October 17, 1977 |
|Other names||Del Synott|
Del Synnott (born 1977) is an Irish actor, perhaps best known for playing Froderick in Princess of Thieves and DC Alan Carter in Murphy's Law. He was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and when he was 11 years old, he and his family moved to Essex, England. He has also appeared in the TV version of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels titled "Lock Stock" and the Samuelson Productions feature Stormbreaker. In 2013, he appeared in The Great Train Robbery as Brian Field. His very first tv role was in the mini series "Every woman knows a secret" in 1999. Since then he has had major roles in programs such as "Dangerfield" 1999, "Waking the dead" 2002, "Red Cap" 2003, "Doc Martin" 2005 and "New Tricks" 2010.
Synnott met actress Keira Knightley on the set of the 2001 TV movie Princess of Thieves. The two later appeared together in the short film Deflation by Roger Ashton-Griffiths and as extras in the larger film Thunderpants. Synnott and Knightley broke up after two years together, in the summer of 2003. The two remained friends, and Synnott visited Knightley on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.