Sean Gilder

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Sean Gilder
Born Sean Brian Gilder[1]
(1964-03-01) 1 March 1964 (age 50)
Brampton, Cumbria, England
Occupation Actor, playwright
Years active 1989–present
Website
http://www.seangilder.com

Sean Brian Gilder (born 1 March 1964) is an English stage, film and screen actor, he is also a playwright.

Gilder was born in Brampton, Cumbria, England. He is best known for his portrayal of Paddy Maguire on Shameless from 2005 to 2010, and as Styles on Hornblower. He has appeared in Doctor Who (as the Sycorax Leader) as well as New Tricks, Gangs of New York, and the 2004 film, King Arthur. In Mike Bassett: England Manager he was one of the journalists.[2] According to The Sun newspaper Gilder left Shameless after series 7 with the reason rumoured to be his bad relationship with actress Tina Malone, who plays his character's on screen wife Mimi.

Other media appearances[edit]

In March 2008 Sean appeared as Paddy's gay twin brother Noel in Shameless, however in a trick to viewers, Noel was credited as being played by Neil Grades-an anagram of Sean Gilder.[citation needed] On 3 April 2008 He appeared on The Paul O'Grady Show alongside fellow Shameless star Alice Barry.[3]

In January 2014 he was Bosola in The Duchess of Malfi, playing opposite Gemma Arterton in the inaugural production at the Sam Wanamaker Theatre.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Gilder attended Queen Mary, University of London[5] where he earned a BA (Hons) in Modern History and Third World Studies.[citation needed] He then trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and entered the profession in 1987.[citation needed] He is married to the actress Robin Weaver and they have two children named Thomas and Violet.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film/Show Role
1989 May to December - "Send in the Clowns" Shop Assistant
1990 On the Up Policeman ⟨uncredited⟩
1994 Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge - Show 5 Liam Partridge
1995 The Innocent Sleep Johnny
1995 The Bill - "Done Is Done" Billy McRae
1995 Rich Deceiver Sean Murphy
1995 Resort to Murder PC Graham
1996 Bugs - "Golden Rush" Maximillian Kristo
1996 Clancy's Kitchen Nick
1996 A Touch of Frost - "Unknown Soldier" Corporal Devenish
1996 Circles of Deceit: Kalon Tartleton
1996 Our Friends to the North - "1984" PC Lukoschek
1997 Touching Evil - Season 1 Episode 1 and 3 Steve Carroll
1997 The Investigator (aka Out of Line) Sgr. Jamie Kennedy
1998 Far From the Madding Crowd Joseph Poorgrass
1998 Hornblower: The Even Chance (aka The Duel) Styles
1998 Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant (aka The Fire Ship) Styles
1999 Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil Styles
1999 Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters (aka The Wrong War) Styles
1999 Say You'll Be Mine
1999 Dangerfield - "Instinct" Kevin Bishop
1999 The Bill - "Hot Money" Jerry Mulligan
2000 Honest The Hawk
2000 Don Quixote Captain
2000 The Vice - "Force of Nature" Sam Shepley
2000 The Knock Mark
2000 Hornblower: Mutiny Styles
2000 Hornblower: Retribution Styles
2001 Mike Bassett: England Manager Reporter
2002 Ultimate Force - "The Killing of a One-Eyed Bookie"
2003 Hornblower: Loyalty Styles
2003 Hornblower: Duty Styles
2003 State of Play
2003 Gangs of New York Dog fight referee
2004 King Arthur Jols
2005–2010 Shameless Paddy Maguire
2006 Doctor Who: The Christmas Invasion The Sycorax Leader
2006 The Fall Walt Purdy
2007 Life on Mars - Episode 16 Leslie Johns
2011 The Shadow Line Robert Beatty
2011 Inspector George Gently - Episode 10 "Gently Upside Down" Joe Claverton
2012 Kidnap and Ransom TBC
2013 The Selfish Giant Kitten

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