Stephen Rea

Rea in 2018, photo by Denis Makarenko/

Place of Birth: Belfast, Northern Ireland, U.K.

Date of Birth: 31 October, 1946

Ethnicity: Irish/Northern Irish/Ulster-Scots

Stephen Rea is an Irish actor. His roles include The Crying Game, Michael Collins, V for Vendetta, and Breakfast on Pluto, among many other films.

He was raised in Belfast, in a Protestant family. He has two children with his former wife, Dolours Price, who was an IRA volunteer.

2 Responses

  1. JackB says:

    He is not a Northern Irish actor. He is an Irish actor of Scottish descent. He is very clear about his Irish identity. He identifies as Irish.

  2. Hadnodiner says:

    plain scottish that’s it

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