Hugh OC

Hugh O’Conor – Young Man

Hugh’s theatre work includes The Wexford Trilogy (Gateway Theatre, Lowry Salford and Tricycle Theatre), The Home Place (Gate Theatre and Comedy Theatre), Arcadia and The Bread Man (Gate Theatre), Pygmalion (Abbey Theatre) and as the Fool in King Lear (Abbey Theatre), for which he won the 2013 Irish Times Theatre award for Best Supporting Actor.  Film work includes Lamb, young Christy Brown in the Oscar-winning My Left Foot, The Three Musketeers, The Young Poisoner’s Handbook, Chocolat, The Stag and the upcoming A Storm in the Stars, Handsome Devil and Pilgrimage. TV work includes the IFTA-winning Your Bad Self, Ripper Street, Moone Boy and the upcoming series of The Fall. He has directed music videos with artists including Sinéad O’Connor and Little Green Cars, written and directed award-winning short films with the Irish Film Board, and exhibits photography regularly at the RHA, Dublin and the RUA in Belfast; his photo Beckah, Dublin Airport was shortlisted for the Hennessy Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland in 2014.