Kevin McNally

 

Kevin McNally

Bristol, England, UK

Kevin McNally was born on April 27, 1956, in Bristol, England. He grew up in Birmingham where he attended Redhill and Mapledene Junior schools and Central Grammar School for Boys. At the age of 16, he got his first job at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. A year later he received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1975 he won the Best Actor Bancroft Gold Medal for his stage performance. McNally's most notable stage performances in London's West End include his appearance as Alan Bennett opposite Maggie Smith in 'The Lady in the Van' and opposite Juliette Binoche in 'Naked'. He also starred as Richard in Terry Johnson's 'Dead Funny' at the Savoy Theatre. Since 1976 McNally has been involved in numerous TV productions beginning with his portrayal of the Roman ruler Castor, son of Tiberius, in the acclaimed BBC history series I, Claudius (1976) and his portrayal of Drake Carne in the popular series Poldark (1975). His career on television ascended after his work in Masada (1981) and in the cult TV series Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma (1984). During the 1980s and 1990s McNally established himself as a reputable and versatile actor on both the British and American TV. He played a broad variety of leading and supporting characters ranging from the Soviet politician Kirov in Stalin (1992) to homicide detective Jack Taylor in Chiller (1995), and from an insecure son, Alan Hook, in TV series Dad (1997) to a convicted murderer James Hopkin in Bloodlines (2005). His portrayal of Frank Worsley in Shackleton (2002) as well as the role of Harry Woolf in Life on Mars (2006) are among his best known works for television. In 1977 McNally made his big screen debut as HMS Ranger Crewman in the James Bond adventure The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). After having played bit parts in more than twenty feature films, McNally shot to international fame as pirate Joshamee Gibbs, his best known film role, in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) and the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006). He returned in the role Joshamee Gibbs in the third installment of the 'Pirates' franchise Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007). Kevin McNally has been enjoying a happy family life with Scottish actress Phyllis Logan and his two children. He resides with his family in Chiswick, London, England.

Movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Joshamee Gibbs
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Joshamee Gibbs
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Joshamee Gibbs
Scoop
Mike Tinsley
High Heels and Low Lifes
Mason
Entrapment
Haas
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Joshamee Gibbs
Valkyrie
Carl-Friedrich Goerdeler
Abraham
Nahor
Enigma
No character defined
Johnny English
Prime Minister
Irish Jam
Lord Hailstock
Wuthering Heights
Mr. Earnshaw
The Long Good Friday
Irish Youth
De-Lovely
Gerald Murphy
Tu£sday
Jerry
Dead Fish
Frank Rosenheim (as Kevin R. McNally)
The Raven
Maddux
Hamilton - I nationens intresse
Harold Smith
Interno berlinese
Heinz von Hollendorf
The Murder of Princess Diana
Charles Davis
I, Claudius
Castor
Bounty Killer
Daft Willy
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: My First Adventure
Walter Harris
The Paradise Run
No character defined
Conspiracy
No character defined
The Challenger
Mulloy
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Joshamee Gibbs
The Common Pursuit
No character defined
Legend
Harold Wilson
The Man Who Knew Infinity
Major McMahon
Thin Air
No character defined
Cry Freedom
Ken
Margaret
Kenneth Clarke
Praying Mantis
Bernard
The Spy Who Loved Me
HMS Ranger Crewman
Jekyll & Hyde
Sergeant Hornby
Macbeth Unhinged
Duncan
Shackleton
Frank Worsley
Eleven Men Against Eleven
Jake Leach
Dream Baby
Slick
Maigrets Night at the Crossroads
Grandjean
Spice World
Policeman
A Masculine Ending
Andrew Gardner
Room at the Top
Mr Brown

Tv

Murder Most Horrid
No character defined
Z-Cars
No character defined
Life on Mars
No character defined
Bottom
No character defined
Survivors
No character defined
Dad
No character defined
Shackleton
No character defined
Bedtime
No character defined
Last Man Standing
No character defined
Doctor Who
No character defined
Midsomer Murders
No character defined
This Morning
No character defined
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
No character defined
American Idol
No character defined
Spooks
No character defined
I, Claudius
No character defined
Demons
No character defined
Wuthering Heights
Mr Earnshaw
Masada
No character defined
Movie Connections
No character defined
The Alan Titchmarsh Show
No character defined
Big Top
No character defined
Play of the Month
No character defined
Pebble Mill
No character defined
Underworld
No character defined
Jo Brand Through the Cakehole
No character defined
Up Rising
No character defined
A Bit of Fry and Laurie
No character defined
The Mill
Mr. Timperley
TURN: Washington's Spies
Richard Woodhull
Room at the Top
Mr. Brown
TURN: Washington's Spies
Judge Richard Woodhull
Chiller
Jack Taylor
Count Arthur Strong
Ernest
The Duchess of Duke Street
No character defined
Power Monkeys
Spencer
Designated Survivor
No character defined
I, Claudius
Castor
Casualty
Tom Bennod
Designated Survivor
Harris Cochrane