Colin Morgan

Colin Morgan
Colin Morgan

Colin Morgan was born in Armagh, Northern Ireland in 1986.   He plays the title role in the BBC television series “Merlin”.   His films include “Parked” and “Island”.   He has also been featured in “Dr Who” on television.

IMDB entry:

Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish actor, best known for playing the title character in the BBC TV series Merlin. Morgan attended Integrated College Dungannon, winning the ‘Denis Rooney Associates Cup’ for best overall student in the third year, before gaining a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education in 2004. He went on to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, where he graduated from in 2007. In November 2010, the Belfast Metropolitan College honored Morgan with an Award of Distinction for his contribution to the Arts

– IMDb Mini Biography By: Stefanie Gubbi)

Graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2007.
He is a vegetarian.
Has a brother named Neil.
His mother, Bernadette, is a nurse, and his father is a painter and decorator.
After studying at the Belfast Institute, he went to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.
Obtained a National Diploma in Performing Arts at Belfast Institute of Further & Higher Education in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 2004.
Was still in drama school when he was cast by director Rufus Norris to make his professional debut in the title role of the stage adaptation of DBC Pierre’s Booker Prize winner “Vernon God Little” at the Young Vic in 2007. Colin Morgan has credited this role as his first big break.
Is Lactose Intolerant.
Is a strong swimmer.
Favorite actor is Sean Penn.
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