Sean Mahon

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Sean Mahon
Dublin, Ireland
Years active2002–present

Seán Mahon is an Irish stage and screen actor. He is known for playing Nicky Giblin in the Broadway production of The Seafarer, Richard Hannay in the Broadway production of The 39 Steps and Michael Hess (the lost son) in the award-winning feature film, Philomena. In 2014 he was nominated for a best lead actor award for his portrayal of maverick cop Brian McGonigle in the Irish drama Red Rock.[1] On 9 July 2018, the BBC announced that Mahon would be joining the cast of EastEnders in 2018 to play Ray Kelly, the ex-husband of Mel Owen.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2002 It Could Happen Doctor Short
2003 Hulk Comanche Pilot #1
2003 This Vicious Minute Husband Short
2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Lucky
2005 A.M.D.G.: A World Is Not Enough Ignatius Loyola Short
2006 Eragon Voice
2007 Reign of the Gargoyles Major James Deacon TV Movie
2008 Rend Thomas Short
2010 Fair Game CIA Analyst #1
2010 Exit the Castle Short
2011 Higher Ground Liam Donovan
2012 Dark Shadows Collinsport Cop
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Prince Pilot 52 Uncredited
2013 Philomena Michael Hess
2014 The Legend of Longwood Marc Dumonceau Completed
2015 The Last Treasure Hunt Ernie Post-production
2016 Anthropoid Dr. Eduard
2016 Jack Taylor: Purgatory Tom Farrell
2018 Don't Go Dave Pearse


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Angel Truck Driver "Forgiving" (Season 3, Episode 17)
2002 The Agency Delaney "Elite Meat to Eat" (Season 2, Episode 11)
2003 Everwood Pseudo Patient "Blind Faith" (Season 2, Episode 6)
2003 ER Community Hospital Doctor "Death and Taxes" (Season 10, Episode 7)
2003-2004 Line of Fire Carl Sampson 4 episodes
2008 As the World Turns George Episode #1.13387
2008 Fringe Bartender "Safe" (Season 1, Episode 10)
2010 Army Wives Professor George Kelling "New Orders" (Season 4, Episode 9)
2010 Then We Got Help! Terry 20 episodes
2014-2015 Red Rock Brian McGonigle
2018-2019 EastEnders Ray Kelly Regular Character

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role Notes
2006 Call of Duty 3 Peterson


  1. ^ Rooney, David (6 December 2007). "Review: 'The Seafarer'". Variety. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  2. ^ bbceastenders [@bbceastenders] (9 July 2018). "NEWS: Sean Mahon will be joining the cast of EastEnders later this summer to play Ray Kelly, the charming and mysterious ex-husband of Mel Owen and step-dad to her son, Hunter" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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