John Colleary


Height: 5’ 11”

Hair: Brown and Grey

Eyes: Green 

Playing age: 45 - 55


Selected Film Experience: The Man Who Invented Christmas, Fragile, The Boring Diary of Frances Noone, Hector, Jimmy's Hall, Get Up And Go, End of the Reel, Dead Happy

Selected TV Experience: Bridget & Eamon, Irish Pictorial (comedy series), Headwreckers (comedy series), The Savage Eye (comedy series), Naked Camera (comedy series)

Selected Advertisement Experience: Bord Gais Ad 

Accents: Irish (Northern and Southern), English (Northern and Southern), and most American accents


Qualifications and Training


Guitar, Swimming, and Full Driving Licence 


John is a well known, experienced actor, stand-up comedian, and writer. He has performed at Kilkenny Cat Laughs, The Vodafone Comedy Carnival, and The Galway Comedy Festival in the last few years. He has written and starred in IFTA nominated shows - The Savage Eye and Irish Pictorial Weekly. He also appears long side Tommy Tiernan in a comedy sketch on the Tommy Tiernan Saturday Night Chat Show, plus he is a regular in the series ‘Bridget and Eamon’. As well as comedy, John has appeared in straight roles in recent feature films. Most recently, he has worked with Jake Gavin on Hector, and Ken Loach on Jimmy’s Hall.