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Encyclopedia > Colm Meaney
Colm Meaney

Colm Meaney as Cowen in Stargate Atlantis.
Birth name Colm J. Meaney
Born May 30, 1953 (1953-05-30) (age 53)
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Notable roles Miles O'Brien in
Star Trek: The Next Generation &
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Colm J. Meaney (/cɔləm/ or /cɔlm̩/[1], Irish for "dove"); (born May 30, 1953 in Dublin) is an Irish actor widely known for his role as Miles O'Brien in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He lives in Dublin. Image File history File links Wiki_letter_w. ... Image File history File links Cowen_in_the_underground_Genii_facility. ... This is a list of Genii characters in TV series Stargate Atlantis. ... Stargate Atlantis is an American science fiction television program, part of the Stargate franchise. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland_(bordered). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... Miles OBrien Miles Edward OBrien is a character in the fictional Star Trek universe, played by Colm Meaney. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... Miles OBrien Miles Edward OBrien is a character in the fictional Star Trek universe, played by Colm Meaney. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ...


He started studying acting when he was 14 years of age and entered the Abbey Theatre school of Acting after secondary school. He became a member of the Irish National Theatre and spent the next eight years in England, touring with several theatre companies. Meaney's first tele­vision appearance was in Z-Cars on BBC1 in 1978. A poster for the opening run at the Abbey Theatre from 27 December, 1904 to 3 January, 1905. ... Z-Cars (sometimes written as Z Cars, and always pronounced zed, never zee) was a British television drama series centred around the work of regular beat police officers in the fictional town of Newtown, near Liverpool, in the north-west of England. ... BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the oldest United Kingdom, and indeed, the world. ...


He also guest-starred on shows like Remington Steele and Moonlighting before embarking on a successful film career; He received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his role in The Snapper. Recently, he has played a minor recurring role as Cowen, leader of the Genii on the Sci-Fi Channel series Stargate Atlantis, and he guest-starred on Law & Order: Criminal Intent. With 211 total appearances on Star Trek (157 on Deep Space Nine and 54 on Star Trek: The Next Generation), he has made more appearances on the franchise than any other actor except Michael Dorn (282). Remington Steele was an American television series first broadcast on the NBC network from 1982 to 1987. ... Moonlighting is a television series that first aired on ABC in the United States from 1985 to 1989 with a total of 66 episodes. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Snapper is a 1993 film, based on the novel by Irish writer Roddy Doyle, about the Rabbitte family and their domestic adventures. ... The Genii are a human culture from the TV series Stargate Atlantis living in the Pegasus Galaxy. ... Stargate Atlantis is an American science fiction television program, part of the Stargate franchise. ... Law & Order: Criminal Intent is a United States crime drama television series that began in 2001. ... Michael Dorn (born December 9, 1952) is an American actor known for his role as the Klingon Worf in multiple Star Trek shows and movies. ...


He was the only actor to appear in all three film adaptation of Roddy Doyle's The Barrytown Trilogy wherein he played the father of the Rabbitte family; however due to rights issues the family name changed from film to film. Roddy Doyle (born May 1958 in Dublin) is an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter. ... The Barrytown Trilogy consists of the first three novels by Irish writer Roddy Doyle and is first published as a trilogy in 1992. ...


He is unrelated to the science fiction writer John Meaney, though the latter does have a brother who is also named Colm.


He was married to Irish actress Bairbre Dowling, but they are now divorced. He is a fan of Dublin's gaelic football team and Shamrock Rovers. Irish-born actress, christened Barbara Patricia Dowling in 1953, who was formerly married to actor Colm Meaney, and is the daughter of Irish-American actor Vincent Dowling, and the late Irish actress, Brenda Doyle, who died in a car crash in 1981. ... The Dublin County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Ath Cliath) or Dublin GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Dublin. ... Gaelic football (Irish: Peil or Caid ), commonly referred to as football, Gaelic or GAA (gah), is a form of football played mainly in Ireland. ... Shamrock Rovers FC is a Irish football club playing in the Football League of Ireland. ...


He portrayed Phil Hogan in a production of Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten at London's Old Vic theatre. Eugene Gladstone ONeill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) was a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright. ... Poster for the 2000 Broadway revival A Moon for the Misbegotten is a play by Eugene ONeill. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The exterior of the Old Vic. ... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ...


Selected filmography

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Footnotes

  1. ^ StarTrek.com Article: Las Vegas 2004: Sunday's Highlights. Retrieved on January 1, 2006.

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

External links

Major Cast Members of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Patrick Stewart | Jonathan Frakes | Brent Spiner | LeVar Burton | Michael Dorn | Gates McFadden | Marina Sirtis | Wil Wheaton | Denise Crosby | Colm Meaney | Diana Muldaur
Major Cast Members of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Avery Brooks | Nana Visitor | Terry Farrell | Rene Auberjonois | Alexander Siddig | Colm Meaney | Michael Dorn | Cirroc Lofton | Armin Shimerman | Chase Masterson | Max Grodénchik | Aron Eisenberg | Nicole de Boer | Andrew Robinson | J. G. Hertzler | Casey Biggs | Marc Alaimo | Jeffrey Combs | Louise Fletcher | Salome Jens

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Colm Meaney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (261 words)
Colm J. Meaney (/cɔləm/ or /cɔlm̩/, a variant of Callum
Meaney's first tele­vision appearance was in Z-Cars on BBC1 in 1978.
Colm Meaney article at Memory Alpha, the Star Trek wiki
Colm Meaney (542 words)
Colm Meaney is no stranger to the run down Barrytown district of Dublin depicted in The Commitments, The Snapper, and The Van, having grown up near the much mythologized neighborhood.
Meaney moved to the U.S. in 1982, continuing to work mainly on the stage, but gradually made the transition into television and film playing small parts and guest roles on a variety of series.
Meaney was also notable in 1996's The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain: his Morgan the Goat, a randy Welsh pub owner with a flair for smart remarks, was an appropriate foil for the naive Englishman played by Hugh Grant.
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