Brendan Coyle

Brendan Coyle

  • Highest Rated: 100% Conspiracy (2001)
  • Lowest Rated: 22% The Raven (2012)
  • Birthday: Dec 2, 1963
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • The great-nephew of legendary Manchester United manager Matt Busby (1909-94). Trained to be a butcher after leaving school at age 16. Decided to pursue his acting dream at age 18, a year after his father unexpectedly died. Learned to act at his cousin's Dublin theatre. Honored with the 1999 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor for the London production of Irish playwright Conor McPherson's The Weir. Downtown Abbey creator Julian Fellowes wrote the role of Mr. Bates with him in mind, having seen him in the 2004 BBC series North and South. A patron of Lakelands Hospice in Corby, Northamptonshire; also supports Workwise, which helps young people find jobs.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

80% Downton Abbey John Bates 2019
63% Mary Queen of Scots Earl of Lennox 2018
55% Me Before You Bernard Clark $56.3M 2016
55% Unless Caspar Brown 2016
82% Noble Gerry Shaw $0.4M 2015
22% The Raven Reagan $16.1M 2012
56% Perrier's Bounty Jerome 2010
No Score Yet The Mark of Cain Actor 2007
No Score Yet Perfect Parents Ed 2006
No Score Yet Offside Actor 2006
44% The Jacket Damon $6.3M 2005
No Score Yet Amnesia Ian Reid 2005
88% Omagh Det. Sgt. John White 2004
No Score Yet Amnesia Actor 2003
No Score Yet Mapmaker Robert Bates 2001
100% Conspiracy Maj. Gen. Heinrich Muller 2001
No Score Yet I Could Read The Sky Actor 1999
82% The General UVF Leader 1998
58% Tomorrow Never Dies HMS Bedford Leading Seaman 1997
No Score Yet Glass Virgin Actor 1995
No Score Yet Fool's Gold Det. Sgt. Benwell 1992

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

75% Requiem
2018
Kendrick
  • 2018
88% 12 Monkeys
2015-2018
Dr. Kalman
  • 2016
100% Spotless
2015-2016
Nelson Clay
  • 2016
  • 2015
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
John Bates
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet Downton Abbey
2010
John Bates
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
DCS Mitchell John Bates
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2006
  • 1986
No Score Yet Inspector George Gently
2008-2017
Patrick Donovan
  • 2012
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Christie Richard Tey
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2002
100% Prime Suspect
1991-2006
DCS Mitchell
  • 2006
No Score Yet North & South
2004
Nicholas Higgins

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