Growing up in Ireland, he was an avid rugby player and had no interest in acting until a neck injury sidelined him. During his recovery, he tried out for a school production of The Merchant of Venice and won a role.
Worked extensively on the stage and for the BBC before making his American TV debut in the miniseries Band of Brothers (2001).
Met future wife Paige Turco when they starred together in the CBS drama The Agency.
Became an American citizen on January 26, 2009.
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Paige Turco — Wife
Stephen O'Mara — Father
Veronica O'Mara — Mother
David O'Mara — Son
Rebecca O'Mara — Sister
Stephen O'Mara — Brother
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (BA in Drama and Theatre Studies)