David O'Hara

Biography: Seizing on the idea of an acting career while in high school, David O'Hara left Scotland to pursue the craft at the age of 17, studying at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. The dark-haired actor made his feature debut in a small part in Bill Forsyth's Comfort and Joy (1984) and played a Scottish boy in The Monocled Mutineer (BBC, 1986), his first effort for the small screen.Among David's stage performances, he portrayed Tybalt in a 1986 open air production of Romeo and Juliet and three years later took his turn in the play's more challenging role of Mercutio. His big break came as Stephen, the rampaging Irishman who joins forces with William Wallace (Mel Gibson), in Braveheart (1995). Two years later, he was co-starring opposite Helen Mirren as a slightly independent policeman in Granada Television's Prime Suspect V: Errors in Judgment which aired on PBS' Masterpiece Theatre. That same year (1997), David was very busy appearing in Alan J. Pakula's The Devil's Own; heSeizing on the idea of an acting career while in high school, David O'Hara left Scotland to pursue the craft at the age of 17, studying at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. The dark-haired actor made his feature debut in a small part in Bill Forsyth's Comfort and Joy (1984) and played a Scottish boy in The Monocled Mutineer (BBC, 1986), his first effort for the small screen.Among David's stage performances, he portrayed Tybalt in a 1986 open air production of Romeo and Juliet and three years later took his turn in the play's more challenging role of Mercutio. His big break came as Stephen, the rampaging Irishman who joins forces with William Wallace (Mel Gibson), in Braveheart (1995). Two years later, he was co-starring opposite Helen Mirren as a slightly independent policeman in Granada Television's Prime Suspect V: Errors in Judgment which aired on PBS' Masterpiece Theatre. That same year (1997), David was very busy appearing in Alan J. Pakula's The Devil's Own; he was the romantic foil to Janeane Garofalo in The Matchmaker; he portrayed a biker in the Scottish film The Slab Boys and finally, he also portrayed Bill Sykes in /i>The Wonderful World of Disney adaptation of Oliver Twist (ABC). Expand

David O'Hara's Scores

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Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 86 The Departed
Lowest Metascore: 13 Golf in the Kingdom
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
10 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
21 Reach Me Nov 21, 2014 Dominic / Thumper 6.0
tbd Color Me Obsessed: A Film About The Replacements Nov 16, 2011 Associate Producer 9.0
50 Cowboys & Aliens Jul 29, 2011 Pat Dolan 6.0
13 Golf in the Kingdom Jul 29, 2011 Shivas Irons 0.5
64 Wanted Jun 27, 2008 Mr. X 6.2
86 The Departed Oct 6, 2006 Fitzy 8.1
49 Tristan and Isolde Jan 13, 2006 Donnchadh 8.2
62 Stander Aug 6, 2004 Allan Heyl 8.7
48 Janice Beard May 10, 2002 O'Brien 6.0
62 Fever Feb 2, 2001 Will 10
53 The Devil's Own Mar 26, 1997 Martin MacDuf 8.6