Michael Maloney

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Michael Maloney
Michael Maloney MingFilmFest 2011 n2.jpg
Maloney at the 2011 Minghella Film Festival
Born (1957-06-19) 19 June 1957 (age 57)
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Years active 1979–present

Michael Maloney (born 19 June 1957) is an English actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, Maloney's first television appearance was as Peter Barkworth's teenage son in the 1979 drama series, Telford's Change.[1]

After several dry years in his career, Maloney went on to star in many films and television series, as well as developing a stage career and became a familiar face after playing a major role in Kenneth Branagh's 1989 film adaptation of Henry V. In the early 1990s, he starred on television in Mr Wakefield's Crusade, and on film as Mark in Truly, Madly, Deeply, and in 1994 he took the lead in the BBC adaptation of Love on a Branch Line. He appeared in both the 1990 and 1996 film versions of Hamlet, as Rosencrantz and Laertes respectively,[2] and in several other Shakespeare screen adaptations. In addition to his TV appearances, he starred as Jason Fields in the film American Reel in 1999. He also played Cassius in the 2005 miniseries Empire, John Major in 2009's Margaret and Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel in the 2009 film The Young Victoria.

He is also active in radio drama on BBC Radio 4, playing the Dean in both series of High Table, Lower Orders and Giles the gossip columnist in His Master's Voice. He has also made a guest appearance in the BBC Radio 4 series Baldi. He has also appeared in a Bollywood film, I See You, playing a policeman.

In 2010 he appeared in long-running drama Casualty as consultant Howard Fairfax, and in series 4 of the political satire series The Thick of It, he played Matthew Hodge, part of the Goolding Inquiry.[3] In 2013 he portrayed Sir Henry Stafford, third husband of Lady Margaret Beaufort, in the BBC TV series The White Queen

He voiced the Lost Soul in the 2013 game Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate.

Selected filmography[edit]

Radio[edit]

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