Headshot of Dermot Crowley
19 March 1947|
Dermot Crowley (born 19 March 1947, Cork) is an Irish stage, film and television actor.
Life and career
Crowley's stage work has included a leading role in an Olivier Award winning production of Conor McPherson's The Weir, which played in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States in the late 1990s. His first television role was playing George Bernard Shaw in the UK TV series Victorian Scandals in 1976.
Film and television
Crowley played General Crix Madine in Return of the Jedi. He played Sergent François Duval in Son of the Pink Panther. Crowley went on to appear in Call Red, Father Ted (as Father Liam Deliverance), Dangerfield, Jonathan Creek, A Touch of Frost, Holby City,The Bill and Luther, among others. In 1987 Crowley auditioned for the role of the Seventh Doctor in Doctor Who.
Crowley also appeared as the crooked Mr. Simpson in The Adventure of the Clapham Cook, which was the very first episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot in 1989. He read the voice of Molloy on the Naxos 2003 Audiobook of Samuel Beckett's novel Molloy.
Crowley often appears on BBC radio in drama such as Mind's Eye. In 2013, he played Pay Whyte in Father Figure. In 2017, he played the role of Lazar Kaganovich in the critically acclaimed political satire, The Death of Stalin.
|1976||The Fruits of Philosophy||George Bernard Shaw|
|1983||Return of the Jedi||General Crix Madine||Also known as Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi|
|1985||The Doctor and the Devils||Mr Webb|
|1987||Little Dorrit||Mr. Simpson|
|The March||Roy Cox|
|1993||Son of the Pink Panther||Sergeant Francois Duval|
|2000||The Legend of Bagger Vance||Dougal McDermott|
|2002||Before You Go||Father Cunningham|
|2008||Gud, lukt och henne|
|2009||Holy Water||Father Grogan|
|2013||The Best Offer||Lambert|
|2014||Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie||P.R. Irwin|
|2015||The Lady in the Van||Priest|
|National Theatre Live: Everyman||Death|
|2017||The Foreigner||Hugh McGrath|
|The Death of Stalin||Lazar Kaganovich|
|2018||Black 47||Judge Bolton|
|1991–2007||The Bill||Various roles||4 episodes|
|1996||Father Ted||Father Liam Deliverance||Episode: Rock a Hula Ted|
|1998||Falling for a Dancer||Neeley Scollard||Television film|
|2005||Bleak House||Mr. Vholes||6 episodes|
|2007||Foyle's War||Henry Townsend||Episode: Casualties of War|
|2010–15||Luther||DSU Martin Schenk||14 episodes|
|2012||Raw||Dan Kelly||6 episodes|
|2013||Father Figure||Pat Whyte||6 episodes|
- Phillips, Michael (2 April 1999). "Fears Spill Over the Dam in 'The Weir'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
- Crowley, Dermot. "Mr". IMDb. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
- "McCarter's holiday tradition continues". MyCentralJersey.com. 16 December 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
- "Hunted". Radio Times. Retrieved 29 June 2015.