Michael Smiley

Michael Smiley

Highest Rated: 96% Jawbone (2017)

Lowest Rated: 11% Birthmarked (2018)

Birthday: Jan 29, 1963

Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Irish actor and comedian Michael Smiley began his performing career in the early '90s on a whim; he took the stage during an open-mic night in London after participating in a bet with a friend. Some of his claims to fame stem from his collaborations with past roommates Simon Pegg and Nick Frost on the cult British sitcom "Spaced," directed by a young Edgar Wright. Smiley played the role of Tyres O'Flaherty on the show, and later popped up in Wright, Pegg, and Frost's 2004 zombie parody "Shaun of the Dead" as a zombified take on his "Spaced" character. The early-to-mid-2000s saw him landing several supporting roles on series such as the zany "Time Gentlemen Please," police procedural "Murder Prevention," and con-artist drama "Hustle." In 2006, Smiley was cast as a Porter in Tom Tykwer's stylishly twisted drama "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer," starring Dustin Hoffman and Ben Whishaw. After a small role in the high-profile period drama "The Other Boleyn Girl," Smiley portrayed Dr. Liam Kerwin during a seven-episode stint on the popular British crime drama "Wire in the Blood" during the show's sixth season. The 2010s saw a significant boost in the actor's resume, with a recurring role on the well-received BBC drama "Luther," a reunion with Pegg in John Landis' creepy comedy "Burke & Hare," and a leading role in the horror film "Kill List," which earned Smiley the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Movies

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83% No Score Yet The Toll Unknown (Character) - 2021
87% No Score Yet Censor Doug Smart (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunpowder Milkshake Dr. Ricky (Character) - 2021
86% 75% Come to Daddy Jethro (Character) $61.4K 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Otzi and the Mystery of Time Ötzi (Character) - 2018
11% 59% Birthmarked Gertz (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Belly of the Whale Gits Hegarty (Character) - 2018
24% 34% The Nun Bishop Pasquale (Character) $117.4M 2018
44% 51% Madame David Morgan (Character) - 2017
96% 71% Jawbone Eddie (Character) - 2017
69% 52% Free Fire Frank (Character) $1.8M 2016
13% 8% Tank 432 Capper (Character) - 2016
89% 84% My Name Is Emily Robert (Character) - 2015
87% 65% The Lobster Loner Swimmer (Character) $9.1M 2015
50% 40% Orthodox Shannon (Character) - 2015
70% 43% The Hallow Garda Davey (Character) $9K 2015
84% 44% Glassland Jim (Character) - 2014
80% 59% Black Sea Reynolds (Character) $1.2M 2014
44% 18% We Are the Freaks Killer Colin (Character) - 2013
33% No Score Yet Svengali Irish Pierre (Character) - 2013
86% 58% A Field in England O'Neil (Character) $30.7K 2013
88% 67% For Those in Peril Frank (Character) - 2013
90% 66% Shell Hugh (Character) - 2012
78% 58% Kill List Gal (Character) $26.3K 2011
33% 35% Burke & Hare Atterson (Character) $947 2010
86% 61% Down Terrace Pringle (Character) $9.6K 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Believe Lewis (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 16% In the Spider's Web Phil (Character) - 2007

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86% 53% Bloodlands Dinger (Character) 2021
89% 100% Dead Still Brock Blennerhasset (Character) 2020
88% 88% Luther DS Benny Silver (Character) 2019 2015 2013 2010-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death and Nightingales Dummy McGonnell (Character) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Would I Lie to You? Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Aliens Unknown (Character) 2016
92% 69% Doctor Who Colonel Morgan Blue (Guest Star) 2014
83% 81% Black Mirror Baxter (Character) 2013
94% 91% Ripper Street Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wire in the Blood Dr. Liam Kerwin (Character) 2008
100% 97% Spaced Unknown (Guest Star) 2001 1999

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