David O'Hara

David Patrick O'Hara (born 9 July 1965) is a Scottish stage and character actor. A graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, he is best known to audiences for his numerous supporting roles in high-profile films; including Irishman Stephen in Braveheart, dimwitted mobster Fitzy in The Departed, hitman Mr. X in Wanted, and Albert Runcorn in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. He portrayed Det. Danny 'Mac' McGregor on The District, and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey on The Tudors. Description above from the Wikipedia article David O'Hara, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

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Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Emma Watson  •  Rupert Grint  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Emma Watson  •  Rupert Grint  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Braveheart (1995)

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Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Gibson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Patrick McGoohan

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Gibson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Patrick McGoohan

Doomsday (2008)

The lethal Reaper virus spreads throughout Britain—infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. Authorities brutally and successfully quarantine the country but, three decades later, the virus resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Marshall
CAST:  Rhona Mitra  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Alexander Siddig  •  David O'Hara

The lethal Reaper virus spreads throughout Britain—infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. Authorities brutally and successfully quarantine the country but, three decades later, the virus resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Marshall
CAST:  Rhona Mitra  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Alexander Siddig  •  David O'Hara

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Joaquin Phoenix

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Joaquin Phoenix

Stander (2004)

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  David O'Hara

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  David O'Hara

The Departed (2006)

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To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Matt Damon  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Mark Wahlberg

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Matt Damon  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Mark Wahlberg

The Devil's Own (1997)

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Stiles  •  Margaret Colin

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Stiles  •  Margaret Colin

The Matchmaker (1997)

Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Janeane Garofalo  •  David O'Hara  •  Denis Leary  •  Milo O’Shea

Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Janeane Garofalo  •  David O'Hara  •  Denis Leary  •  Milo O’Shea

Tristan & Isolde (2006)

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  James Franco  •  Sophia Myles  •  Rufus Sewell  •  David O'Hara

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  James Franco  •  Sophia Myles  •  Rufus Sewell  •  David O'Hara

Oliver Twist (1997)

Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with after escaping from a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Elijah Wood  •  David O'Hara  •  Alex Trench

Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with after escaping from a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Elijah Wood  •  David O'Hara  •  Alex Trench

Made (2001)

Two aspiring boxers and lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Jon Favreau  •  Sean Combs  •  Famke Janssen

Two aspiring boxers and lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Jon Favreau  •  Sean Combs  •  Famke Janssen

Link (1986)

Young graduate student Jane Chase becomes the new assistant to an eccentric zoology professor at the remote home he shares with two brilliant chimpanzees and an elderly orangutan butler named Link. But when one of the chimps is found dead and the professor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Franklin
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Terence Stamp  •  Steven Finch  •  Richard Garnett

Young graduate student Jane Chase becomes the new assistant to an eccentric zoology professor at the remote home he shares with two brilliant chimpanzees and an elderly orangutan butler named Link. But when one of the chimps is found dead and the professor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Franklin
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Terence Stamp  •  Steven Finch  •  Richard Garnett

Comfort and Joy (1984)

Radio host Alan 'Dickie' Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Bill Paterson  •  Clare Grogan  •  Rikki Fulton  •  Eleanor David

Radio host Alan 'Dickie' Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Bill Paterson  •  Clare Grogan  •  Rikki Fulton  •  Eleanor David

Fever (1999)

A struggling artist is implicated in a string of macabre murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Winter
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Teri Hatcher  •  David O'Hara  •  Bill Duke

A struggling artist is implicated in a string of macabre murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Winter
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Teri Hatcher  •  David O'Hara  •  Bill Duke

Donovan Quick (2000)

Quirky stranger Donovan (Colin Firth) blows into the Scottish village of Port Clyde. There, he rents a room with the Pannick family and ingratiates himself into their lives. Lucy (Katy Murphy) is the long-suffering matriarch of the clan, caring for her senile ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Katy Murphy  •  David O'Hara  •  Liz Smith

Quirky stranger Donovan (Colin Firth) blows into the Scottish village of Port Clyde. There, he rents a room with the Pannick family and ingratiates himself into their lives. Lucy (Katy Murphy) is the long-suffering matriarch of the clan, caring for her senile ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Katy Murphy  •  David O'Hara  •  Liz Smith

Reach Me (2014)

Each member of a group of people has a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Lauren Cohan  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Cary Elwes  •  Kyra Sedgwick

Each member of a group of people has a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Lauren Cohan  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Cary Elwes  •  Kyra Sedgwick

Open Fire (1994)

Based on real events from 1983; DC Peter Finch is awarded a medal for the courage he showed in arresting a dangerous criminal. Meanwhile transvestite David Martin is released once again from prison - he's provocative and aggressive and, when he's caught again ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Douglas Hodge  •  Kate Hardie  •  Eddie Izzard

Based on real events from 1983; DC Peter Finch is awarded a medal for the courage he showed in arresting a dangerous criminal. Meanwhile transvestite David Martin is released once again from prison - he's provocative and aggressive and, when he's caught again ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Douglas Hodge  •  Kate Hardie  •  Eddie Izzard

Best Laid Plans (2012)

David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), a giant of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje  •  Stephen Graham  •  David O'Hara  •  Lee Ingleby

David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), a giant of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje  •  Stephen Graham  •  David O'Hara  •  Lee Ingleby

Golf in the Kingdom (2011)

In 1956, American philosophy student Michael Murphy is on his way to an ashram in India when he stops off in Scotland for one last game of golf. He meets a spirited pro who teaches him about golf and life, and how the two are beautifully intertwined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Streitfeld
CAST:  David O'Hara  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Frances Fisher  •  Mason Gamble

In 1956, American philosophy student Michael Murphy is on his way to an ashram in India when he stops off in Scotland for one last game of golf. He meets a spirited pro who teaches him about golf and life, and how the two are beautifully intertwined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Streitfeld
CAST:  David O'Hara  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Frances Fisher  •  Mason Gamble

Whole Lotta Sole (2011)

In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Colm Meaney  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Martin McCann  •  Yaya Alafia

In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Colm Meaney  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Martin McCann  •  Yaya Alafia
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