Diarmaid Murtagh

Diarmaid Murtagh
Diarmaid Murtagh

Diarmaid Murtagh is a native of Co Cavan.   He began acting while a student in university in Dublin.   He began his screen career in the RTE series “The Clinic” and features with George Clooney in “The Monuments Men”.

Profile from “The Agency”:

Diarmaid will next appear in Dracula Untold alongside Dominic Cooper and Luke Evans. His other most recent credits include The Monuments Men directed by George Clooney, starring Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett, The Wrong Mans for the BBC and the feature film Good People with Kate Hudson and James Franco, directed by Henrik Ruben Genz.

A native of Kingscourt, County Cavan, Diarmaid began acting in student shows at DCU while studying for a business degree. He went on to study at the Gaiety School of Acting for four years.

Diramaid’s theatre credits include I, Keano (Lane Productions), as well as There Came a Gypsy Riding and Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme with Livin’ Dred Theatre company. He has also appeared in An Ideal Husband, Macbeth,Christ Deliver Us and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, all with the prestigious  Abbey Theatre.

A fluent Irish speaker, he has tread the boards for the Aisling Ghéar Theatre’s productions of Gruaigairí and Uaigneas an Ghleanna as well as appearing in Irish language television programmes such as Seacht, Ros na Rún and Rásaí na Gaillimhe (TG4), and An Cosc, a winning entry at the 2009 Corona Fastnet Film Festival. He also regularly voices cartoons for Ireland’s Irish language TV station TG4.

Other screen credits include 13 Steps Down (directed by Marek Losey for ITV), Eoinín, a short film directed by Tom O’Sullivan, the role of Leif in the History Channel’s Vikingsdirected by Ciaran Donnelly, Johan Remck & Ken Girotti, Trivia, The Clinic and The Roaring Twenties (RTÉ), and George Gently for the BBC. In 2011 he appeared as Brastias in Starz television series, Camelot.
Diarmaid is based in London.

The above “The Agency” profile can also be accessed online here.

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