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John Lynch is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter British born on 26 december 1961

John Lynch

John Lynch
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 26 december 1961 (57 years)

John Lynch (born 26 December 1961) is an Irish actor and novelist.


John Lynch was born in Corrinshego, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, near Newry, County Down. He attended St Colman's College, Newry. He began acting in Irish language-medium plays at school during the early years of the conflict in Northern Ireland. He is the eldest of five children of an Irish father and an Italian mother. His younger sister Susan is also an actor.

Lynch is also a novelist. His first novel, Torn Water, was published in November 2005 by the Fourth Estate, a literary imprint of Harper and Collins, and his second, Falling Out of Heaven, was published on 13 May 2010 by the same publisher. He separated from Mary McGuckchick, in 2008 and the marriage was annulled mid-2012.

Best films

In the Name of the Father (1993)
Möbius (2013)

Usually with

Jim Sheridan
Jim Sheridan
(5 films)
Terry George
Terry George
(2 films)
Peter Howitt
Peter Howitt
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of John Lynch (44 films)

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Paul, Apostle of Christ, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Portrayals of Jesus in film
Actors Jim Caviezel, Olivier Martinez, James Faulkner, Joanne Whalley, John Lynch, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Roles Aquila
Rating66% 3.3024753.3024753.3024753.3024753.302475
Ce film est basé sur l'histoire vraie de Paul de Tarse, un apôtre du Christ, emprisonné à Tullianum par l'empereur Néron alors que Luc l'évangéliste cherche à le rencontrer. Le prisonnier se remémore sa vie, lorsqu'il s'appela Saul et qu'il persécutait les chrétiens avant de se convertir au christianisme après avoir rencontré Jésus-Christ ressuscité.
Pilgrimage (2017)

Directed by Brendan Muldowney
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Actors Richard Armitage, Tom Holland, Jon Bernthal, John Lynch, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Hugh O'Conor
Roles The Herbalist - Brother Ciaran
Rating58% 2.904412.904412.904412.904412.90441
A group of monks who undertake a pilgrimage to transport their monastery's holiest relic to Rome. When the true significance of the relic is revealed, the journey becomes much more treacherous, and the group's faith and loyalty to one another are tested.
Detour (2017)
, 1h30
Directed by Christopher Smith
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Tye Sheridan, Emory Cohen, Stephen Moyer, John Lynch, Bel Powley, Gbenga Akinnagbe
Roles Frank Malone
Rating62% 3.102413.102413.102413.102413.10241
Harper considère son beau-père responsable de l’accident dont a été victime sa mère. Harper décide de l’assassiner avec la complicité de Johnny un plouc et Cherry une stripteaseuse. Une histoire qui s’avère très risquée…
Upstream (2017)

Directed by Marion Hänsel
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama
Actors Olivier Gourmet, Sergi López, John Lynch
Roles Sean
Rating60% 3.037263.037263.037263.037263.03726
Deux hommes remontent un fleuve en Croatie, vers des chutes d'eau. Ils ignoraient jusqu'à ce jour qu'ils étaient demi-frères, et apprennent à se connaître. Un baroudeur irlandais se joint à eux.
Pilgrimage (2017)
, 1h36
Directed by Brendan Muldowney
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about religion
Actors Tom Holland, Richard Armitage, Jon Bernthal, John Lynch, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Hugh O'Conor
Roles The Herbalist - Brother Ciaran
Rating58% 2.904412.904412.904412.904412.90441
Au XIIIème siècle en Irlande, on suit un groupe de moines entreprenant un pélerinage, et l'escorte de leur relique la plus précieuse vers Rome. La foi qui les relie va bientôt devenir, face aux dangers du voyage, l'élément qui va les séparer.
Number One
Number One (2017)
, 1h50
Directed by Tonie Marshall
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Films about the labor movement, Political films
Actors Emmanuelle Devos, Suzanne Clément, Richard Berry, Sami Frey, Benjamin Biolay, Francine Bergé
Roles Gary
Rating60% 3.0185353.0185353.0185353.0185353.018535
Le film raconte le parcours d'Emmanuelle Blachey (Emmanuelle Devos), ingénieure, pour accéder à la direction d'une entreprise du CAC 40 grâce au soutien d'un réseau de femmes et malgré la misogynie régnant dans ce milieu de pouvoir.
Scintilla (2014)
, 1h34
Directed by Billy O'Brien
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction
Actors Morjana Alaoui, John Lynch, Antonia Thomas, Craig Conway, Adam Fogerty
Roles Powell
Rating47% 2.3569252.3569252.3569252.3569252.356925
Un commando de mercenaires est envoyé en U.R.S.S pour enquêter sur un bunker souterrain composé d'innombrables tunnels aboutissant à un laboratoire secret d'expérimentations. Les expérimentations mélangeant de l'ADN alien et humain ont donné pour résultat des créatures en apparence inoffensives nommées Goethe et Ali. Les mercenaires doivent s'infiltrer dans ce bunker souterrain sous haute protection armée et combattre des gardiens terrifiants avant de découvrir que les créatures mi-aliens, mi-humaines ne sont pas si inoffensives que cela...
Möbius (2013)
, 1h43
Directed by Éric Rochant
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Jean Dujardin, Cécile de France, Tim Roth, John Lynch, Émilie Dequenne, Vladimir Valentinovich Menshov
Roles Joshua
Rating60% 3.0458253.0458253.0458253.0458253.045825
Russian spy, FSB Agent Gregory Lyubov is sent to Monaco to watch the actions of the powerful Russian oligarch named Ivan Rostovskiy. As part of this mission the team recruits a talented finance expert named Alice. Suspecting her of treason, Gregory breaks the golden rule and makes contact with Alice. Between them begins a passion that might destroy them.
Black Death, 1h37
Directed by Christopher Smith
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about religion, Films about viral outbreaks
Actors Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten, John Lynch, Tim McInnerny, Kimberley Nixon
Roles Wolfstan
Rating63% 3.197893.197893.197893.197893.19789
The film takes place in 1348 in plague-ridden medieval England. Osmund (Redmayne), a young monk, is tasked with leading the feared knight Ulric (Bean) and his band of mercenaries to a remote marshland village which has remained untouched by the Black Death. Their quest is to hunt down a necromancer, who is rumoured to be able to bring the dead back to life.
Mo (2010)

Directed by Philip Martin
Genres Drama
Actors Julie Walters, David Haig, Adrian Dunbar, Gary Lewis, Tony Maudsley, Lucy Boynton
Roles Gerry Adams
Rating77% 3.8589253.8589253.8589253.8589253.858925
Mo stars Julie Walters as Mo Mowlam, the controversial but popular Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
13Hrs (2010)
, 1h25
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Tom Felton, Isabella Calthorpe, Gemma Atkinson, Joshua Bowman, Gabriel Thomson, Peter Gadiot
Roles McRae
Rating45% 2.255682.255682.255682.255682.25568
After spending a few years in Los Angeles, Sarah Tyler (Isabella Calthorpe) returns to her home in England. She arrives to find her brothers having a party in the barn, among which are Stephen Moore (Peter Gadiot), his girlfriend Emily (Gemma Atkinson), Charlie Moore (Gabriel Thomson), Gary Ashby (Tom Felton), Doug Walker (Joshua Bowman), their youngest brother Luke Moore (Antony De Liseo) and their dog, Stoner. Luke tells Sarah about their parents' arguments over bills, and their mother's supposed love affair. When Sarah inquires about this, Stephen reveals that her stepfather has accused her mother of having an affair with a man to whom she is paying large sums of money.
The Tournament, 1h37
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action, Horror
Actors Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Ian Somerhalder, Liam Cunningham, Ving Rhames, Sébastien Foucan
Roles Gene Walker
Rating60% 3.048733.048733.048733.048733.04873
A group of the world's wealthiest and most powerful men, who are themselves tied into law enforcement agencies and criminal underworlds alike, and who also control the international media with their billions, have devised the ultimate entertainment for themselves – simply referred to as "The Tournament" – which takes place at intervals of every seven or ten years in an unspecified location, usually a large city.