Adrian Dunbar

Actor, Screenwriter, Musician
This handsome, aquiline-featured actor moved from his native Northern Ireland to London, where he got his dramatic schooling and made his film debut in the short "Unusual Ground Floor Conversation" (1987). Dunbar ... Read more »
Born: 07/31/1958 in United Kingdom

Filmography

Actor (31)

A Woman's Guide to Adultry 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Good Vibrations 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Eye of the Dolphin 2007 (Movie)

Hawk (Actor)

Child of Mine 2005 (Movie)

Alfie Palmer (Actor)

Kidnapped 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Mickybo and Me 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

Murder in Mind 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Triggermen 2003 (Movie)

Andy (Actor)

How Harry Became A Tree 2001 (Movie)

George (Actor)

Shooters 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Thanks For The Memories 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Wild About Harry 2001 (Movie)

Harry's Lawyer (Actor)

The Wedding Tackle 2000 (Movie)

Mr Mac (Actor)

The General 1998 (Movie)

Noel Curley (Actor)

Innocent Lies 1995 (Movie)

Alan Cross (Actor)

Richard III 1995 (Movie)

Corporal James Tyrell (Actor)

The Near Room 1995 (Movie)

Charlie Colquhoun (Actor)

Cracker: The Mad Woman in the Attic 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Cruel Train 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

Inspector Morse, Series VII: Dead on Time 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Widow's Peak 1994 (Movie)

Godfrey (Actor)

The Crying Game 1992 (Movie)

Maguire (Actor)

The Playboys 1992 (Movie)

Mick (Actor)

Hear My Song 1991 (Movie)

Mickey O'Neill (Actor)

Dealers 1989 (Movie)

Lennox Mayhew (Actor)

My Left Foot 1989 (Movie)

Peter (Actor)

A World Apart 1988 (Movie)

Le Roux (Actor)

Drowning in the Shallow End 1988 (Movie)

John (Actor)

The Dawning 1988 (Movie)

Captain Rankin (Actor)

Unusual Ground Floor Conversation 1986 (Movie)

Alan Simpson (Actor)

The Blue Boy (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)

Hear My Song 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

This handsome, aquiline-featured actor moved from his native Northern Ireland to London, where he got his dramatic schooling and made his film debut in the short "Unusual Ground Floor Conversation" (1987). Dunbar appeared in many stage productions ("Real Dreams", "The Danton Affair", "Ourselves Along", "Pope's Wedding" and "By the Border") while also building up his films credits. He appeared in supporting roles in the British-made dramas "A World Apart" and "The Dawning" (both 1988), played one of Daniel Day-Lewis' many brothers in "My Left Foot" (1989), and began earning larger roles in the dramas "Dealers" and "Drowning in the Shallow End" (both British-made, 1989).

Relationships

Madaleine Dunbar

Daughter
born in 1987 mother Anna Nygh

Anna Nygh Actor

Wife
married c. 1986

EDUCATION

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

London , England

Milestones

2007

Co-starred in the indie film, "Eye of the Dolphin"

2005

Appeared in the re-staging of "The Quatermass Experiment" (BBC4)

2002

Was featured in "Shooters" with Gerard Butler and Matthew Rhys

2001

Co-starred with Colm Meaney, playing a pub owner and storekeeper, in "How Harry Became a Tree"

2000

Reteamed with Brendan Gleeson for "Wild About Harry"

1998

Co-starred with Brendan Gleeson in "The General", about real life Irish criminal Martin Cahill

1997

Supported Jennifer Ehle in the British miniseries "Melissa"

1995

Portrayed Tyrell in Richard Loncraine's modern-day adaptation of "Richard III", featuring Ian McKellen

1994

Appeared in the feature "Widow's Peak"

1994

Co-starred in the TV production "The Blue Boy", featuring Emma Thompson

1992

Had supporting role in "The Playboys"

1992

Co-starred in "The Crying Game"

1991

First leading role in "Hear My Song"; also co-wrote screenplay with director Peter Chelsom

1988

Played first notable feature film role in "A World Apart"

1987

Acted in the short film, "Unusual Ground Floor Conversation"

1985

Met Peter Chelsom in Liverpool when both were members of the Royal Court Theater Company

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