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Jason O'Mara Biography

Birth Place:
Dublin, Ireland

Fast Facts

  • 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


  • 2017IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best Actor in a Supporting Role Film: winner


  • Stephen O'Mara -- Brother
  • Stephen O'Mara -- Father
  • Veronica O'Mara -- Mother
  • Rebecca O'Mara -- Sister
  • David O'Mara -- Son