Spotlight: BILL MURPHY


BILL MURPHY by Ste Murray
Photo: Ste Murray
23 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone: 00 353 879603138
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:11st. 6lb. (73kg)
Playing Age:50 - 60 years
Eye Colour:Blue-Grey
Hair Colour:Grey
Hair Length:Shaved
Facial Hair:Full Set
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Melodious

About me:

Finished shooting 'Vikings Valhalla' for Netflix, playing the character Odger. Abbey calling with our national theatre is in the can, next up a short film directed by Frank Kelly called Sacred Heart in which I play the male lead. More on this later.

Film Short Film Stage Television Voice Over
2020, Film, Officer Jonas, This Nan's Life, Merlin Films/Damien Jones Films/Warner Bros, Josie Rourke
2010, Film, Jack, The Cabin, Hallmark Films, Brian Trenchard Smith
2008, Film, Tom Cleary, Savage, SP Films, Brenden Muldowney
2001, Film, Dr Wilson, Beauty Of Darkness, Black Cat Films, Kealan O'Rourke
2000, Film, Andy, Dance With The Devil, Black Cat Films, Kealan O'Rourke
2000, Film, Mr Mulcahy, Not Afraid Not Afraid, Fearless Films, Annette Caducci
1999, Film, Kurt, Blind Mice, RTE, Nick McGinley
1999, Film, Micky, Moving Target, Showtime USA, Paul Ziller
1999, Film, Paddy Kelly, My Brothers War, HBO Pictures, James Brolin
1999, Film, Barry, Ordinary Decent Criminal, Little Bird Productions, Thaddeus O'Sullivan
1999, Film, Jack Hall, Space Jacked, Showtime USA, Jeremiah Cullinane
2017, Film, Jimmy, Window Over The City, J.J. Caines
Short Film
2018, Short Film, Sean, Close to nothing at all, German TV, Lisa Maria Brockli
2010, Short Film, Narrator, TV Dinner, Two Fish Productions, Ivan Mac Mahon
2008, Short Film, The Bald Man, If I Should Fall Bbehind, Tilted Pictures/Fastnet Films, Morgan Bushe
2020, Stage, Ensemble piece, Narrator/Singer, Abbey Calling, Abbey Theatre Dublin, Graham McLaren
2020, Stage, Patrick J A Nolan, Dear Ireland, Abbey Theatre Dublin, Graham McLaren
2019, Stage, Mr Brennan / Reg/ Gustav, The Country Girls, Abbey Theatre Dublin, Graham McLaren
2017, Stage, Da, Once, Landmark Productions, John Tiffany
2016, Stage, DA, Once the Musical, Landmark Prouductions Ireland, John Tiffany
2015, Stage, DA, Once the Musical, Mark Rubinstein Productions & Landmark Productions, John Tiffany
2013, Stage, Walter/O'Brian, Threepenny Opera, The Gate Theatre Dublin, Wayne Jordan
2012, Stage, Seyton/Witch/Old man, Macbeth, Second Age theatre company, David Horan
2008, Stage, Belles Father, Beauty and the Beast, Gaiety Theatre Dublin, Carole Todd
2007, Stage, Bird Catcher/Bass Solo/Ensamble, Sweeney Todd, Gate Theatre Dublin, Selina Cartmell
2005, Stage, Tony Baleri, A View From The Bridge, Gate Theatre Dublin, Mark Brokaw
2005, Stage, Sgt Tinley/Speaker, The Plough And The Stars, Barbican Theatre London, Ben Barnes
2004, Stage, Bob Cratchit/Ghost Of Marley, A Christmas Carol, National Tour, Brian Merriman
2003, Stage, Sgt Tinley/Speaker 2002-2003, The Plough And The Stars, Abbey Theatre Dublin, Ben Barnes
2002, Stage, Various Roles, The Chastitute, Edward Farrell Productions, Terry Byrne
2001, Stage, Daddy Warbucks 2001-2002, Annie, Tivoli Theatre Dublin, Noel MacDonagh
2001, Stage, Tybalt, Romeo And Juliet, Pavillon Theatre Dublin, Louise Hebden
2001, Stage, Various Roles, The Chastitute, Gaiety Theatre, Terry Byrne
2000, Stage, Giant 1999-2000, Jack And The Beanstalk, Gaiety Theatre Dublin, Noel MacDonagh
1998, Stage, William Dee, The Field, Punchbag Theatre Galway, David Quinn
2020, Television, Odger, Vikings Valhalla, MGM/Netflix, Niels Arden Oplev
2012, Television, Bremner, Titanic Blood and Steel, Titanic Films, Ciaran Donnelly
2011, Television, Narrator, Outlaw Concy Ryan, Two Hungry Fish Productions, Ivan McMahon
2009, Television, Ford, Jack Taylor(The Guards), Magma/Finder Films, Stuart Orme
2006, Television, Fr.Dawson, Legend, RTE, Charlie McCarthy
2005, Television, Commander Mike Malone, Fallout, RTE, David Caffery
2003, Television, Nick Barret, Fair City, RTE, Niall Matthews
2001, Television, Sgt. Malone, On Home Ground, BBC/RTE, Kieran Donnelly
1998, Television, Dave, Home, Igloo Films, Colette Mullan
1997, Television, Gravedigger, Ireland 1848, RTE, Stephen Woods
1995, Television, Doorman, Family, BBC Television/RTE, Micheal Winterbottom
Voice Over
2013, Voice Over, Athlone Muesum Battle of the Boyne
2012, Voice Over, Irish Cancer Society
2012, Voice Over, Safety Announcment Helix Theatre Macbeth
2009, Voice Over, Tesco Soup
2008, Voice Over, Saftey Announcement gaiety theatre
2007, Voice Over, 11890 Saved, 11890


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York*, American-Southern States*, American-Standard*, Australian, Belfast*, Cockney*, Cork*, Donegal*, Dublin*, French, German, Irish RP, Irish-Northern*, Irish-Southern*, Italian, Kerry*, RP*, Scottish-Standard*, Trans-Atlantic
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Gaelic*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Bagpipes, Ballad, Baritone*, Bass-Baritone*, Bel canto baritone, Blues*, Cabaret Dancing*, Choral Singing, Folk Singing*, Guitar*, Jazz Singing*, Mandolin
Performance:Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Drama, Dubbing, Live Roleplay, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Professional Singer, Role Play, Singer-Professional, Story Telling, Street Theatre, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Aikido, Boxing*, Cycling, Kayak, Martial Arts*, Pool, Running*, Stage Combat*, Swimming*, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence, Motorcycle Licence
Other Skills:Improvisation, Life Saving, Narration, Reiki, Story Telling


Deirdre O Connell,focus theatre dublin.