21 February 1984 |
Johnstown Bridge, County Kildare, Ireland
|Education||Drama Centre London|
|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.
Molony’s casting as a vampire called Hal in the BBC Three series Being Human 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. He has previously starred in the short film When the Hurlyburly's Done, filmed in Germany.
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.
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.
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. 
|2012-2013||Being Human||Hal||Series 4-5|
|2013-||Ripper Street||Detective Constable Albert Flight||Series 2|
|2014-||Suspects (TV series)||DS Jack Weston|
- Hutchinson, Charles. "Review: ’Tis Pity She’s A Whore, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, until May 28", The Press (York), 21 May 2011
- "'Being Human' death was 'horrendous', says Crichlow", BBC, 6 February 2012
- Being Human Series Four - Damien Molony interview, SFX, 1 February 2012
- "When the HurlyBurly's Done"
- Damien Molony 2013 Interview
- "Travelling Light" at the National Theatre site
- "If You Don't Let Us Dream, We Won't Let You Sleep" at the Royal Court Theatre site