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      Peter McDonald

      Peter McDonald

      Highest Rated: 95% The Delivered (2019)

      Lowest Rated: 19% Blow Dry (2001)

      Birthday: Jan 28, 1972

      Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

      This attractive, stage-trained light-haired actor broke through with his understated performance as a recently released criminal forced to collaborate with Brendan Gleeson's irascible Bunny at the behest of a crime lord in the underrated and unjustly overlooked Irish film "I Went Down" (1998). Dublin native Peter McDonald began his career in earnest in fringe theater while studying at University College. He made his film acting debut in the little-seen "Have You Ever Heard of Jimi Hendrix," as an alcoholic busker obsessed with the American rock star but it was "I Went Down" (which was a box-office hit in Ireland) that made audiences and others take notice. McDonald subsequently played an Australian who agrees to accompany a sea captain (Bob Hoskins) to the Arctic in "Captain Jack" (also 1998) and reteamed with the actor for Atom Egoyan's "Felicia's Journey" (1999). McDonald also reunited with co-star Gleeson and scriptwriter Conor McPherson for the latter's directorial debut "Salt Water" (2000), an adaptation of the play "This Lime Tree Bower."

      Highest rated movies

      The Delivered
      Wreckers
      The Damned United
      Felicia's Journey
      The Batman
      I Went Down
      The Stag
      Nora

      Photos

      Peter McDonald FELICIA'S JOURNEY, Atom Egoyan directs Peter McDonald and Elaine Cassidy, 1999. THE DAMNED UNITED, Peter McDonald, 2009. ©Sony Pictures THE DAMNED UNITED, Peter McDonald (left of center), Stephen Graham (front right), 2009. ©Sony Pictures THE DAMNED UNITED, from left: Peter McDonald, Stephen Graham, Mark Cameron, Tom Ramsbottom, 2009. ©Sony Pictures THE DAMNED UNITED, from left: Peter McDonald, Stephen Graham, Mark Cameron, 2009. Ph: Laurie Sparham/©Sony Pictures Classics THE OPPORTUNISTS, Peter McDonald, Christopher Walken, 2000, (c)First Look Pictures BLOW DRY, Heidi Klum, Peter McDonald, 2000, (c) Miramax THE OPPORTUNISTS, Peter McDonald, Christopher Walken, 2000, (c) First Look Pictures I WENT DOWN, Peter McDonald, 1997. ©Artisan Entertainment I WENT DOWN, Peter McDonald, Brendan Gleeson, 1997. ©Artisan Entertainment THE BACHELOR WEEKEND, (aka THE STAG), from left: Michael Legge, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald, Andrew Scott, Andrew Bennett, Brian Gleeson, 2013. ©Arrow Film Distributors

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      85% 87% The Batman Kenzie (Character) $369.3M 2022
      95% 48% The Delivered The High Sheriff for the Council of State (Character) - 2019
      53% 36% England Is Mine Peter Morrissey (Character) - 2017
      79% 48% The Stag The Machine (Character),
      Screenwriter
      - 2013
      92% 54% Wreckers Gary (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet 61% Pentecost Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 2011
      92% 85% The Damned United Johnny Giles (Character) $449.6K 2009
      No Score Yet 34% The Headsman Georg (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spin the Bottle Tomo (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ape Screenwriter - 2002
      19% 55% Blow Dry Vincent (Character) $637.8K 2001
      40% 67% Some Voices Dave (Character) - 2000
      60% 58% When Brendan Met Trudy Brendan (Character) $132.4K 2000
      64% 38% Nora Stanislaus Joyce (Character) $12.3K 2000
      54% 46% The Opportunists Michael Lawler (Character) $581.1K 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Saltwater Frank Beneventi (Character) - 2000
      88% 71% Felicia's Journey Johnny (Character) $819.9K 1999
      No Score Yet 83% Captain Jack Andy Watts (Character) - 1998
      84% 86% I Went Down Git Hynes (Character) $447.9K 1997

      TV

      Credit
      64% 82% This Town Eamonn Quinn (Character) 2024
      No Score Yet 80% Mandy Dr Gould (Character) 2022
      No Score Yet 20% Hollington Drive David (Character) 2021
      80% 89% Finding Joy Canine Aidan (Character) 2018 2020
      79% 76% Dublin Murders Jonathan Devlin (Character) 2019
      No Score Yet 95% Moone Boy Liam Moone (Character) 2012 2014-2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mayday Unknown (Character) 2013
      38% No Score Yet Titanic Jim McDonald (Character) 2012
      82% 96% Tales From the Crypt Director 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wings Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      32% No Score Yet That Was Then Unknown (Guest Star)