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Colm Feore Biography

Birth Name:
Colm Feore
Birth Place:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Born in New England to Irish parents, who moved the family to Ireland and then Ontario, where Colm (pronounced the same as "column") grew up
  • Speaks fluent French, as evidenced by his role in the 2006 film Bon Cop, Bad Cop
  • Spent his early career at Ontario's prestigious Stratford Festival Company, playing such roles as Richard III, Hamlet and Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Returned to the Stratford Festival for a handful of roles in the 2000s, including his long-awaited lead in Macbeth
  • Often plays villainous characters, such as the king of the frost giants in Thor (2011), which required 4-5 hours of daily makeup

Awards

  • 2021Canadian Screen Awards-Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: winner
  • 2006Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 2000Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated

Relationships

  • Anna Feore -- Daughter
  • Sidonie Bell -- Ex-wife
  • Jack Feore -- Son
  • Tom Feore -- Son