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Colm Meaney

Colm Meaney (born May 30, 1953) is an Irish born actor, mostly known for his role as Miles O'Brien[?] in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

He was born in Dublin, Ireland, 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 after that spent eight years in England, touring with several theatre companies. His first television appearance was in Z Cars on BBC television in 1978.

He also guest starred on shows like Remington Steele[?] and Moonlighting[?] before embarking on a successful film career. He got a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his role in The Snapper[?].

Selected filmography

  • Mystery, Alaska (1999)
  • This is my Father (1998)
  • Snitch (1998)
  • Con Air (1997)
  • Owd Bob (1997)
  • The Van (1996)
  • The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
  • The Road to Wellville (1994)
  • The Snapper (1993) (TV)
  • Under Siege (1992)
  • The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
  • Far and Away (1992)
  • The Commitments (1991)
  • Dick Tracy (1990)
  • Die Hard II (1990)
  • The Dead (1987)



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