Niall Buggy

Niall Buggy (born 1948) is an Irish actor who has worked extensively on the stage and screen in Ireland, the UK and the US. Some of his more well known roles include the lead in Brian Friel's, Uncle Vanya, for which he won an Irish Theatre Award and an Olivier Award for Dead Funny. His latest movie is The Duel by Anton Chekov which has just been released in the US and is due for release in Ireland and the UK in the coming months.

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Theatre

In 2010, he starred alongside Brenda Blethyn in Edna O'Brien's play Haunted.[1] The 6 date spring tour concluded with a run on the West End[2]

Filmography

  • The Sinners (1971), Chris, Dwyer – TV series, 1 episode
  • Zardoz (1974), Arthur Frayn / Zardoz
  • Philadelphia, Here I Come (1975), Ned
  • A Purple Taxi (1977), Little Person
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1977), Davin
  • Farmers (1978), Peter – TV movie
  • The Professionals (1980), Gorky – TV series, 1 episode
  • Nanny (1981), Jack Perse – TV series, 1 episode
  • The Citadel (1983), Con Boland – TV series, 5 episodes
  • Crown Court (1984), Dr. Ronald Monk – TV series, 1 episode
  • King David (1985), Nathan
  • Galloping Galaxies! (1985), Space Pirate Chief Murphy – TV series
  • Hellraiser (1987), Dinner Guest
  • The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987), Mr. Lenehan
  • Six Minutes with Ludwig (1988), Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Screenplay (1989) – TV series, 1 episode
  • Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1989), Victor Vivian – TV series, 2 episodes
  • Chancer (1991), Randall – TV series, 3 episodes
  • The Pope Must Diet (1991), BBC Reporter
  • Close My Eyes (1991), Geof
  • The Playboys (1992), Denzil
  • Alien 3 (1992), Eric
  • The Hummingbird Tree (1992), Priest
  • Little Napoleons (1994), Angus – TV mini-series, 1 episode
  • 99-1 (1994–1995), Elbow – TV series, 3 episodes
  • The Bill (1995), Des Riley – TV series, 1 episode
  • Father Ted (1995), Henry Sellers  – TV series, 1 episode
  • Agony Again (1995), Richard – TV series, 7 episodes
  • Upwardly Mobile (1997) – TV series
  • Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina (1997), Doctor
  • The Butcher Boy (1997), Father Dom
  • The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997), Vicar – TV movie
  • Kavanagh QC (1999), Francis Durden – TV series, 1 episode
  • That Time (2000), Listener
  • Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married (1999–2000) Mr. Sullivan – TV series, 16 episodes
  • Monarch of the Glen (2001), Kieran Conway – TV series, 1 episode
  • Family Affairs (2002), Dougie Kendall – TV series, 1 episode
  • Cruise of the Gods (2002), Graham – TV movie
  • The Reckoning (2003), Priest
  • The Libertine (2004), Chaplain
  • Grease Monkeys (2004), Father Brennan – TV series, 3 episodes
  • The Afternoon Play (2005), Father Gartside – TV series, 1 episode
  • Malice Aforethought (2005), Rev. Hessary Torr – TV movie
  • Casanova (2005), Bookseller/Printer
  • Vicious Circle (2006), Seamus
  • What If (2006), The Black Knight – TV movie
  • Dalziel and Pascoe (2006), Drummond Sachs – TV series, 2 episodes
  • Lewis (2008), R.G. Cole – TV series, 1 episode
  • Mamma Mia! The Movie (2008), Father Alex
  • Brideshead Revisited (2008), Father Mackay
  • Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2009), Samoylenko
  • Dental Breakdown (2009), The Professor

Comedy

In 1995, Buggy won the Olivier award for Best Comedy Performance for Dead Funny[3]

References

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