Barry Sloane

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Barry Sloane
Born Barry Paul Sloan
(1981-02-10) 10 February 1981 (age 36)
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Katy O'Grady (m. 2013)
Children Gracie Sloane

Barry Sloane (born Barry Paul Sloan;[1] 10 February 1981) is an English actor. He has appeared in numerous television shows, and in the BAFTA Award-winning television films Pleasureland and The Mark of Cain. In 2006, Sloane made his West End debut in Willy Russell's Blood Brothers. In December 2007, he began playing serial killer Niall Rafferty in Channel 4's Hollyoaks, which earned him three award nominations.

In 2010, Sloane appeared in the ITV crime series DCI Banks and later that year, he also played Kieran Callaghan in the BBC One serial medical drama Holby City. In July 2012, Sloane was cast as Aiden Mathis in the ABC drama series Revenge. In February 2014, he joined the cast of ABC's science fiction drama series The Whispers.

Early life[edit]

Sloane was born Barry Paul Sloan in Liverpool. He was trained as a musician and actor before landing his first professional acting role as Ivan in the film In His Life: The John Lennon Story.[2][3][4][5]


In mid 2009, Sloane appeared as Troy Whitworth in Jez Butterworth's critically acclaimed play Jerusalem at London's Royal Court Theatre. The play was given a West End transfer in January 2010; after a record-breaking sellout run it was announced that the play would transfer, this time to Broadway. He made his Broadway debut in Jerusalem at the Music Box Theatre in New York City on 4 February 2011.

Sloane starred in Joseph Ruben's 2013 thriller film Penthouse North alongside Michael Keaton and Michelle Monaghan.

On 10 July 2012, Sloane joined the cast of the ABC drama series Revenge as Aiden Mathis, a mysterious man with ties to Emily Thorne's past.[6] It was announced on 23 October 2012 that he had been promoted to series regular.[7] On 20 February 2014, it was reported that Sloane had been cast as Wes Lawrence in the ABC alien drama series The Whispers.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Sloane married Katy O'Grady, the fourth-place runner-up of the third series of the Sky One programme Project Catwalk. They have a daughter, Gracie Bluebell Sloane, born in 2010.[9][10][11] They have a son, Lennon Michael Sloane, born in 2016. [12]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Mark of Cain, TheThe Mark of Cain Glynn
2013 Penthouse North Chad
2014 Noah Poacher leader
Year Title Role Notes
2000 In His Life: The John Lennon Story Ivan Television film
2002–03 Brookside Sean Smith 65 episodes
2003 Pleasureland Darren From The Flats Television film
2004 I'm a Juvenile Delinquent – Jail Me! Piers Television film
2004 Courtroom, TheThe Courtroom Barry Potter 2 episodes
2004 Holby City Kevin Sharpe Episode: "A Sense of Guilt"
2007–08 Hollyoaks Niall Rafferty 90 episodes
2008 Hollyoaks Later Niall Rafferty 4 episodes
2010 Casualty Davey Blake Episode: "Dark Places"
2010 Bill, TheThe Bill Josh Hunt Episode: "Duty Calls"
2010 Doctors Brett Sulivan Episode: "Bleeding"
2010 DCI Banks Jackie Wray 2 episodes
2010–11 Holby City Kieran Callaghan 8 episodes
2012–14 Revenge Aiden Mathis 43 episodes
2013 Father Brown Simeon Barnes Episode: "The Hammer of God"
2015 Whispers, TheThe Whispers Wes Lawrence 13 episodes
2015 Longmire Deputy Zachary 5 episodes
2015 Saints & Strangers Edward Winslow
2016 Shameless Ryan 2 episodes
2017 Six Joe "Bear" Graves Television mini-series


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Jerusalem Troy Whitworth Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
13 July – 22 August 2009
2010 Jerusalem Troy Whitworth Apollo Theatre
28 January – 24 April 2010
2011 Jerusalem Troy Whitworth Music Box Theatre
21 April – 21 August 2011


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  3. ^ "Barry Sloane". NewNowNext. Archived from the original on 20 July 2014. Retrieved 28 Jun 2014. 
  4. ^ "Meet the Cast of JERUSALEM Day 15: Barry Sloane". Retrieved 28 Jun 2014. 
  5. ^ "Monday Morning Man: Barry Sloane!". Retrieved 28 Jun 2014. 
  6. ^ Masters, Megan (10 July 2012). "Revenge Exclusive: Meet Emily's Mystery Man!". TVLine. PMC. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (23 October 2012). "Barry Sloane Upped To Regular On ABC's 'Revenge'". PMC. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  8. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (20 February 2014). "'Revenge's' Barry Sloane to Star in ABC's Alien Drama 'The Visitors'". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Barry Sloane Man Crush". Archived from the original on 3 July 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Barry Sloane - China dictionary". Archived from the original on 28 June 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2014. 
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