Damien Molony

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Damien Molony
Born (1984-02-21) 21 February 1984 (age 31)
Johnstown Bridge, County Kildare, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Education Drama Centre London
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011–present
Known for Being Human
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Damien Molony (born 21 February 1984) is an Irish actor now based in London.


Molony grew up in Johnstown Bridge, County Kildare, Ireland. In 2010 he was invited to perform Edmund in King Lear at Austrias festival Shakespeare in Styria. After graduating from the Drama Centre London in 2011, he co-starred as Giovanni in a production of the John Ford play 'Tis Pity She's a Whore at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.[1]

Molony’s casting as a vampire called Hal in the BBC Three series Being Human[2] brought him his first television credit. In an interview with SFX magazine, Molony revealed that when approaching the role of Hal he did research on drug addicts and alcoholics.[3] He has previously starred in the short film When the Hurlyburly's Done,[4] filmed in Germany.[5]

After the filming of series 4 of Being Human, Molony starred as Motl and Nate in director Nicholas Hytner’s Travelling Light at the National Theatre. Following the London run, the play toured England before returning to the National Theatre in late April 2012.[6]

The fifth and final series of Being Human was screened in February–March 2013. At the same time Molony starred in the play "If You Don't Let Us Dream, We Won't Let You Sleep" at the Royal Court Theatre.[7]

Molony has starred alongside William Gaminara in the play The Body of an American by Dan O’Brien in January/February 2014 at the Gate Theatre (London) in London about the conversation of a war photographer and a struggling playwright. [8]


Year Title Role Notes
2012-2013 Being Human Hal Series 4-5
2013- Ripper Street Detective Constable Albert Flight Series 2
2014- Suspects (TV series) DS Jack Weston[9]


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