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Dermot Murphy


Dermot has just completed filming on the feature film HOLY ISLAND directed by Robert Manson.


He was recently seen in cinemas worldwide playing the role of Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof in the Queen biopic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, starring Rami Malek and directed by Bryan Singer. Most recently Dermot filmed the role of Fintan in the short film I BET directed by Raško Miljković , Radio in THE MARTINI SHOT opposite Matthew Modine and Sir Derek Jacobi, which was directed by Stephen Wallis. Prior to that, he filmed the role of Marty in Sophie Hyde’s ANIMALS, which will have its highly anticipated world premiere at the upcoming 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Other recent credits include the role of Aido in I MADE THIS FOR YOU, directed by Cristian Solimeno, and the lead role of Gabriel in Nick Kelly’s acclaimed feature THE DRUMMER & THE KEEPER, for which Dermot won the Rising Star Award at this year’s Naples International Film Festival.


Television work includes the role of Snowy in the RTÉ drama CLEAN BREAK, produced by Octagon (LOVE/HATE), and directed by Gillies Mackinnon and Damien O Donnell, the role of Liam Madigan in series three of the BBC NI drama 6DEGREES, and the role of Brian in the popular RTÉ series RAW. Further screen appearances include the role of Sticks in the Freeform (formerly ABC Family) series GUILT, the role of Tom in feature film BLACK ICE, and the award winning short NO MESSAGES directed by Cian McGarrigle. Dermot also stars in Basciville’s music video for the single BLUES IN RED, directed by Caolan Barron.


Theatre credits include LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY, directed by Billy Roche, and staged in the Tricycle Theatre, London, Eoin Colfer's acclaimed comedy LORDS OF LOVE with Afterhours Theatre Company, AMPHIBIANS with Tin Drum Productions, and most recently Decadent Theatre's production of THE CAVALCADERS, directed by Andrew Flynn. Dermot also voiced the lead role of Jimmy Brady the radio drama version of Billy Roche's A HANDFUL OF STARS, which was produced by South East Radio, and nominated for Best Drama at the 2015 PPI National Radio Awards.

Dermot is based in Dublin.

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