Born on February 9, 1953, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Ciarán Hinds stands as a paragon of acting talent in the realms of stage, screen, and television. Audiences and critics have lauded his extraordinary skills and adaptability over the years.
Hinds hails from Belfast and was raised in a family with strong academic and artistic leanings. His father Gerry Hinds was a physician, while his mother Moya Hinds was both a school teacher and an amateur actress.
Ciarán Hinds nurtured his love for the arts from a young age and even attended dance lessons.
He completed his formal education at renowned institutions, including Holy Family Primary School, St Malachy’s College, and eventually Queen’s University Belfast.
However, his most formative training came from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Hinds kickstarted his career in 1975 with a theatrical role in “The Seagull,” portraying Konstantin (Kostya).
His involvement with distinguished theater troupes like the Royal Shakespeare Company helped him gain early critical acclaim.
His cinematic career also took flight early on, marked by a significant role in the 1981 film “Excalibur.” The depth and complexity he brings to his roles have made him a respected figure in the entertainment world.
His performances span a diverse range of genres, including historical epics like “Excalibur,” crime dramas like “Road to Perdition,” and period pieces like “There Will Be Blood.”
The Irish thespian has seen financial success in tandem with his artistic accomplishments. Industry insiders estimate his net worth to be around $7 million as of 2023. His extensive career, which has lasted over five decades, includes film, television, and stage work, all contributing to his financial prosperity.
Hinds is an international figure, spending significant time in France, where he owns multiple properties.
Primarily residing in Paris, he enjoys a luxurious lifestyle that extends to an exquisite collection of cars, including models from Mercedes, Audi, and Chevrolet.
He is married to French-Vietnamese actress Hélène Patarot, and the couple has a daughter named Aoife Hinds.
He received the Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Captain Wentworth in “Persuasion,” and he has been nominated for a Tony Award for his role in the stage play “The Seafarer.”
“Rome” (2005 – 2007)
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” (2011)
“Above Suspicion” (2009 – 2012)
“Treason” (2022)Some of his memorable works in recent years include: