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Colin O'Donoghue


O'Donoghue was born and raised in Drogheda, County Louth, in a Roman Catholic family. He initially attended Dundalk Grammar School, and then The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. At age 16, O'Donoghue went to Paris, France, for a month to learn the French language. Colin's early career was mainly split between theatre and television work in ... See full bio »

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Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones / Rogers / Captain Hook / Lieutenant Killian Jones
(2012-2018)
The Rite
The Rite Michael Kovak
(2011)
Storage 24
Storage 24 Mark
(2012)
Carrie Pilby
Carrie Pilby Professor Harrison
(2016)

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 2012-2018 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones / Rogers / Captain Hook / ...
- Episode #7.21 (2018) ... Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones
- Episode #7.20 (2018) ... Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones
- Episode #7.19 (2018) ... Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones
- Episode #7.18 (2018) ... Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones
- Episode #7.17 (2018) ... Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones
 2016 Carrie Pilby
Professor Harrison
 2016 The Dust Storm
Brennan
 2012 Storage 24
Mark
 2011 The Rite
Michael Kovak
 2011 Identity (TV Movie)
John Bloom
 2009 The Euthanizer (Short)
Ben
 2009 The Tudors (TV Series)
Duke Philip of Bavaria
- The Undoing of Cromwell (2009) ... Duke Philip of Bavaria
 2009 Wild Decembers (TV Movie)
Young Guard
 2006-2008 The Clinic (TV Series)
Conor / Conor Elliott
- Episode #6.8 (2008) ... Conor Elliott
- Episode #6.5 (2008) ... Conor Elliott
- Episode #6.3 (2008) ... Conor Elliott
- Episode #6.1 (2008) ... Conor
- Episode #5.7 (2007) ... Conor Elliott
 2006 24/7 (Short)
Nick
 2005 Fair City (TV Series)
Emmett Fitzgerald
- Episode #16.195 (2005) ... Emmett Fitzgerald
- Episode #16.194 (2005) ... Emmett Fitzgerald
- Episode #16.192 (2005) ... Emmett Fitzgerald
 2005 Proof (TV Series)
Jamie
- Episode #2.4 (2005) ... Jamie
- Episode #2.3 (2005) ... Jamie
 2004 Love Is the Drug (TV Series)
Peter
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Peter
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Peter
 2003 Call Girl (Short)
Brendan
 2002 Home for Christmas (TV Movie)
Norman Quested
 2001 Rebel Heart (TV Mini-Series)
Rowe
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Rowe
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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People have grown up with Peter Pan, so they're familiar with Captain Hook and they have an opinion about what he should be like. I grew up watching the movie versions. But how do you try to play Captain Hook better than, or as well as, Dustin Hoffman? You can't. It's perfection. See more »

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He was among the final contenders to play Superman in 'Man Of Steel (2013)'. The role eventually went to Henry Cavill. See more »

Trademark:

Bright blue eyes

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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