Fred McCloskey


Height: 6’2’’

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Brown

Singing voice: Bass Baritone

Playing Age: 44-55

Selected Theatre Experience: Riverside Drive, The Prince of Denmark, Waiting for Godot, Dancing at Lughnasa, The Original Night of Frances Fahy, A Galway Girl, Animal Farm

Selected Film Experience: The Country Woman, The Gaelic Curse, Sing Street, The Sea (Samson Films), Stay (Amerique/442 Films), The Girl (Green Sky Productions), Jack Taylor (Magma Films)

Selected TV Experience:  Penny Dreadful S.3, Rebellion, Ros na Run, Rasai na Gailliamhe, Storyland RTE - Lucky Run    


Accents: Good ear for most accents

Languages: Fluent Irish speaker


Qualifications and Training

  • Training in Mime, Movement and Dance with Rod Goodall (ex-Footsbarn Theatre and former pupil of Jacques leCoq; 1991-1995)

  • Trained in Stanislavski method under Mikhail Mokeev and Albert Burov, Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow (1998)



Guitar, Full Driving Licence, Sword and Stunt Skills 



Fred has been working as a professional actor and musician for over 15 years. He is passionate about acting and wants to be involved in quality productions, working with people who are as driven as he is in creating the best work possible. He loves the buzz and fun on a film set, but when its time to work there is no one more focused and professional than him.