A talented actor, and a major successful one, Conleth Hill is currently famous for his work as Varys in the popular HBO Tv series- Game of Thrones. Considered one of the talented actors, he has been in the long run acting career since the year 1988. He has been appreciated and awarded for his contribution in the film industry several times.
The Ireland-born actor, Conleth Seamus Eoin Croiston Hill was born on the date 24th November 1964. He was born in Ballycastle, County Antrim and was raised along with his siblings. His older brother is a cameraman and his younger brother is involved in sound mixing for Games of Thrones. Their sister is also a producer. As a whole, this family is all involved in the entertainment industry and has contributed in their own way of work. His family has a well-respected impact in the industry so far.
Hill had attended the acting program at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He graduated from there in the year 1988.
Debuting from the Broadway Production Stones in His Pockets, he had an early breakthrough in his career. He has performed several stage performance as his start in acting and later on got the chance to play characters in Television shows and later in films. Performing in plays like- New Embassadors, Shoot the Crow, Macbeth, Quartermaine’s Terms, etc he has made his way to the top by now.
After his initial debut in the Broadway production, he got the chance for his TV debut in the small role of the second pupil in an episode of Boon. After his appearance on that TV show, he played further roles in episodes of TV shows like- Casualty, Medics, Screen One and Blue Heaven. He also played some major roles in The Bill, Crown Prosecutor, Meaningful Sex, Goodbye Mr. Chips and The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle.
In the year 2009, Hill made his official cinematic debut with the film Whatever Works. He played the role of Brockman in the film. His acting career took a new path after his cinematic debut.He went on to play roles in several other films. He appeared as Russ in the film Perrier’s Bounty and as Bernard Sugden in the film Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. In the year 2011, he also starred in the short film The Shore as Paddy. From the year 2012-2015, he appeared in Keith Lemon: The Film, Serena as well as in A Patch of Fog.
However, his major work counts as his work in the popular TV series- Games of Thrones. It is a fantasy fiction which is the adaptation of the novel series called A song of Ice and Fire. In this, he plays the role of Varys. The series became commercially successful and was one of the most popular HBO TV series. With the fame of the show rising, his name, and face became well recognized.
In the year 2017, he is set to be playing the role of George in the famous 1962 play adaptation. It is called Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Awaiting him to awe the crowd again, the audience and fan members are eager for its release.
Conleth Hill Married and Personal Life
Conleth Hill has successfully maintained his secrecy regarding his personal life. Nothing has come to light yet about his internal matters. Despite his lavish life as a celebrity, we do not know if he is still single or is romantically involved with anyone. No rumor has been going around about him even though he is a big name in the industry. He has not yet been involved in any kind of controversy, unlike other celebrities.
Awards and Nominations
The first ever award that he won was the Olivier Awards given to him for his role in Stones in His Pockets. It was also for The Producer. He was awarded the title of Best Actor as well. His second award was the Drama Desk Award because of his outstanding role in the film The Seafarer. He went on to win the Irish Times Award, Whatsonstage.com Award, Outer Critic’s Circle Award, Theatre League Award, Dora award as well as the Honorary Degree: Doctors of Letters from the University of Ulster for services to the arts. Contributing to the theatric and cinematic field for years, he earned a lot of titles as well nominations throughout his career period.Conleth was nominated for the S.A.G. Award, Tony Award, as well as Whatsonstage.com.
Conleth Hill Net Worth
Conleth has an estimated net worth amount of around $2 Million dollars. Because he is earning this amount solely from acting, he has made his worth into a huge amount working hard on his career. Because he has no other side business of his own his TV roles and cinematic career have, therefore, contributed to this a lot. Each day, he is working and gaining more amount to his net worth.