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Irish Actor Known for "Game of Thrones"

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 Michael McElhatton Biography

Michael McElhatton is an Irish actor and writer best known for playing the role of Roose Bolton in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He joined the series as a guest star in the second season, and continues to play this role as of Season 6, promoted to a regular cast member.

McElhatton was born in 1963 in Terenure, a suburb on the outskirts of Dublin, from a modest family. He began studying acting at Terenure College, a school known for its drama tradition, and afterward spent eight years in London where he graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1987. McElhatton returned to Ireland in the early nineties, where he began his acting career mainly in theatre and television. He appeared in a short film titled The Loser in 1990. In 1996 he was directed by John Carney in the film November Afternoon, in which he plays the main character. In the late nineties and early 2000s, McElhatton appeared in numerous series and TV movies in Ireland, working with various film directors, including Paddy Breathnach and Conor McPherson for roles in I Went Down (1997), Saltwater (2000), Blow Dry (2001), and The Actors (2003). Between 2000 and 2002, McElhatton gained fame from appearing in the situation comedies Paths to Freedom and Fergus's Wedding. In addition to acting, he also took on the role of screenwriter, writing the screenplay for all of the episodes. The character of Rats, which he wrote and starred in, in Paths to Freedom , became popular with the public and allowed it to be adapted into an entire feature film in 2003 (Spin the Bottle). As his career went on, McElhatton continued playing minor characters in films by directors such as Lenny Abrahamson, John Boorman and Kari Skogland. McElhatton also appeared in Perrier's Bounty (2009) and Death of a Superhero (2011).

He returned to his role as writer in 2010 writing six episodes of the sitcom Your Bad Self . Over the next decade McElhatton began appearing in much larger roles. In 2011 he had a role in the film Albert Nobbs directed by Rodrigo García, and the following year the short Pentecost , which received a nomination for Best Short Film at the 2012 Academy Awards. That same year he took part in the film Shadow Dancer directed by James Marsh, while also on television in the cast of the miniseries Titanic: Blood and Steel.

In 2012, McElhatton joined the cast of the popular television series HBO Game of Thrones, beginning in the second season, playing the character of Roose Bolton. From the fifth season on he was promoted to main cast member. In 2015 he played one of the protagonists in the horror film The Hallow, which was presented at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, he appeared on Genius and Chernobyl.

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Michael McElhatton

Irish Actor Known for "Game of Thrones"

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Michael McElhatton Biography

Michael McElhatton is an Irish actor and writer best known for playing the role of Roose Bolton in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He joined the series as a guest star in the second season, and continues to play this role as of Season 6, promoted to a regular cast member.

McElhatton was born in 1963 in Terenure, a suburb on the outskirts of Dublin, from a modest family. He began studying acting at Terenure College, a school known for its drama tradition, and afterward spent eight years in London where he graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1987. McElhatton returned to Ireland in the early nineties, where he began his acting career mainly in theatre and television. He appeared in a short film titled The Loser in 1990. In 1996 he was directed by John Carney in the film November Afternoon, in which he plays the main character. In the late nineties and early 2000s, McElhatton appeared in numerous series and TV movies in Ireland, working with various film directors, including Paddy Breathnach and Conor McPherson for roles in I Went Down (1997), Saltwater (2000), Blow Dry (2001), and The Actors (2003). Between 2000 and 2002, McElhatton gained fame from appearing in the situation comedies Paths to Freedom and Fergus's Wedding. In addition to acting, he also took on the role of screenwriter, writing the screenplay for all of the episodes. The character of Rats, which he wrote and starred in, in Paths to Freedom , became popular with the public and allowed it to be adapted into an entire feature film in 2003 (Spin the Bottle). As his career went on, McElhatton continued playing minor characters in films by directors such as Lenny Abrahamson, John Boorman and Kari Skogland. McElhatton also appeared in Perrier's Bounty (2009) and Death of a Superhero (2011).

He returned to his role as writer in 2010 writing six episodes of the sitcom Your Bad Self . Over the next decade McElhatton began appearing in much larger roles. In 2011 he had a role in the film Albert Nobbs directed by Rodrigo García, and the following year the short Pentecost , which received a nomination for Best Short Film at the 2012 Academy Awards. That same year he took part in the film Shadow Dancer directed by James Marsh, while also on television in the cast of the miniseries Titanic: Blood and Steel.

In 2012, McElhatton joined the cast of the popular television series HBO Game of Thrones, beginning in the second season, playing the character of Roose Bolton. From the fifth season on he was promoted to main cast member. In 2015 he played one of the protagonists in the horror film The Hallow, which was presented at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, he appeared on Genius and Chernobyl.

Michael McElhatton Videos

  • When I Died on Game of Thrones: Roose Bolton
    SPOILER ALERT! Roose Bolton went from Stark bannerman to Warden of the North after betraying Robb Stark at the Red Wedding, but got his...
  • Iwan Rheon, Michael McElhatton & Alfie Allen Talk "Game of Thrones"
    Alfie Allen talks about what Iwan Rheon’s character did to his character on “Game of Thrones” and Michael McElhatton talks about how no...
  • Game Of Thrones | Thronecast - Roose Bolton On The Red Wedding
    Roose Bolton (Michael McElhatton) talks to Thronecast about filming the most iconic scene in Game Of Thrones; the Red Wedding. Watch more on...

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  • How to book Michael McElhatton?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Michael McElhatton for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Michael McElhatton, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Michael McElhatton or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Michael McElhatton?

    Booking fees for Michael McElhatton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Michael McElhatton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Michael McElhatton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Michael McElhatton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael McElhatton for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Michael McElhatton or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Michael McElhatton or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Michael McElhatton is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael McElhatton for your event is available upon request. Michael McElhatton generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Aidan Gillen, Finn Jones, Jerome Flynn, Arthur Darvill and Hafthor Bjornsson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael McElhatton for an upcoming event.

Michael McElhatton Speaker Videos

  • When I Died on Game of Thrones: Roose Bolton
    SPOILER ALERT! Roose Bolton went from Stark bannerman to Warden of the North after betraying Robb Stark at the Red Wedding, but got his comeuppance when he was murdered by his own son, the...
    Iwan Rheon, Michael McElhatton & Alfie Allen Talk "Game of Thrones"
    Alfie Allen talks about what Iwan Rheon’s character did to his character on “Game of Thrones” and Michael McElhatton talks about how no spoilers for the upcoming season have come out...
  • Game Of Thrones | Thronecast - Roose Bolton On The Red Wedding
    Roose Bolton (Michael McElhatton) talks to Thronecast about filming the most iconic scene in Game Of Thrones; the Red Wedding. Watch more on YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/SkyAtlantic Like us...
    Game of Thrones - GIGA im Interview mit Michael McElhatton ...
  • Game of Thrones Season 4: Michael McElhatton "Roose Bolton ...
    Michael McElhatton: Game of Thrones Interview - YouTube

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