Gerard McSorley is an Irish character actor who is most popular for portraying the roles of bad guys in the movies. He was born in 1950 in Country Tyrone, Nothern Ireland. His acting career started in Dublin theaters where he was a member of Dublin's Abbey Players, Ireland's national theater company. He made his film debut in the movie "Danny Boy" by Neil Jordan. He later acted for Jim Sheridan on his movie "In the Name of the Father." After that, he played bits and supporting roles on more Sheridan movies such as "Some Mother's Son," "The Boxer," "Agnes Browne," and "Bloody Sunday." He is also an accomplished voice talent, narrating the film "Dancing at Lughnasa" and the Irish documentary "In Search of Ancient Ireland." His most impressive performance was in the film "Omagh" which earned him the Best Actor award in the Irish Film and Television Awards, Monte-Carlo TV Festival, and Royal Television Society.
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