Michael McElhatton

Active - 1997 - 2017  |   Born - Sep 12, 1963 in Terenure, Ireland  |   Genres - Crime, Comedy, Comedy Drama, Drama

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  • Attended Terenure College, where he began acting in the school's theater program.
  • Returned to Ireland after graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to begin his career as a theatre actor before moving into television and film.
  • Was part of the original cast of the play The Seafarer when it premiered on the West End in 2006; when the play transferred to Broadway, his role was recast with Sean Mahon.
  • Appeared in the play The Night Alive at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013, opposite Ciarán Hines and Jim Norton.
  • Joined Game of Thrones during the show's second season, as the recurring character Roose Bolton; was promoted to a series regular for season six.