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|Born||1949 (age 69–70)|
Bosco Hogan (born 1949) is an Irish stage, film, and television actor.
He is well known as the character Dr. Michael Ryan on the television programme Ballykissangel. He appeared in a minor role as convicted felon George Saden in John Boorman's film Zardoz (1973), but his first major film role was as Stephen Dedalus in Joseph Strick's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1977), a film adaptation of James Joyce's novel of the same name. His later film credits include roles in The Outsider (1980), Screamtime (1983), In the Name of the Father (1993), Evelyn (2002) and King Arthur (2004). On television he played Jonathan Harker in the 1977 TV version of Count Dracula with Louis Jourdan; Frederick, Duke of York in Prince Regent in 1979; and Edward Ferrars in the 1981 adaptation of Sense and Sensibility. He was a senior policeman for several episodes of the television programme, The Chief (1995).
Hogan appeared in the play A Cry from Heaven by Vincent Woods at the Abbey Theatre in the summer of 2005. He portrayed St. John Fisher in the 2007 season of The Tudors television programme on the Showtime channel. He played a cardinal once again in The Borgias (2011), as Cardinal Piccolomini. Hogan also appears in Season 5 of the television series "Vikings" (History Channel, 2017) as Lord Abbot at Lindisfarne monastery.
His distinctive voice has him regularly working on voiceovers for both advertising and corporate clients in Ireland.