Stephen Rea

Stephen Rea

actor, writer

Born October 31, 1946 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Stephen Rea was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He attended Belfast High School and the Queen's University, where he studied English. He later trained at the Abbey Theatre School in Dublin. In 1970s, he acted in the Focus Company in Dublin with the talented Gabriel Byrne and Colm Meaney. After several stage, television and film appearances, he came to international success with his performance in The Crying Game (1992). He was nominated an Oscar for Best Actor.

BAFTA TV AwardBest Supporting Actor The Honorable Woman Season 1 (2015)

Filmography

Connections

  • Charles Dickens

    Charles Dickens

  • Sophie Okonedo

    Sophie Okonedo

  • Dougray Scott

    Dougray Scott

  • Ian Hart

    Ian Hart

  • Sophie Rundle

    Sophie Rundle

  • Neil Jordan

    Neil Jordan

  • Lindsay Duncan

    Lindsay Duncan

  • Alexandra Moen

    Alexandra Moen

  • Pauline Collins

    Pauline Collins

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Documentary
  • Western
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama