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Ian McElhinney

1948-08-19 Belfast, Northern Ireland

Image of Ian McElhinney


Ian McElhinney (born 19 August 1948) is a Northern Irish actor and director. He has appeared in many television series in a career spanning more than forty years; notable appearances include Taggart, Hornblower, Cold Feet, and The Tudors. In recent times his best known roles are as Barristan Selmy in Game of Thrones, Morgan Monroe in The Fall, and Granda Joe in Derry Girls.


The Boys in the Boat Elderly Joe Rantz 2023-12-25
The Last Rifleman Tom Malcolmson 2023-12-07
Andor: A Disney+ Day Special Look General Jan Dodonna (archive footage) (uncredited) 2022-09-08
Father Father 2019-07-13
Zoo Mr. Shawcross 2018-06-08
Dave Allen at Peace Priest 2018-04-02
Bad Day for the Cut Eamon 2017-10-20
The Journey Rory O'Suaird 2017-03-30
To Be Frank Carson Self 2017-12-27
Sacrifice D.I. McKie 2016-04-29
The Truth Commissioner James Fenton 2016-02-26
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story General Dodonna 2016-12-14
A Patch of Fog Freddie Clarke 2015-09-11
The Death of a Projectionist Gerry 2015-07-12
Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience Barristan Selmy 2015-01-29
Wodehouse In Exile Major Cussen 2013-03-25
Bomb Squad Men: The Long Walk Narrator 2012-04-05
Titanic: Born in Belfast Narrator 2012-01-01
Brendan Smyth: Betrayal of Trust Abbot Smith 2011-03-13
Leap Year Priest 2010-01-08
Make it New John John 2010-01-01
An Old Fashioned Christmas Sean 2010-12-11
Three Wise Women David 2010-12-14
Scapegoat H. A. McVeigh QC 2009-10-26
Triage Ivan 2009-11-13
Clay Father O'Mahoney 2008-03-30
City of Ember Builder 2008-10-07
Closing the Ring Cathal Thomas 2007-09-14
Omagh Stanley McCombe 2005-03-23
Hornblower: Loyalty Captain Hammond 2003-01-05
Mapmaker Sergeant Devlin 2001-12-01
Hornblower: Retribution Captain Hammond 2001-04-15
Borstal Boy Verreker 2001-03-22
The King's Wake Athairne 2000-01-01
Durango Vestor McCarthy 1999-04-25
Silicone Valerie 1998-01-01
Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant Captain Hammond 1998-11-18
Touch and Go Clive Bevan 1998-09-15
This Is the Sea Da Stokes 1997-09-15
The Boxer Reggie Bell 1997-12-31
Hamlet Barnardo 1996-12-25
Michael Collins Belfast Detective 1996-10-25
The Boy from Mercury Brother Dowdall 1996-12-06
Small Faces 1996-04-05
Beyond Reason Smythe QC 1995-01-01
Life After Life Working out governor 1995-04-02
Blind Justice Father Malone 1994-06-25
A Breed of Heroes Father O'Browne 1994-09-04
Circle of Deceit Father Fergal 1993-10-16
You, Me & Marley Reggie Devine 1992-09-30
The Playboys Joe Cassidy 1992-04-22
Children of the North O'Hare 1991-10-30
Fools of Fortune Stranger 1990-06-20
Shoot to Kill ACC Trevor Forbes 1990-06-03
Who Bombed Birmingham? Sinn Fein leader 1990-04-22
The Grasscutter Brian Deeds 1990-01-01
Hidden Agenda Jack Cunnigham 1990-11-21
The Lilac Bus Billy 1990-01-01
Reefer and the Model Reefer 1988-08-05
The Rockingham Shoot John Reilly 1987-09-10
Naming the Names Mr McBride 1987-02-08
A Prayer for the Dying Lodger 1987-09-11
The End of the World Man Architect 1986-02-01
Shergar Damien 1986-03-23
Lamb Maguire 1986-10-10
Anne Devlin Maj. Sirr 1984-10-01
A Woman Calling Mr Burke 1984-01-01
Acceptable Levels Andy 1983-01-01
Angel Groom 1982-05-14