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Ciarán Hinds

Ciarán Hinds

Birthday: 9 February 1953, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Height: 183 cm

Ciaran Hinds was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on February 9, 1953. He was one of five children and the only son. His father was a doctor who hoped to have Ciaran follow in his footsteps, but that ...Show more

Ciarán Hinds
Sometimes, there's not an honest engagement of Ireland in Hollywood movies. Sometimes, there's not an honest engagement of Ireland in Hollywood movies.
I'm not a comic person at all. I'm not a comic person at all.
I come from theatre and I always go back every couple of years. I come from theatre and I always go back every couple of years.
Grief is exhausting. Grief is exhausting.
You know, Christianity has its own superstition anyway: Why you turn three times, what this saint me Show more You know, Christianity has its own superstition anyway: Why you turn three times, what this saint means, why you pray to the patron saint of lost causes, why you go this way or that way. Hide
I've worked a lot with Noah Baumbach, and he doesn't make it easy to like his characters, but the st Show more I've worked a lot with Noah Baumbach, and he doesn't make it easy to like his characters, but the stories are funny and witty and there's an edge to that kind of humanity. Hide
I don't use the word 'artists' lightly. I don't use the word 'artists' lightly.
My soul is still Irish. My soul is still Irish.
Casting is very, very important. Casting is very, very important.
My feet always danced to Irish traditional music, but I was very glad to get out of the North of Ire Show more My feet always danced to Irish traditional music, but I was very glad to get out of the North of Ireland in the mid-Seventies when it was really closed and tight and relentlessly unforgiving. Hide
I float from one project to another project, so you miss people and you don't see them for years. I float from one project to another project, so you miss people and you don't see them for years.
No nation can claim, 'We are an uncorrupt nation, therefore we will tell you what the morals of demo Show more No nation can claim, 'We are an uncorrupt nation, therefore we will tell you what the morals of democracy are.' Hide
You get to an age when you lose people close to you. You get to an age when you lose people close to you.
I know I don't go looking for directors. I know I don't go looking for directors.
I never saw myself as being a cop on TV. I never saw myself as being a cop on TV.
We've seen a lot of dirty politics in Ireland. We've seen a lot of dirty politics in Ireland.
I do believe as human beings we are a great mass of contradictions. I do believe as human beings we are a great mass of contradictions.
It's so tough to get movies made in Ireland anymore. A whole generation of Irish filmmakers doesn't Show more It's so tough to get movies made in Ireland anymore. A whole generation of Irish filmmakers doesn't have the resources to get a movie made. Hide
I'll tell you, being on set on 'Harry Potter' was nerve-wracking. It was surreal to be in a room wit Show more I'll tell you, being on set on 'Harry Potter' was nerve-wracking. It was surreal to be in a room with those three kids, all of whom know exactly what they're doing. Hide
Ciarán Hinds's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (59)
Gomovies