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Colin O'Donoghue

1981 - Today

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Colin O'Donoghue (born 26 January 1981) is an Irish actor and musician, best known for portraying Captain Killian "Hook" Jones on the ABC TV show Once Upon a Time. He appeared in the 2011 horror thriller film The Rite (2011) as a skeptical novice priest, Michael Kovak. He portrayed the character of Douxie Casperan in the Guillermo del Toro animated series Tales of Arcadia for Netflix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin O'Donoghue has received more than 3,346,084 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Colin O'Donoghue is the 6,138th most popular actor (down from 5,722nd in 2019), the 277th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 271st in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Irish Actor.

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  • 42.64

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  • 25

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  • 5.61

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  • 2.69

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Among actors, Colin O'Donoghue ranks 6,138 out of 9,996Before him are Ross Bagdasarian, Sergei Garmash, Tina Louise, Antje Traue, Jay Hernandez, and Anna Popplewell. After him are John Hodiak, Jeanna Friske, Kenneth Williams, Rosie Perez, Mary Lynn Rajskub, and David Thornton.

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Among people born in 1981, Colin O'Donoghue ranks 162Before him are Abu Mohammad al-Julani, Ksenia Sobchak, Owen Hargreaves, Aurora Snow, Johan Elmander, and Antje Traue. After him are Mardy Fish, Cecelia Ahern, Ali Al-Habsi, Abdul Kader Keïta, Tim Wiese, and Genevieve Cortese.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Colin O'Donoghue ranks 277 out of 501Before him are Andrea Corr (1974), Graham Norton (1963), John Lynch (1961), Peter Sutherland (1946), Louis Walsh (1952), and Cathal Brugha (1874). After him are Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Mairead McGuinness (1959), William Paterson (1745), Tony Dunne (1941), Cecelia Ahern (1981), and Liam O'Flaherty (1896).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Colin O'Donoghue ranks 43Before him are Sara Allgood (1879), Owen Moore (1886), Geraldine Somerville (1967), Aidan Turner (1983), Graham Norton (1963), and John Lynch (1961). After him are Milo O'Shea (1926), Colm Wilkinson (1944), Allen Leech (1981), George Brent (1904), Robert Sheehan (1988), and Jack Gleeson (1992).

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