Paul McGann

Actor, Clerical worker
This handsome, stage-trained English actor first made his name in the cult hit "Withnail and I" (1987), Bruce Robinson's wry look at the less "swinging" side of 1960s London. Paul McGann was Peter Marwood, the narrator ... Read more »
Born: 11/14/1959 in Liverpool, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (47)

Shark 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Narrator

Pressure 2015 (Movie)

Captain James Foley (Actor)

Ripper Street 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Luther 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lesbian Vampire Killers 2009 (Movie)

Vicar (Actor)

Gypo 2005 (Movie)

(Actor)

Kidnapped 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Lie with Me 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Love Soup 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sad Cypress 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Horatio Hornblower: Duty 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Horatio Hornblower: Loyalty 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Biographer 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

My Kingdom 2002 (Movie)

Dean (Actor)

Queen of the Damned 2002 (Movie)

David Talbot (Actor)

Catherine the Great 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Horatio Hornblower: Retribution 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Horatio Hornblower: The Mutiny 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Nature Boy 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The One That Got Away 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Downtime 1999 (Movie)

Rob (Actor)

Our Mutual Friend -- By Charles Dickens 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Fairytale - A True Story 1997 (Movie)

Arthur Wright (Actor)

Testament: The Bible in Animation 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Doctor Who 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Sharpe 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Three Musketeers 1993 (Movie)

Girard (Actor)

Afraid of the Dark 1992 (Movie)

Tony Dalton (Actor)

Alien3 1992 (Movie)

Golic (Actor)

Paper Mask 1991 (Movie)

Matthew Harris (Actor)

The Monk 1990 (Movie)

Father Lorenzo (Actor)

Dealers 1989 (Movie)

Daniel Pascoe (Actor)

Streets of Yesterday 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Rainbow 1989 (Movie)

Anton Skrebensky (Actor)

Tree of Hands 1989 (Movie)

Barry (Actor)

Drowning in the Shallow End 1988 (Movie)

Colin (Actor)

Withnail and I 1987 (Movie)

Marwood/I (Actor)

Catherine the Great (Movie)

Potemkin (Actor)

Collision (TV Show)

Actor

Forgotten (Movie)

Ben Turner (Actor)

If I Had You (TV Show)

Actor

Peaky Blinders (Tv Show)

Actor

Sleeping Murder (TV Show)

Actor

The Hanging Gale (TV Show)

Actor

The Musketeers (Tv Show)

Actor

The One That Got Away (Movie)

Chris Ryan (Actor)

Biography

This handsome, stage-trained English actor first made his name in the cult hit "Withnail and I" (1987), Bruce Robinson's wry look at the less "swinging" side of 1960s London. Paul McGann was Peter Marwood, the narrator and character who matures as he finally becomes a working actor.

Relationships

Jake McGann

Son
born c. 1991

Joseph McGann

Son
born c. 1989

Joe McGann

Brother
born on July 24, 1958

John McGann

Brother
twin of Joseph died shortly after birth c. 1957

Joseph McGann

Brother
twin of John died shortly after birth c. 1957

Mark McGann

Brother
born on July 12, 1961

Stephen McGann

Brother
born on February 2, 1963

Claire McGann

Sister
born on September 9, 1965

Anne Milner

Wife

Catherine Zeta-Jones Actor

Companion
Co-starred in the A&E movie "Catherine the Great" (1995) No longer together

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

London , England 1978 - 1981

attended a Jesuit-run grammar school in Liverpool, England

Milestones

2002

Cast as a vampire hunter in "Queen of the Damned"

2001

Appeared as Lt. Bush in "Horatio Hornblower: The Mutiny" and "Horatio Hornblower: Retribution"; aired on A&E in the USA

1998

Returned to the British stage in a production of Snoo Wilson's play "Sabina"

1998

Acted in a British TV remake of "Our Mutual Friend"

1997

Portrayed the father of a young girl who claimed to have made photographs of fairies in the fact-based "Fairytale - A True Story"

1996

Cast as Bassanio in a Channel 4 production of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice"

1996

Had title role of "Dr. Who" in TV movie/pilot for Fox Network

1995

Co-starred with brothers Joe, Mark and Stephen in the BBC TV series "The Hanging Gale"

1992

Had featured role in "Alien3"

1989

Starred opposite Rebecca DeMornay in "Dealers"

1987

Cast in first US film, Steven Spielberg's "Empire of the Sun"

1987

Made screen debut as "I" in "Withnail and I"

1987

Had first "break" as regular on BBC series "The Monocled Mutineer"

1986

Played Jack Worthing in British TV production of "The Importance of Being Earnest"

1983

Early TV work in British series "Give Us a Break"

1981

Had first professional job as John the Baptist in "Godspell" at the Nottingham Playhouse

Appeared with brothers Joe, Mark and Stephen in stage production of "Yakety Yak"

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