Spot - Short Film

Cormac McDonagh


Height: 5’ 10”

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Date of Birth:  21/05/81

Playing age: 25-35


Selected Theatre Experience:  Othello - Abbey Theatre, Bouncers, The Quare Fellow, Misteir Ag An Chaislean, Riddley Walker

Selected Film Experience: Davin (feature), Spot (short), 32a (feature)

Selected TV Experience: Game of Thrones (S4 Ep.8), Uncle Max Goes Swimming, Red Rock


Accents: Regional Irish, English (RP, Cockney),  Scottish, American (NY, California, Southern) - proficient in most accents


Qualifications and Training

  • Winner of the IAG showcase - Monologue Section (2014)
  • Lambert Puppet Theatre, Dublin (2008-13)
  • Focus Theatre, Dublin (2006-07)
  • National Film School, IADT Dun Laoghaire (1999-02)
  • National Performing Arts School, Dublin (1997-98)
  • Millbank Youth Theatre, Dublin (1988-97)



Award-Winning Writer/Producer, Experienced Puppeteer, Jeet Kune Do, Gym, Golf, Harmonica (basic), Badminton and Full Driving Licence



Cormac started performing at age seven in The Millbank Theatre in his hometown of Rush, Co. Dublin. He has a Diploma from the National Film School. In 2013, he starred in, as well as wrote and co-produced, award-winning short comedy Spot. His theatre credits include the title role in Riddley Walker (Red Kettle) and his critically acclaimed role as Prisoner B in The Quare Fellow (New Theatre). Cormac was a reisdent puppeteer with Lambert Puppet Theatre for 5 years and wrote and produced the 2012 production of Sinbad. Film and TV credits include Game of Thrones, 32A and upcoming feature film Davin.