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Ciaran Byrne

SAG-AFTRA, AEA Actor

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Manhattan, NY, United States

Union Membership:

SAG-AFTRA, Equity

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

35-45

Ethnicities:

Caucasian

Attributes:

  • Male (gender),
  • 5' 8" (height),
  • 160 lbs (weight),
  • Average (build),
  • Brown Hair (hair),
  • Green Eyes (eyes)

Representation:

Manager

  • Harden-Curtis Associates
  • 212 977 8502
  • 214 W.29th St.,
  • Suite 1203
  • New York, 10001

Skills:

Dialects upon request, Dialect Coach (Irish), Ear Prompter, Carpenter/Plasterer, Bartender, Gaelic/Irish Football, Soccer.   

Roles:

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Moment (by Deirdre Kinahan) Helen Hayes Awards Nomination for Outstanding Production.
Dave Blake
Ethan McSweeney
Studio Theatre, D.C.
The Night Alive (Regional)
Doc
Tracy Brigden
City Theater, Pittsburgh
Observe the Sons of Ulster... (Regional)
John Millen
Matt Torney
Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre (PICT)
Juno and the Paycock (Off Broadway)
Needle Nugent
Charlotte Moore
The Irish Repertory Theatre
The Freedom of the City (Off Broadway)
Priest
Ciaran O'Reilly
The Irish Repertory Theatre
Blood (by Black 47's Larry Kirwan)
James Connolly
Kira Simring
The Cell Theatre, NYC
Painting His Wings (by Sinead Daly)
Paul
Heather Lanza
New York Fringe Festival
Stoopdreamer (with Dorothy Lyman)
Billy Coffey
Kira Simring
The Cell Theatre, NYC
The Lobby (by Don Creedon)
Tock
Eric Tucker. Adam Fitzgerald
Workshop
The McGowan Trilogy (by Seamus Scanlon)
Doyle
1st Irish Annual Play Festival
Origin Theatre Company
The Big Five O
Tom
Don Creedon
Irish Arts Center
Ya Heard Me
Yore
Sam French Fest. Finalist, NYC
My Left Foot (Showcase)
Christy Brown
Jennifer Gelfer
Abingdon Theatre
Doubt: A Parable
Father Flynn
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Lone Star Grace (by Suzanne Bradbeer)
Kenneth Fanin
Giovanna Sardelli
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Twelfth Night
Fabian
Lisa Rothe
Seaside Shakespeare
The Dumb Waiter
Gus
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Some Like it Hot (with Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara)
Ensemble
Nantucket Film Festival
Wait Until Dark
Harry Roat
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Beyond Therapy
Bob Lansky
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Much Ado About Nothing
Dogberry
Rusty Owen
Seaside Shakespeare
Scrooge & Marley: A Christmas Carol
Bob Cratchit
Meredith Martin
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
American Interlude (by Scott Brooks)
Jack
Meredith Martin
Winner, Nantucket Play Fest.
The Crucifixion of Moe and Ira
Moe
Winner, Nantucket Play Fest.
The Graduate
Ensemble
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Flying Object
Paul
Finalist, Nantucket Play Fest.
Making Ends Meet
Mark
Nantucket Play Festival
Nantucket Comedy Improv
Troupe
Nantucket Improv Troupe

Film

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Trifles For A Massacre
Lead
Festival de Cannes
Remains
Lead
SXSW Film Festival
Tattered
Lead
New Sponge Media
Fear A Following
Lead
Winner Felder Film Fest. (Charleston, SC)
The Grey Lady
Supporting
Plum TV, 48 Hour Film Project

Television

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Public Morals
Co-Star
Edward Burns/Steven Spielberg prod.
TNT
Wonder the Beyond
Principal
Pilot (NYC)

Online & Multimedia

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
In Between Men
Co-Star
New York Television Festival

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Theatre Royal Haymarket Annex
Jennifer Gelfer
Master Class
NYC
2011 -'13
Beverly Hills Playhouse
Jennifer Gelfer
Advanced Scene Study
NYC
2010 -'11
Atlantic Acting School
Karen Kohlaas
Audition Technique
NYC
2009 -'10
HB Studio
Lorraine Serabian
Advanced Scene Study
NYC
2008 -'09

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • Recurring on "Public Morals." Edward Burns/Steven Spielberg prod. TNT
  • Festival de Cannes Official Selection: Trifles For A Massacre
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Best Of Theatre: The Night Alive
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette Best Of Theatre Honorable Mention: Observe The Sons Ulster Marching Towards The Somme.
  • New York Times Critics Pick, Wall Street Journal Honorable Mention & Winner of the Joe A. Callaway Award: Juno and the Paycock, with J. Smith-Cameron, Irish Rep.
  • New York Times Critics Pick & Wall Street Journal's Best Of Theatre: The Freedom of the City, with Joseph Sikora & Cara Seymour, Irish Rep.
  • Dialogue Coach to Michael Douglas on Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, Solitary Man, Rob Reiner's And So It Goes, and to Jonah Hill in True Story.
  • Directed Conor McPherson's "The Seafarer" at Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, Artistic Dir. John Shea
  • Acting Coach for United Cerebral Palsy of NYC's awareness film,"Basic Rights."