Jason O'Mara

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Jason O'Mara
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Jason O'Mara, May 2011
Born (1972-08-06) August 6, 1972 (age 43)
Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Citizenship Ireland, United States
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Paige Turco (2003–present; 1 child)
Children David O'Mara

Jason O'Mara (born August 6, 1972) is an Irish actor. He has starred in the American television network dramas In Justice, Life on Mars, Terra Nova and Vegas. He is also known for voicing DC Comics' superhero Batman in the animated films Son of Batman, Batman vs. Robin, and Batman: Bad Blood as well as Justice League: War and Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.


O'Mara performed with The Royal Shakespeare Company. His theatre work in London and Dublin included The Jew of Malta and Popcorn, and he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 2002 at the Irish Theatre Awards for his portrayal of John in Neil LaBute's Bash.

He appeared in Harold Pinter's The Homecoming in London and Dublin as well as Lincoln Center in New York. He had lead roles in other series, including The Agency, Band of Brothers, Monarch of the Glen, High Stakes, Playing the Field, The Bill, Berkeley Square, and Reach for the Moon.[1]

He has starred as lead character Sam Tyler in the U.S. remake of the British series Life on Mars. He also played Jim Shannon, the lead role in the 2011 Fox TV series Terra Nova.[1] He played Philip Marlowe in a 2007 pilot entitled Marlowe.

O'Mara also guest-starred in the Criminal Minds season two episode "The Last Word" as the Mill Creek Killer, a serial killer who is in competition with the Hollow Man, a serial shooter played by Scott Michael Morgan. O'Mara appeared in One for the Money as Joe Morelli. He also appeared on Vegas as Jack Lamb.[1]

O'Mara was cast as Batman for The DC Universe Animated Original Movies shared universe of animated DC films based on The New 52. He has played Batman in Justice League: War and Son of Batman and will reprise his role for several more films in the line, including Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Batman: Bad Blood.[citation needed]

USA Network premiered the medical drama Complications, starring O'Mara as an emergency room doctor, on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

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