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Adrian Dunbar

  • Aug 01, 1958 (age 62)
  • 5' 11" (1.80 m)
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2017
The Snowman
MovieOct 7, 2017

The Snowman

When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the …
When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.
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Broken
TV ShowMay 30, 2017

Broken

Broken is a six-part British television drama series, …
Broken is a six-part British television drama series, created by screenwriter Jimmy McGovern, that first broadcast on BBC One on 30 May 2017. The series focuses on Michael Kerrigan (Sean Bean), the priest of a Roman Catholic parish in a northern English city, who despite suffering from his own troubles stemming from a traumatic childhood, tries to guide several of his most vulnerable parishioners through the trials and tribulations of everyday life. The series, produced by LA Productions, was commissioned in 2015; with filming taking place throughout 2016.
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2016
The Secret Scripture
MovieSep 10, 2016

The Secret Scripture

A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental …
A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital.
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2014
Walter
MovieAug 8, 2014

Walter

After DI Dick Romney is killed under the wheels of a tube …
After DI Dick Romney is killed under the wheels of a tube train DI Walter Gambon, a widower with a teenage daughter Lily and DS Anne Hopkins are charged by naïve, young CS Addison to locate...
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2013
Jo
TV ShowJan 16, 2013

Jo

Jo (previously known by the working title Le Grand) is an …
Jo (previously known by the working title Le Grand) is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian-American screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier and Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs, and primarily directed by Charlotte Sieling known for The Killing and The Bridge. It is co-produced by the French Atlantique Productions and the Belgian Stromboli Pictures companies in association with broadcast partners TF1, RTBF, Sat.1, ORF and RTS.
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2012
A Touch of Cloth
TV ShowAug 26, 2012

A Touch of Cloth

A Touch of Cloth is a British television comedy series …
A Touch of Cloth is a British television comedy series created and written by Charlie Brooker and Daniel Maier. A parody of British police procedural dramas, it stars John Hannah as Jack Cloth, a police detective with personal problems, and Suranne Jones as Anne Oldman, his colleague. The title is a play on the title on the detective series A Touch of Frost and the British euphemism "to touch cloth". The DVD of the first series was released in the UK on 3 September 2012, and the second and third series were released on 1 September 2014.
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The Hollow Crown
MovieJun 30, 2012

The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown is a series of British TV that adapts …
The Hollow Crown is a series of British TV that adapts William Shakespeare's historical tetralogy, the Henriad. This includes Richard II, Henry IV part 1 and 2, and Henry V. Each episode is directed by a notable British stage director and the project as a whole was produced by Sam Mendes.
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Line of Duty
TV ShowJun 26, 2012

Line of Duty

Line of Duty is a British BBC police procedural television series …
Line of Duty is a British BBC police procedural television series created by Jed Mercurio and produced by World Productions. The first series premiered on 26 June 2012 and became BBC Two's best-performing drama series in ten years with a consolidated audience of 4.1 million viewers. The second series broadcast began on 12 February 2014; its widespread public and critical acclaim led to the BBC commissioning a further two series. The third series broadcast began on 24 March 2016, and the fourth on 26 March 2017 on BBC One. The fifth series was completed at the end of 2018 and broadcast began on BBC One on 31 March 2019. In May 2017, the BBC commissioned a sixth series. Anticipated broadcast is possibly late 2020.
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Good Vibrations
MovieMay 31, 2012

Good Vibrations

A chronicle of Terri Hooley's life, a record-store owner …
A chronicle of Terri Hooley's life, a record-store owner instrumental in developing Belfast's punk-rock scene.
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2011
Death in Paradise
TV ShowOct 25, 2011

Death in Paradise

Death in Paradise is a British-French crime drama …
Death in Paradise is a British-French crime drama television series created by Robert Thorogood, starring Ben Miller (series 1–3), Kris Marshall (series 3–6), Ardal O'Hanlon (series 6–9) and Ralf Little (series 9-present). The programme is a joint UK and French production. The French language version is Meurtres au paradis (in French). The programme is filmed on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe and broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom, France 2 in France, PBS in the United States, Australia’s ABC. Death in Paradise has enjoyed high ratings, leading to repeated renewals. An eighth series was broadcast from 10 January 2019 to 28 February 2019. It was announced the same day that a ninth and a tenth series had been commissioned. Filming for series nine started in May 2019. O'Hanlon left the show in October 2019, during the filming of series nine, which started broadcasting on 9 January 2020 and ended on 27 February 2020.
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World's Most Dangerous Roads
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TV ShowSep 4, 2011

World's Most Dangerous Roads

World's Most Dangerous …
World's Most Dangerous Roads is a British TV series in which two celebrities are filmed as they journey by 4×4 vehicle along roads considered among the world's most dangerous. The first series aired on BBC Two in 2011. The series is narrated by actor Adrian Dunbar.
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The Jonathan Ross Show
TV ShowSep 3, 2011

The Jonathan Ross Show

The Jonathan Ross Show is …
The Jonathan Ross Show is a British comedy chat show presented by Jonathan Ross. It was first broadcast on ITV on 3 September 2011 and airs on Saturday evenings following the conclusion of Ross' BBC One chat show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, in July 2010.
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Scott & Bailey
TV ShowMay 29, 2011

Scott & Bailey

Scott & Bailey is a British drama series that debuted on ITV …
Scott & Bailey is a British drama series that debuted on ITV on 29 May 2011 and concluded on 27 April 2016. The series stars Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Amelia Bullmore, Nicholas Gleaves, Danny Miller, and Pippa Haywood. The show, written by Sally Wainwright, revolves around the personal and professional lives of Detectives Janet Scott (played by Sharp) and Rachel Bailey (played by Jones). Both characters are members of the Syndicate Nine Major Incident Team (MIT) of the fictional Manchester Metropolitan Police.
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Hideaways
MovieApr 21, 2011

Hideaways

James Furlong, motherless, discovered an extraordinary …
James Furlong, motherless, discovered an extraordinary gift by accident which caused the death of his father and his grandmother.
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Silk
TV ShowFeb 22, 2011

Silk

Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC …
Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC which was broadcast over three series on BBC One between 22 February 2011 and 31 March 2014. Created by Peter Moffat, the series follows the daily goings on of Shoe Lane Chambers and its members in their personal and professional lives.
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2010
Mo
MovieJan 31, 2010

Mo

A revealing biopic about politician Dr. Marjorie "Mo" Mowlam …
A revealing biopic about politician Dr. Marjorie "Mo" Mowlam (Dame Julie Walters).
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2008
The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce
MovieDec 29, 2008

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce

In 1824 and the British penal …
In 1824 and the British penal colony of VanDiemen's Land is little more than a living hell. Chained to a wall in the darkness of a Hobart cell, Pearce is visited by Father Connolly,the parish priest of the fledgling colony and a fellow Irishman. The harrowing confession Pearce makes, shocks the priest and the British establishment to the core.
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Ashes to Ashes
TV ShowFeb 7, 2008

Ashes to Ashes

Ashes to Ashes is a British crime drama and police procedural …
Ashes to Ashes is a British crime drama and police procedural drama television series, serving as the sequel to Life on Mars. The series began airing on BBC One in February 2008. A second series began broadcasting in April 2009. A third and final series was broadcast from 2 April to 21 May 2010 on BBC One and BBC HD.
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2006
Eye of the Dolphin
MovieDec 10, 2006

Eye of the Dolphin

Alyssa is a troubled 14-year old, suspended from school a …
Alyssa is a troubled 14-year old, suspended from school a year after her mother has drowned. Her grandmother Lucy, at wit's end, decides to take Alyssa to her father, James, whom Alyssa thought was dead for years. He studies dolphin communication at Smith's Point, on the Grand Bahama Island. James has not known of Alyssa's existence and is clueless about parenthood. The women arrive at the same time that James may lose his research operation to a tourist attraction. Father, daughter, dolphins, and town are on a collision course. Alyssa and James get encouragement from James's girlfriend and her father. It's the dolphins who can teach, and Alyssa who discovers how to listen.
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2005
The Quatermass Experiment
MovieApr 2, 2005

The Quatermass Experiment

Professor Bernard …
Professor Bernard Quatermass' manned rocket ship returns to Earth but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.
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Kidnapped
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MovieFeb 27, 2005

Kidnapped

15-year-old Davie Balfour is poised to receive a vast inheritance …
15-year-old Davie Balfour is poised to receive a vast inheritance when he's lured onto a cargo ship, knocked unconscious, and kidnapped by his malevolent uncle Ebenezer, who devises a ...
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2004
Mickybo and Me
MovieAug 1, 2004

Mickybo and Me

This movie tells the story of two boys who become friends at …
This movie tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. They share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
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2002
Triggermen
MovieJul 26, 2002

Triggermen

One of two deadly hired kilers switches places with one of a …
One of two deadly hired kilers switches places with one of a duo of conmen in order to pursue love.
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2001
How Harry Became a Tree
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MovieSep 1, 2001

How Harry Became a Tree

This drama is set in rural …
This drama is set in rural Ireland. Believing that "a man is measured by his enemies", Harry Maloney ('Colm Meany') sets out to ruin George O'Flaherty - the most powerful man in town, who not only owns the local pub and most of the businesses in the area, but is also the local matchmaker. When Harry's son Gus(Cillian Murphy) - upon whom Harry regularly heaps abuse (mostly mental and verbal) - falls for the lovely Eileen, George helps get the two together during this time, Harry quietly mobilizes his dastardly plans.
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Murder in Mind
TV ShowApr 22, 2001

Murder in Mind

Murder in Mind is a British television anthology series of …
Murder in Mind is a British television anthology series of self-contained stories, each with a murderous theme, seen from the perspective of the murderer. The series was created by Anthony Horowitz, and broadcast on BBC One from 22 April 2001 to 29 June 2003.
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2000
Shooters
MovieFeb 21, 2000

Shooters

Gilly, fresh out of prison, and J, a hustler with a major drug …
Gilly, fresh out of prison, and J, a hustler with a major drug problem, just can't shake their criminal ways.
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1999
Cruel Train
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MovieSep 4, 1999

Cruel Train

A sordid story of sexual passion, sexual crimes, and murder, …
A sordid story of sexual passion, sexual crimes, and murder, set among the staff of an English railway line in 1940-41.
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1998
The General
MovieMay 19, 1998

The General

The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin …
The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the I.R.A., the U.V.F., and members of his own team.
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1996
Silent Witness
TV ShowFeb 21, 1996

Silent Witness

Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by …
Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by the BBC, focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes. First broadcast in 1996, and still on air, the series was created by Nigel McCrery, a former murder squad detective based in Nottingham. He later went on to create the hit series New Tricks, with writer Roy Mitchell.
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1995
Richard III
MovieAug 20, 1995

Richard III

The classic Shakespearean play about the murderously …
The classic Shakespearean play about the murderously scheming 15th-century king is reimagined in an alternative setting of 1930s England as clouds of fascism gather.
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Innocent Lies
MovieJun 30, 1995

Innocent Lies

In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small …
In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family with plenty of skeletons in the closet.
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1994
The Blue Boy
MovieOct 2, 1994

The Blue Boy

Marie Bonnar (Dame Emma Thompson) is an insecure …
Marie Bonnar (Dame Emma Thompson) is an insecure housewife whose husband, Joe (Adrian Dunbar), is having an affair. The two of them take a vacation to rural Scotland, but by sheer bad luck,...
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Widows' Peak
MovieApr 15, 1994

Widows' Peak

Mrs. Edwina Broome (Natasha Richardson) has just moved …
Mrs. Edwina Broome (Natasha Richardson) has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak", so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents are all curious about their new neighbor, but no one can seem to get much information about her, including Queen bee Mrs. Doyle-Counihan (Dame Joan Plowright), whose son is busy wooing Edwina. Miss Katherine O'Hare. (Mia Farrow) and Edwina have an immediate dislike for each other, however, and soon some accidental encounters begin to look like Edwina is trying to ruin her new rival. The problems escalate and the town is in an uproar, but they get no closer to solving the mystery of the newcomer.
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1993
Cracker
TV ShowSep 27, 1993

Cracker

Cracker is a British crime drama series produced by Granada …
Cracker is a British crime drama series produced by Granada Television for ITV, created and principally written by Jimmy McGovern. Set in Manchester, the series follows a criminal psychologist (or "cracker"), Dr Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald, played by Robbie Coltrane, who works with the Greater Manchester Police to help them solve crimes. The show consists of three series which were originally aired from 1993 to 1995. A 100-minute special set in Hong Kong followed in 1996 and another two-hour story in 2006. In 2000, the series was ranked 39 on the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes compiled by the British Film Institute.
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Best Original Screenplay
Nomination1993

Best Original Screenplay

Nominated for "Hear My Song".
BAFTA Award
1992
A Touch of Frost
TV ShowDec 6, 1992

A Touch of Frost

A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by …
A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television (later ITV Studios) for ITV from 6 December 1992 until 5 April 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R. D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard Harris.
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The Crying Game
MovieSep 2, 1992

The Crying Game

A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one …
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
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The Playboys
MovieApr 22, 1992

The Playboys

A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes …
A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty (Albert Finney). The arrival of a dramatic troupe stirs things up even more, especially when she falls in love with one of the "Playboys", Tom Casey (Aidan Quinn).
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Best Original Screenplay
Nomination1992

Best Original Screenplay

Nominated for "Hear My Song".
BAFTA Award
1991
Hear My Song
MovieDec 27, 1991

Hear My Song

Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef …
Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club
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1989
My Left Foot
MovieFeb 24, 1989

My Left Foot

Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and …
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.
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1988
The Dawning
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MovieAug 1, 1988

The Dawning

An I.R.A. gunman (Sir Anthony Hopkins) on the run from the …
An I.R.A. gunman (Sir Anthony Hopkins) on the run from the government. He meets up with an idealistic young woman (Rebecca Pidgeon) and attempts to win her support for his cause.
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A World Apart
MovieJun 17, 1988

A World Apart

A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. …
A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, not long after, her mother is detained by the authorities. Some of Molly's White friends turn against her, and her family's friendships with Blacks take on new meaning. Relationships are fragile in the world of apartheid. How will she manage?
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1987
Inspector Morse
TV ShowJan 6, 1987

Inspector Morse

Inspector Morse is a British detective drama television …
Inspector Morse is a British detective drama television series based on a series of novels by Colin Dexter. It starred John Thaw as Detective Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis. The series comprises 33 two-hour episodes (100 minutes excluding commercials) produced between 1987 and 2000. Dexter made uncredited cameo appearances in all but three of the episodes.
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Madaleine Dunbar
Child1987

Madaleine Dunbar

Madaleine Dunbar born.
1986
Sky Bandits
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MovieOct 31, 1986

Sky Bandits

Through a series of circumstances, a pair of Old West …
Through a series of circumstances, a pair of Old West gunfighters end up as fighter pilots in World War I.
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Anna Nygh
Marriage1986

Anna Nygh

Anna Nygh is an actress and casting director, known for …
Anna Nygh is an actress and casting director, known for Sweeney 2 (1978), Arms and the Man (1983) and Bugs (1995). She has been married to Adrian Dunbar since 1986. They have one child.
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1962
The Late Late Show
TV ShowJul 6, 1962

The Late Late Show

The Late Late Show, with its title often shortened to The Late …
The Late Late Show, with its title often shortened to The Late Late, is an Irish chat show. It is the world's second longest-running late-night talk show, after the American The Tonight Show. Perceived as the official flagship television programme of the Republic of Ireland's public service broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), it is regarded as an Irish television institution (even abroad) and is broadcast live across two hours plus in front of a studio audience on Friday nights between September and May at 21.30. Certain segments are sometimes pre-recorded and aired within the live parts of the show.
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1958
Adrian Dunbar
BirthAugust 1958

Adrian Dunbar

Adrian Dunbar was born.
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