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James Doran


James is one of Northern Ireland's busiest actors with an extensive CV of feature film, TV and Theatre credits.· Currently performing with Cahoots NI
Playing Range:Forties
Hair: Fair
Height: 5'10
Build: Medium
Eyes: Blue
Accents: American-New England, American-New York, Australian, Belfast*, Cockney, Dublin, Glasgow, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, London, Manchester, RP, Scottish-Standard
Musical Instruments:
Skills: Manchester Poly School of Theatre.1987-1990. Darts*, Fishing*, Football*, Pool*, Running*, Snooker*, Squash*, Swimming*
Vehicle Licences: Full Clean
Current Location: Belfast


Theatre Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer Venue
Smiley Malcolm Conal Morrison Lyric Theatre
Re-Energize Young Cecil Conal Morrison Derry Playhouse
The Tempest Prospero Andrea Montgomery Terra Nova
My Big Fat Belfast Christmas Joe Finn Kennedy Theatre at the Mill
Meeting at Menin Gate Terry Matt Torney The Mac
Lantern Man Wainwright Steven Beggs Powerstone
Titanic Boys Bob Knight Podge O’Reilly/M Lynch GBL
Chronicles of Long Kesh Eamonn Lisa May/Martin Lynch Grand Opera House
Brothers in Arms Frank Mullan Martin Lynch Greenshoot
Guidelines Man Mick Duke Tinderbox
The Christening Paddy Martin McSharry Rawlife
Dockers Sweeney Andrew Flynn Lyric Theatre
Not a Game for Boys Oscar Patsy Hughes C21 Theatre Co
That Woman at Rathard Hamilton Echlin Colin Carnegie Centre Stage
Dealers Choice Ash Martin McSharry Rawlife Theatre co
Henry & Harriet Leonard Paula Mc Fetridge Kabosh
The Country Boy Eddie Zoe Seaton Big Telly Theatre Co
Pumpgirl Hammy Mike Bradwell London, Bush Theatre
Diary of a Hunger Strike Warder Mc Clay Gearoid O’Callaghan Aisling Ghear
1974 (The End of the Year Show) Jimmy Carol Moore Lyric Theatre
Secret Diary of Adrian Mole George Lisa May Bruiser Theatre Co
The Weir Brendan Fiona Buffini Lyric Theatre
Observe the sons of Ulster… Millen Michael Duke Lyric Theatre
Macbeth Macduff Jacky Doyle Lyric/Prime Cut
Of Mice and Men Whit Robin Midgely Lyric Theatre


Film Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer
FishBowl Paddy Martin McCann DBC Productions
Nothing Personal Billy Thaddeus O'Sullivan Littlebird
A Futher Gesture Gate Prison Officer Robert Denholm IrishTown Films
Charming Celia Jackie David Starkey
Saoirse Terry Brendan J Byrne Northern Lights
Divorcing Jack Keegans Hood David Caffery Scala
H3 Father Bradley Les Blair Metropolitan
The Boys & Girl From County Kildare Dave John Irwin Ilse of Man Film commission
The Prisoner Robert Jameson Mohydeen Quandoor Sindika Productions
50 Dead Men Walking IRA Volunteer Keri Skogland Brightlight Productions
Everything in This Country Must Hayknife Gary McKendry Six Mile Productions
Mickeybo & Me Barman Terry Loane


Television Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer Channel
The Widower Kevin Shearer Paul Whittington Octagon Films
Number 2s Sammy Michael McDowell BBC
Scup Danny Declan Recks Stirling Productions
Maru Sgt Halloran John Carlin Stirling Productions
The Apprisal Taxi Driver Sterling Productions/TG4
Trail of Guilt DS Samson Jeff Morgan BBC
Puddy Cat Sam Brendan Byrne BBC/Northern Lights
Branwen Brian Ceri Sherlock S4C
Rebel Heart Warder John Strickland BBC
Holy Cross Sean Mark Borcell BBC
Pulling Moves Cop Colin Barr BBC
Best,His Mothers Son Mancunian Taxi Driver Colin Barr BBC
Game Of Thrones Ser Mandon Moore Neil Martshall HBO
Waterfront Beat Policeman Ken Horn BBC