Daragh O’Malley is a UK based Artist
Daragh O’Malley is an Irish born film, theatre and television actor. Born in Limerick, Ireland to a politician and a medical doctor O’Malley trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art . Known for many film and TV and stage roles including his portrayal of Patrick Harper in the long-running [1993-2009] and iconic Sharpe TV series with Sean Bean. After a twelve-year absence from the stage O’Malley returned to UK theatre in 2012 playing Father Jack in Dancing at Lughnasa quickly followed by playing the firebrand John Rainey in a London revival of Irvine’s Mixed Marriage – a performance which Michael Billington of The Guardian called “towering” in “the most compelling play in London”. At The Royal Exchange in Manchester in 2014-15 O’Malley played Big Daddy in a widely acclaimed production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof for which he was nominated for an MTA Best Actor award.UK’s The Stage selected O’Malley’s performance in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as one of the Top Five Performances in UK Theatre in 2015. In 2016 toured played Inspector Belsize in a major UK tour of Night Must Fall. In 2017 O’Malley played the leading role of the corrupt Russian cop Ivan in the UK Premiere of Gorky’s The Last Ones in London’ West End for which he was nominated for a West End Best Actor Award.