Karl Geary

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Karl Geary
Born (1972-05-31) 31 May 1972 (age 43)
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation Actor, club owner
Spouse(s) Laura Fraser (2003–present)

Karl John Geary (born May 31, 1972) is an Irish-born American actor and club owner.

Early life[edit]

Geary was born in Dublin. In 1987, at the age of 15 he moved to the United States; he later obtained a green card in a visa lottery for Irish illegals, and ultimately became a naturalized citizen.


Geary appeared in Madonna's Sex book. His acting roles include Sex and the City, Hysteria – The Def Leppard Story, and Hamlet (2000). He wrote and appeared in Coney Island Baby (2003). He appeared as Coffey in the 2008 horror film The Burrowers. He owns a bar in downtown Manhattan called Scratcher,[1] and previously co-owned another club, the original tiny Cafe Sin-é on St. Mark's Place in the East Village, where he waited on tables alongside Jeff Buckley.

Personal life[edit]

Geary has seven brothers and sisters. In 2003, he married Scottish actress Laura Fraser. They have one daughter, Lila, and live in Brooklyn, New York.


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Nadja Renfield
1998 Sex and the City Tommy
2000 The Book of Stars Kristjan
2000 Hamlet Horatio
2001 Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story Steve Clark
2003 Coney Island Baby Billy Hayes Writer
2008 The Burrowers Coffey
2008 Stag Night Joe
2014 Jimmy's Hall Seán


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