Finbar Lynch

Finbar Lynch

Finbar Lynch Wikipedia.

Finbar Lynch began his career on the Dublin stage in the 1980’s.   He played with Niall Toibin in “Mass Appeal” directed by Geraldine Fitzgerald.   He went on then to be in the long running “Glenroe” on Irish television.   He has since spent most of his career working in Britain.   he had a major role on TV in “Small World”.   He has featured in “Mind Games” and “To Kill A King”.   Recently he has been on television in “Proof”.   He is frequently on the stage in the West End.   He is the long time partner of actress Niamh Cusack.   To view article on Finbar Lynch, please click here.

“Wikipedia” entry:

Lynch was born in Dublin, and at the age of 11, moved with his family to the village of InverinCounty Galway where his father ran a clothing factory under a scheme to encourage business investment in Gaeltacht areas. Lynch has 2 brothers.

Back in Dublin at the age of 18, Lynch doorknocked local theatres seeking acting work, but was turned down due to lack of experience. Working as a stagehand, he successfully auditioned for a minor role in the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire, which started off his acting career. In 1999, Lynch was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play andDrama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his performance as Canary Jim in the Broadway run of the rediscovered Tennessee Williams play Not About Nightingales.

 Lynch’s television work includes recurring appearances in the soap opera GlenroeProofBreathless and the miniseries Small World; as well as minor appearances in Waking the DeadDalziel and PascoeInspector George GentlyDCI BanksGame of Thrones and Foyle’s War.

Lynch is married to the actress Niamh Cusack

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