priest for help. (imdb)
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    Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016)
    Pele's meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading to Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama.
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    Childhood
    Childhood's End (2015) - TV Mini-Series
    After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price? (imdb)
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    The Devil
    When young girls start to go missing within a religious cult, older followers fear a long-told prophecy while the younger members suspect abusive elders are killing them off. (imdb)
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    The Driver (2014)
    The Driver (2014) - TV Mini-Series
    A burned out taxi driver accepts a job driving for a criminal gang. (imdb)
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    The Yank (2014)
    Irish American Tom Murphy hasn't a clue about Ireland or love. He eventually learns about the country of his heritage and that he should listen to his own heart concerning love.
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    Free Birds (2013)
    Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. (imdb)
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    One Chance (2013)
    This hugely inspiring bio-pic chronicles British tenor Paul Potts' meteoric rise to stardom via the television program Britain's Got Talent. One Chance is an endlessly charming, against-the-odds success story from director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada). (tiff.net)
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    Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
    Alan Partridge gets caught up in an armed siege in his hilariously actiontastic first feature film. North Norfolk Digital is taken over by a huge conglomerate and rebranded as Shape radio. Sacked breakfast DJ Pat Farrell promptly goes postal with a shotgun and it's up to Alan to resolve the rapidly escalating hostage situation.
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    Bel Ami (2012)
    A chronicle of a young man's (Robert Pattinson) rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's most influential and wealthy women. (imdb)
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    Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
    Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
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    The Conspirator (2011)
    Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
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    El Perfecto Desconocido (2011)
    The mysterious arrival of a foreigner to a small village in a Mediterranean island, awake the sudden interest from a diverse group of residents, who will appear unexpectedly in the stranger's life, believing that he's going to reopen an old shop. In contrast, the real intentions of the stranger are hidden behind an old Polaroid photo, which has led him to that place in search of answers.
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    The Hot Potato (2011)
    London's East End 1969. Based on real events. Two chancers 'find' a lump of Uranium and crisscross Europe to find a buyer. Accompanied by Danny's girl,the lovely Carole. They encounter a diverse cast of bizarre characters, all trying to steal the 'Hot Potato', but a deal agreed inside the Vatican has the co-conspirators confounding each other. The story twists and turns to an exciting and unexpected finale. (imdb)
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    Hell on Wheels (2011)
    Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of a band of Union soldiers, the killers of his wife. This brings him to the middle of one of the biggest projects in US history, the building of the transcontinental railroad. After the war years in the 1860s, this undertaking connected the prospering east with the still wild west. (imdb)
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    Stand Off (2011)
    The story centers on a botched fish market robbery that leads to the involvement of the local police and a gangster out for revenge. (imdb)
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    Alleged (2010)
    Talented reporter Charles Anderson breaks into the big leagues when famed newspaper editor H.L. Mencken assigns him to cover the 1925 Scopes "Monkey Trial." But as Clarence Darrow defends evolution against William Jennings Bryan, Mencken pressures Charles to make moral compromises. Can his fiancee Rose convince him to side with truth? (cbd.com)
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    Get Him to the Greek (2010)
    Ambitious young record company intern Aaron Greenberg (Jonah Hill) will let nothing get in the way of his planned rise to the top in the music business -- not even the unruly rock star (Russell Brand) he must escort to Los Angeles for the start of his world tour. Doing whatever it takes to get the rocker from Point A to Point B, Aaron encounters all manners of mishaps.
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    Parked (2010)
    Fred Daly returns to Ireland with nowhere to live but his car. Then dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal parks beside him, and brightens up his lonely world. Encouraged by Cathal, Fred meets attractive music teacher Jules. Growing closer, these three outsiders are set on a course that will change their lives forever. (imdb)
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    Alice (2009)
    Alice (2009) - TV Mini-Series
    Alice gets sucked back into Wonderland and this time Wonderland appears to be a modern police state instead of the previous medieval mess. (scificool.com)
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    ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009)
    Welcome to Jadac. This Balkan town is host to an ongoing battle between Muslim and Christian factions; a struggle that has been brewing for centuries. ZOS asks the question: Can peace ever be eternally imposed? Or can it only be found from within? ZOS takes us behind enemy lines to expose the absurdity of war - and ultimately offer a sense of hope that our better natures will prevail.
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    Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
    An everyday guy decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets his family's killers free. His target: The district attorney who orchestrated the deal. (imdb)
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    The Damned United (2009)
    Brian Clough (Sheen) takes over as manager of Leeds United following the departure of club hero Don Revie (Meaney) for the England job and for the first time has to work without his partner, Peter Taylor (Spall). Adaptation of the popular book.
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    The Race (2009)
    The story of an 11-year-old girl from a poor rural community who dreams of becoming a racing driver.
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    Clean Break (2008)
    Julia's husband and business partner Matt (Angus Macfadyen) suspects her of having an affair. Due to the stress, he begins to go mad and agrees to have her killed. Once he is informed of Julia's murder, however, Matt spirals into remorse and takes the final plunge: suicide. Or does he? It seems Matt's death might actually have been a murder, and when Julia shows up after faking her own execution, the men left in her life are now determined to finish the job. (wikipedia)
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    Three and Out (2008)
    A comedy about ordinary people with unique dilemmas. How far will they go? Will the cocktail of desperation, friendship, loneliness, love and even a brush with cannibalism derail their intent? (imdb)
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    Kings (2007)
    Thirty years after leaving Connemara to pursue fame and fortune in London, five Irishmen reunite for the funeral of their friend Jackie, who was run over by a train -- possibly by accident, possibly by suicide. (Netflix)
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    Caved In (2006)
    Caved In (2006) - TV Movie
    Disguised as extreme adventurers, a group of high profile thieves unknowingly lead a group of wealthy tourists on an expedition through an abandoned salt mine that is guarded by ancient creatures (imdb)
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    Five Fingers (2006)
    While traveling to Morocco to initiate a food program of his own to help poor kids, the Dutch Martijn is kidnapped by a group of terrorists and his guide Gavin is executed in cold blood in front of him. Along the days, Martijn is tortured by a Muslin man and Aicha and looses four fingers. In the end, the truth about his travel is finally disclosed. (imdb)
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    Turning Green (2005)
    Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to America. One lucky weekend in London, James discovers pornography and, desperate for cash, he decides to sell them back in Ireland... (imdb)
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    Layer Cake (2004)
    A riveting thriller set in the drug underworld of the UK.
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    Renegade (2004)
    In the 1870's, U.S Marshal Mike S. Blueberry tries to stop Wally Blount, the man who killed his girlfriend, from getting to a stockpile of gold hidden in Indian territory. On his way, he meets Prosit, a German villain on a persistent mission to find gold in the Superstition Mountains. (imdb)
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    Bad Apple (2004)
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    An undercover FBI agent tries to infiltrate a gang of goodfellas and falls in love with his informant's sister. Black humor and a cool attitude make the routine story fun. (imdb)
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    Battle of the Brave (2004)
    In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls. (imdb)
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    Intermission (2003)
    A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very (very) bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. (IFC Films)
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    The Boys and Girl From County Clare (2003)
    Proving all's fair in love and war, The Boys & Girl from County Clare reaffirms that despite a little fiddling rivalry, the only way to win is to play from the heart. (First Look Media)
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    King of Texas (2002)
    An updated version of 'William Shakespeare' 's King Lear, by way of Ran (1985), with Lear as a magnate in the Old West whose decision to divide his empire among his three daughters results in disaster. (imdb)
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    Backflash (2001)
    A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime. (imdb)
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    How Harry Became a Tree (2001)
    A depressed father in 1920s Ireland decides to give his life meaning by randomly picking on a local pub owner to be his number one enemy. (Yahoo! Movies)
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    Chapter Zero (1999)
    A novelist examines his life and ambition when his world is turned upside down by a sultry publisher. (imdb)
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    Four Days (1999)
    A teenager gets caught in the middle of a bank heist gone awry.
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    The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
    American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns... (imdb)
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    Mystery, Alaska (1999)
    A publicity stunt turns into the ultimate lopsided competition when the world-famous New York Rangers face off against the team from Mystery, Alaska, a hockey-loving town of only 633 people. (Hollywood Pictures)
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    October 22 (1998)
    In this offbeat drama, a group of people who have nothing in common are having breakfast at the same diner, with Denise the waitress (Amanda Plummer) serving them coffee. As we view the unrelated strands of their lives, the patrons are suddenly and dramatically brought together when a lunatic with a gun opens fire on the diner, as a SWAT team attempts to bring him down and restore order while protecting the lives of the people inside. (allmovie.com)
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    Money Kings (1998)
    Money Kings (1998) - TV Movie
    Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a local mobster. Vinnie's told to school the lad, use him for collections, and teach him some sense. What Vinnie doesn't know is that once Tony learns the ropes, Vinnie will be out. (imdb)
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    Monument Ave. (1998)
    A small time hoodlum is divided between his conscience and loyalty to his boss when his cousin is murdered. (imdb)
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    Owd Bob (1998)
    Recently orphaned in America, teenager David Roberts must spend the summer with grumpy maternal grandfather Adam MacAdam, whom he never met, on his sheep-farm on the Isle of Man. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion sheepdog Bob. David strikes a friendship with Maggie, the sassy daughter of friendly neighbor Keith Moore, but Adam hates that family on account of an old canine competition-related tragedy. Other neig (imdb)
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    Claire Dolan (1998)
    Claire Dolan (Cartlidge) is an immigrant who works as a prostitute in New York City in order to pay off an ever-escalating debt to her pimp. When her mother dies in a local nursing home, Claire attempts to extricate herself from her life as a call girl. (New Yorker Films)
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    This Is My Father (1998)
    A middle-aged teacher discovers photos from his mother's past that convinces him that she has not told the truth about his real father. Venturing into Ireland where he believes his real father to be, a past romance slowly unfolds. (imdb)
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    Con Air (1997)
    A prison parolee (Cage) on his way to freedom faces impossible odds when the maximum security transport plane he's on is skyjacked by the most vicious criminals in the country. (Buena Vista Entertainment)
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    The Van (1996)
    The third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy' depicts the hilarious yet poignant adventures of Bimbo. Upon being fired from his job at the bakery, Bimbo and his best mate go into business for themselves and purchase a chipper (a fish and chips van); but will the pressures of financial success sour their friendship forever? (imdb)
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    The Last of the High Kings (1996)
    1977. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer organizing a beach party, having lustful thoughts about two girls he believes are unobtainable and fending off the advances from a visiting American family friend, all whilst coping with his oddball family.
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    The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
    When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that. (imdb)
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    War of the Buttons (1994)
    The children of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse engage in battles where they cut of the buttons, shoe-laces and underwear of their captured opponents... (imdb)
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    The Road to Wellville (1994)
    A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early 20th century, run by the eccentric Dr. Kellogg. (imdb)
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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
    Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy. (imdb)
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    The Snapper (1993)
    The Snapper (1993) - TV Movie
    Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of the town. (imdb)
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    Into the West (1992)
    Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it. (imdb)
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    Under Siege (1992)
    A former SEAL, now cook, is the only person who can stop a gang of terrorists when they sieze control of a US Navy battleship. (imdb)
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    Far and Away (1992)
    A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
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    The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
    Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War. (imdb)
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    The Commitments (1991)
    The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the "World's Hardest Working Band," The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland. (imdb)
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    Come See the Paradise (1990)
    Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in love with the boss's daughter, Lily Kawamura. (imdb)
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    The Dead (1987)
    John Huston's last film is a labor of love at several levels: an adaptation of perhaps one of the greatest pieces of English-language literature by one of Huston's favorite authors, James Joyce (imdb)
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    The Gambler: The Legend Continues (1987)
    Brady Hawkes and Billy Montana join forces once again in this new adventure. This time around their goal is to help the Sioux fight the government and get the supplies they need. They also uncover corruption within a government outpost and find themselves in a dangerous position. (imdb)
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    Omega Syndrome (1987)
    An ex-GI's daughter is abducted by a gang of white supremacists. He calls on one of his former Army buddies, and together they set out to track down the gang and rescue his daughter. (imdb)
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    Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
    Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (imdb)
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