O'Mara in 2015
(m. 2003; div. 2017)
|Relatives||Rebecca O'Mara (sister)|
Jason O'Mara (born August 6, 1972) is an Irish-American actor. He has starred in the American television network dramas In Justice, Life on Mars, Terra Nova, Vegas, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. O'Mara won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in The Siege of Jadotville.
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.
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. He played Philip Marlowe in a 2007 pilot entitled Marlowe.
In both 2005 and 2008, O'Mara guest-starred on TNT's The Closer, playing the memorable role of Bill Croelick ("just plain Brenda!"), a charming and psychotic man with a fixation on fire.
O'Mara was cast as Bruce Wayne / Batman for the DC Universe Animated Original Movies shared universe of animated DC films based on The New 52. He has played the role in Justice League: War and Son of Batman and has reprised his role for several more films in the line, including Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Batman: Bad Blood.
In October of 2018 O'Mara joined the cast of The Man in the High Castle, where he portrays series regular Wyatt Price, a black market supplier of information to Juliana Crain about the comings and goings of alternate realities and their films.
He married American actress Paige Turco in a Roman Catholic ceremony in Old Saybrook, Connecticut in September 2003. They have one child. In 2009, O'Mara became an American citizen. The couple separated in May 2017 and Paige filed for divorce in June 2017. She also sought sole legal custody of their son David and spousal support.
|1996||Space Truckers||Chopper 3|
|1998||Peak Practice||Billy Matters|
|1998||Berkeley Square||Ned Jones|
|1999||The Mrs Bradley Mysteries||Jake Hicks|
|2000||The Bill||DCI/Det. Supt. Richard Pallister|
|2000–2002||Playing the Field||Lee Quinn||TV series|
|2001||Monarch of the Glen||Fergal MacLure||TV series|
|2001||High Stakes||Greg Hayden|
|2001||Band of Brothers||First Lieutenant Thomas Meehan III||HBO Miniseries|
|2002–2003||The Agency||Andrew Blake "A.B." Stiles||TV series|
|2004||CSI: Miami||Dr. Keith Winters||1 episode|
|2005–2008||The Closer||Bill Croelick||2 episodes: "Fatal Retraction" & "Controlled Burn"|
|2006||Men in Trees||Stuart Maxson|
|2006||Criminal Minds||Mill Creek Killer||1 episode|
|2006||In Justice||Charles Conti|
|2007||Resident Evil: Extinction||Albert Wesker||Loosely based on Resident Evil 5|
|2008||Grey's Anatomy||Phillip Robinson||2 Episodes|
|2008–2009||Life on Mars||Detective Samuel "Sam" Tyler||TV series|
|2009||Trust Me||Stu Hoffman||1 Episode|
|2011||Terra Nova||Jim Shannon||TV series|
|2012||One for the Money||Joe Morelli|
|2012–2013||Vegas||Jack Lamb||TV series|
|2013||The Good Wife||Damian Boyle|
|2013||In a World...||Mr. Pouncer|
|2014||Justice League: War||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2014||Son of Batman||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2015||Justice League: Throne of Atlantis||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2015||Batman vs. Robin||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2015||Complications||John Ellison||TV series|
|2015||Sons of Liberty||George Washington||Miniseries|
|2016||The Siege of Jadotville||Sergeant Jack Prendergast|
|2016–2017||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Jeffrey Mace||TV series|
|2016||Batman: Bad Blood||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2016||Justice League vs. Teen Titans||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2017||Justice League Dark||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2018||The Man in the High Castle||Wyatt Price||TV series (Amazon Prime) |
|2018||The Death of Superman||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Animated film|
|2019||Reign of the Supermen||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Animated film|
|2019||Batman: Hush||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Animated film|
|2020||Gods & Heroes||Zeus||TV series|
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- Jason O'Mara on IMDb
- Jace at Televisionary (June 28, 2007). "Life On Mars Lands Actor Jason O'Mara As Lead". MTV. Retrieved August 1, 2016.
- Salce, Chris (January 14, 2015). "Jason O'Mara on Batman's Role in JUSTICE LEAGUE: THRONE OF ATLANTIS, Kevin Conroy, and More!". Nuke the Fridge.
- Manning, Shaun (October 19, 2015). "NYCC: Jason O'Mara & Gaius Charles Unite In "Batman: Bad Blood"". Comic Book Resources.
- Petski, Denise (August 1, 2016). "'Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Casts Jason O'Mara As New Director". Deadline Hollywood.
- Adams, Thelma (January 14, 2012). "Jason O'Mara on Risk Taking and Becoming an American Citizen". Parade.
- "Paige Turco files for divorce from Jason O'Mara". Celebretainment. June 19, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
- "Jason O'Mara joins cast of History's 'Sons of Liberty' – EW.com".
- Leano, Edward (June 23, 2017). "'The Man in The High Castle' Season 3: Jason O'Mara to Star in Amazon Series". The Christian Post.
- Vejvoda, Jim (2019-03-27). "Batman: Hush Movie - Exclusive First Look Photo and Voice Cast News". IGN. Retrieved 2019-03-27.