Michael James Ford
Michael has recently completed filming the role of Laurence Cavendish in new detective series HARRY WILD alongside Jane Seymour.
Recent screen credits include the role of Maurice Blennerhasset in DEAD STILL for Deadpan Pictures, Nigel Fitzjames in the second series of the RTÉ legal drama STRIKING OUT, the role of Crouch in Declan Reck's feature film THE FLAG, the RTÉ series BRIDGET AND EAMON, the role of Sir Leonard Figg in CHARLIE directed by Kenny Glanaan for RTÉ/Touchpaper, PENNY DREADFUL for Showtime, MRS BROWN’S BOYS D’MOVIE, and Julian Jarrold’s BECOMING JANE.
On stage, Michael recently played the roles of Brabantio and Montano in OTHELLO, Lord Capulet in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Mill Theatre Dundrum, directed by Geoff O'Keefe, and the role of Frank for a revival of The Lyric Theatre's production of EDUCATING RITA directed by Emma Jordan, which toured Ireland in early 2017. Prior to that he appeared in the role of Gratiano in the Abbey Theatre's production of OTHELLO directed by Joe Dowling. Further theatre credits include the Gate Theatre’s production of ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Wayne Jordan, Verdant Productions’ BORSTAL BOY directed by Conall Morrisson at the Gaiety Theatre and the Lyric Theatre’s production of HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON.
Michael is based in Dublin.