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O'Mara in 2015
August 6, 1972 |
Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland
|Spouse(s)||Paige Turco (2003–present; 1 child)|
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 Bruce Wayne / Batman in the animated films Son of Batman, Batman vs. Robin, and Batman: Bad Blood as well as Justice League: War, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, and Justice League vs. Teen Titans.
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.
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.
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 will reprise his role for several more films in the line, including Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Batman: Bad Blood.
|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|
|2006||Criminal Minds||Mill Creek Killer|
|2006||In Justice||Charles Conti|
|2007||Resident Evil: Extinction||Albert Wesker||Loosely based on Resident Evil 5|
|2008||Grey's Anatomy||Philip||2 Episode|
|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||Son of Batman||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2014||Justice League: War||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2015||Batman vs. Robin||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2015||Justice League: Throne of Atlantis||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||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Jeffrey Mace||TV series|
|2016||Justice League vs. Teen Titans||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2016||Batman: Bad Blood||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2017||Justice League Dark||Bruce Wayne / Batman||Direct-to-video|
- Jason O'Mara at the Internet Movie Database
- 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.com.
- Adams, Thelma (January 14, 2012). "Jason O'Mara on Risk Taking and Becoming an American Citizen". Parade.
- "Jason O'Mara joins cast of History's 'Sons of Liberty' - EW.com".