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Colin O’Donoghue (born 26 January 1981) is an Irish actor and musician best known for his role as Captain Killian “Hook” Jones in the hit ABC show, Once Upon a Time, and his role as Michael Kovak in The Rite (2011).

A native of Drogheda and a graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Colin’s early career consisted of predominately theatre and television work in Ireland and the UK.

In 2003, he won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best New Talent for his role as Norman in the TV movie Home for Christmas. Soon after, he had stints on Proof, Fair City, the miniseries Rebel Heart and The Clinic for Irish Television. He also appeared as Duke Philip of Bavaria in season 3 of the hit BBC/Showtime series The Tudors, where he caught the eye of many industry professionals.

Upon arriving in Los Angeles in 2010, he landed the lead role of Michael Kovak, working opposite Academy Award winner Sir Anthony Hopkins in the New Line Cinema feature, The Rite. He can also be seen in Johannes Roberts’ film Storage 24, opposite BAFTA winner Noel Clarke.

Alongside a successful acting career, Colin is the former lead singer of Irish band, The Enemies. Despite not being signed to a record label, they were commissioned by General Motors to record tracks for their Chevy Route 66 online campaign. They also worked on the music for Coca-Cola’s 5BY20 project, their song “Sustain” was featured on DirectTV’s 3D surfing documentary series, Gone Until December, and they co-wrote and recorded the theme for the 2012 animated European TV show, Max Adventures.

Colin currently lives in Ireland with his wife Helen and their two children, Evan and Millie.

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Colin O’Donoghue is an Irish actor/musician. He was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland on January 26th, 1981. He is best known for his role as Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones in Once Upon a Time and his role as Michael Kovak in The Rite.

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The Right Stuff
Colin as Gordon Cooper
Status: Watch now on DisneyPlus
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U.S. fighter pilots are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become the first Mercury astronauts. TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book, 'The Right Stuff'.
Fairytale Of New York
Colin as Shane
Status: Finalized
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Fairytale is a sweeping romantic story.
Luck
Colin as Gerry [Voice]
Status: Filming
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The curtain is pulled back on the millennia-old battle between the organizations of good luck and bad luck that secretly affects everyday lives.
Kiss Me Judas
Colin as
Status: Development
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