Colin O'Donoghue

Active - 2011 - 2016  |   Born - Jan 26, 1981 in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland  |  

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  • Won the Best New Talent Award for the TV movie Home for Christmas (2002) at the inaugural Irish Film and Television Awards in 2003.
  • Caught the attention of a Los Angeles agent after he appeared in an episode of Showtime's The Tudors that was filmed in Ireland.
  • Attended exorcisms in Rome while researching his role as a seminary student in The Rite (2011), his debut Hollywood film. 
  • Signed on to play the recurring role of Captain Hook on Once Upon a Time, and the role was upgraded to series regular before his first episode aired. 
  • Plays guitar in a band called the Enemies.