|Conleth Hill Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||November 24, 1964|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Conleth Hill is a well-distinguished Northern Irish actor who has performed in a number of theatre productions, TV shows, and movies. His popularity skyrocketed after he was cast as Varys in the fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones. Conleth has also been a part of various other shows like Casualty, Crown Prosecutor, The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle, Suits, Arthur & George, and 12 Monkeys.
Conleth Seamus Eoin Croiston Hill
Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Conleth Hill went to St MacNissi’s College, Garron Tower. Later, he graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama‘s acting programme in 1988.
- Father – Patsy Hill (News Cameraman)
- Mother – Marie (School Secretary)
- Siblings – Ronan (Younger Brother) (Sound Engineer). Conleth also has an older brother who is a cameraman and a sister who is a producer.
He is represented by Troika, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He has also revealed in an interview that he goes to the church on Sunday mornings.
Best Known For
- Appearing in various movies like Whatever Works (2009) as Brockman, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) as Bernard Sugden, Whole Lotta Sole (2012) as Barber, Keith Lemon: The Film (2012) as Delivery Man, A Patch of Fog (2015) as Sandy Duffy, and Official Secrets (2019) as Roger Alton
- Having been cast in a number of TV shows like Casualty (1988-1995) as Theo /Rob, Crown Prosecutor (1995) as Neville Osborn, The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (2007) as Jared, Game of Thrones (from 2011) as Varys, Suits (2103) as Edward Darby, Arthur & George (2015) as Sergeant Upton, Stan Lee‘s Lucky Man (2017) as Reverend Anthony Huxley, and 12 Monkeys (2018) as Interpol Agent Bonham
- Winning Olivier Award for Best Actor in 2001 for his performance in the two-hander play, Stones in His Pockets
In 1994, he made his feature film debut as Michael in the romantic drama movie, A Man You Don’t Meet Every Day.
First TV Show
He made his TV show appearance as Second Pupil in an episode of the comedy crime drama series, Boon, in 1988.
Conleth Hill Favorite Things
- Countryside Spot – Murlough Bay in County Antrim
- Spot In London – Café Koha in St Martin’s Court
Source – CountryAndTownHouse.co.uk
Conleth Hill Facts
- He grew up in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
- As of 2018, his brother, Ronan, had won 3 Emmy Awards for his work on Game of Thrones.
- His one of the dearest childhood memories is that of a circus which was held annually at a field near his house.
- He loves the people of Britain.
- Conleth gave his first paycheck to his teacher.
- Whenever he needs an escape, he goes to his garden.
- The traits he despises the most are bigotry and bullying.
- He enjoys reading.
- He wants his tombstone to read “We never thought he’d go.”
- Conleth Hill does not have any verified social media account.
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