Colm Meaney


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  • Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/30/1953, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Weekend TV in Review: Fringe, Fades, Napoleon and More

Nobody said loving a show this candid about its Fringe status would be easy. read more

AMC Back on Board for Second Season of Hell on Wheels

AMC has renewed Hell on Wheels for a second season, Deadline reports.

The post-Civil War drama, about a Confederate soldier (Anson Mount) who sets out to get revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife, was more

All Aboard for AMC's Railroad Drama Hell on Wheels

One of the resonant early images in AMC's ambitious new drama Hell on Wheels — about the building of the transcontinental railroad in the fractious days immediately after the Civil War — has religious believers ecstatically submitting to baptism while, in the background, violent progress proceeds apace, with huge explosions tearing up the terrain.

"That's very representative of the show," says Tony Gayton, who created the series with his brother Joe (they've collaborated on films, including last year' more


Free Birds: Video Review
Omega Syndrome
Quagmire and Lois
Hell On Wheels: Even A Genius

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Alan Partridge
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Alan Partridge
Alan Partridge

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Further West
Thirteen Steps
Bleeding Kansas
Return to Hell

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2013 Alan Partridge Movie, Actor
2013 Free Birds Movie, Actor - Myles Standish
2012 Stand Off Movie, Actor - Detective Weller
2011 Hell on Wheels TV Show Series, Actor - Thomas "Doc" Durant
2010 The Conspirator Movie, Actor - General David Hunter

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Critic's Guide to Weekend TV: Hell on Wheels, Fringe, Homeland, and More!

Describing Hell on Wheels as "Revenge in the mud" makes it sound a lot more enjoyable than it is. AMC's sprawling but heavy-handed attempt to revive and redefine the Western (a newly hot TV-development trend) is solemn business indeed, with precious little wit or originality. (It premieres Sunday at 10/9c.)
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First Look: Check Out the Key Art for AMC's Hell on Wheels

"Blood will be spilled."

So promises the poster for AMC's latest period drama Hell on Wheels.

Fall TV: Get the lowdown on this season's must-see new shows

Set in the aftermath of the Civil War, the series tells the story of Confederate veteran Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount), whose quest to avenge his wife's death at the hands of Union soldiers takes him west to work on building the transcontinental railroad.

The drama also explores... read more

First Look: AMC's Post-Civil War Drama Hell on Wheels

AMC has already explored the world of 1960s Madison Avenue, and imagined another overrun by blood-thirsty zombies. Next up? A look at the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, set against the building of the first transcontinental railroad.

AMC revs up Hell on Wheels

Its upcoming drama, Hell on Wheels, focuses on a Confederate soldier whose... read more

AMC Revs Up Hell on Wheels

AMC has given the green light to Hell on Wheels, the network announced Wednesday.

Set after the Civil War, the series focuses on a Confederate soldier whose quest to avenge his wife's death at the hands of Union soldiers takes him west to work on building the first transcontinental railroad. The drama will explore what immigrants go through and problems faced by newly emancipated blacks, all against the... read more

<I>Mars</i> Mission Adds a Meaney, More Casting News

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Colm Meaney is in final talks to join fellow Celt Jason O'Mara in David E. Kelley's Life on Mars pilot, the Reporter reports. Meaney would play Detective Hunt, the homicide-unit boss who clashes with O'Mara's transplated-in-the-'70s PI.... Kevin Federline's babymama Shar Jackson will guest on Everybody Hates Chris this season, says People, playing a young mom with a wayward teen daughter.... Jon Seda, who was originally to fill a supporting role in HBO's The Pacific WWII mini, has been promoted to play one of the three leads. read more

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