Brian F. O'Byrne - Rotten Tomatoes

Brian F. O'Byrne

Highest Rated:   91% Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Lowest Rated:   11% Season of the Witch (2011)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Ireland
First name is pronounced Bree'un. Grew up in a rural area in Ireland and was not exposed to theater or film in his youth (saw only three movies by age 17) and did not planto become an actor. Began acting in college because his two best friends were in theater. Won a green card in a lottery in 1989, which paved the way for his entrance to acting inthe U.S., where he joined the Irish Repertory Theatre and soon won a role in Philadelphia, Here I Come! Big break came when cast in Martin McDonagh's play The Beauty Queen of Leenane in Galway, Ireland, after the original actor became sick the third day of rehearsal; show debuted on Broadway in 1998. Dividestime equally between leadroles on Broadway (Doubt; Frozen;The Coast of Utopia) and supporting roles in TV (Oz; Brotherhood; FlashForward)and film (Million Dollar Baby; Bug; Before the Devil Knows You're Dead).

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
65% My Salinger Year
  • Hugh
2020
No Score Yet Sergio
  • Gil Loescher
2020
43% Sergio
  • Gil Loescher
2020
76% Jimmy's Hall
  • Commander O'Keefe
2015
77% Queen and Country
  • RSM Digby
2015
80% Medeas
  • Ennis
2014
11% Season of the Witch
  • Grandmaster
$24.9M 2011
45% Brooklyn's Finest
  • Ronny Rosario
$26.8M 2010
58% The International
  • The Consultant
$25.5M 2009
No Score Yet Amongst Women
  • Actor
2008
88% Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
  • Bobby
$7M 2007
42% No Reservations
  • Sean
$43.1M 2007
62% Bug
  • Dr. Sweet
$7.1M 2006
63% The New World
  • Lewes
$12.5M 2005
91% Million Dollar Baby
  • Ojciec HorvakFather Horvak
$100.5M 2004
59% Easy
  • Mick
2004
No Score Yet The Blackwater Lightship
  • Larry
2004
73% Intermission
  • Mick
$0.8M 2003
20% Disco Pigs
  • Runt's Dad
2003
69% The Grey Zone
  • Interrogator
2002
No Score Yet Mapmaker
  • Richie Markey
2001
64% Bandits
  • Darill Miller
$41.2M 2001
48% An Everlasting Piece
  • George
$9.6k 2001
No Score Yet Amongst Women
  • Actor
1998

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
36% Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector
2020
  • Actor
  • 2020
91% The Magicians
2016-2019
  • Guest
  • 2020
  • 2019
93% Manhunt
2017-2020
  • Frank McAlpine
  • 2020
  • 2017
86% Hatton Garden
2019
  • Basil
  • 2019
35% Nightflyers
2018
  • Auggie
  • 2018
73% Mercy Street
2016-2017
  • Allan Pinkerton
  • 2017
77% Aquarius
2015-2016
  • Ken Karn
  • 2016
  • 2015
80% Saints & Strangers
2015
  • John Billington
  • 2015
46% The Bastard Executioner
2015
  • Erik Ventris
  • 2015
84% Prime Suspect
2011-2012
  • Det. Reg Duffy
  • 2012
  • 2011
81% Mildred Pierce
2011
  • Bert Pierce
  • 2011
No Score Yet Medium
2005-2011
  • Clark Kerwin
  • 2010
80% FlashForward
2009-2010
  • Aaron Stark
  • 2010
  • 2009
80% Brotherhood
2006-2008
  • Colin Carr Colin
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • 2007
78% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Liam Connors
  • 2005
89% Oz
1997-2003
  • Padraic Connelly
  • 2001
No Score Yet Maude
1972-1978
  • Sidney
  • 1976
No Score Yet Lincoln
  • The Bone Collector

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