Paul Mescal

Mescal in 2021, Starfrenzy

Birth Name: Paul Colm Michael Mescal

Place of Birth: Meynooth, County Kildare, Ireland

Date of Birth: 2 February, 1996

Ethnicity: Irish

Paul Mescal is an Irish actor. He is known for starring on the shows Normal People and The Deceived, and in the films The Lost Daughter, Aftersun, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor; God’s Creatures, Carmen (2022), All of Us Strangers, and Foe (2023).

He is the son of Dearbhla, a Garda, and Paul, a schoolteacher and semi-professional actor. His father’s family is from Cooraclare, Co. Clare. He speaks the Irish language.

Paul’s paternal grandfather was named Michael Mescal.

Paul’s paternal grandmother was named Mairead.


8 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Grandson of Michael and Mairead, from Cooraclare, Co. Clare.

  2. jonasbsjr says:

    his last name sounds spanish, if his first name was ”´Pedro”, would be funny

  3. andrew says:

    A rather obscure Irish surname

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