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Stephen Rea

Stephen Rea was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He attended Belfast High School and the Queen's University, where he studied English. He later trained at the Abbey Theatre School in Dublin. In 1970s, he acted in the Focus Company in Dublin with the talented Gabriel Byrne and Colm Meaney. After several stage, television and film appearances, he came to international success with his performance in The Crying Game (1992). He was nominated an Oscar for Best Actor.

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Oct 31, 1946 In Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Crossroads 1964-11-02
Latest Project:
Series The Honourable Woman 2014-07-31

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 10 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Honourable Woman
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of The Daily Show
Poster of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
The Honourable Woman Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle 8 episodes, 2014 2014-07-31
Utopia Letts 5 episodes, 2013 2013-01-15
The Shadow Line Gatehouse 6 episodes, 2011 2011
Father & Son Augustine Flynn 4 episodes, 2009 2009-06-29
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Professionals Unknown 1989-02-18
Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Thriller Unknown 1973-01-18
Play for Today Caretaker / ... 4 episodes, 1974-1979 1970-10-15
Crossroads Unknown 1964-11-02