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Relationship Facts of Ardal O’ Hanlon

Ardal O’ Hanlon is married to Melanie O'Hanlon.
He is father of 3.
Ardal O’ Hanlon is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Ardal O'Hanlon married?

Ardal O’Hanlon is a married man. He tied the knot with Melanie O’Hanlon. The duo met each other as teenagers.

The duo has been blessed with three kids named Rebecca O’Hanlon, Emily O’Hanlon, and Redmond O’Hanlon.


Who Is Ardal O’ Hanlon?

Ardal O’Hanlon is an Irish comedian, actor, and author. He is popularly known for playing the role of Dougal McGuire in the TV sitcom, Father Ted. Similarly, he is also known for his roles in My Hero and Death in Paradise.

Ardal O’ Hanlon- Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Ardal O’Hanlon was born on October 8, 1965, in Carrickmacross, Ireland. As of 2023, he is 58 years old. He is Irish by nationality and his ethnicity is European. Similarly, his zodiac sign is Libra.

Talking about his parents, he was born to  Teresa Ward (mother) and Rory O’Hanlon (father). Similarly, he has three brothers and two sisters.

Speaking about his educational background, he went to the Blackrock College in Dublin. Later joined the National Institute for Higher Education and graduated in 1987 with a degree in communications studies.

Ardal O’ Hanlon-Professional Life, Careers

Talking about his career, Ardal O’Hanlon has been active in the entertainment industry since 1995. He has worked in several movies and television series till now.

Ardal O’ Hanlon started his career in 1995 when he was spotted by Graham Linehan, who cast him as Father Dougal McGuire in Father Ted. He appeared in the series from 1995 to 1998.

Moreover, In 1999, Ardal O’ Hanlon shared the screen with Emma Fielding and Beth Goddard in the ITV comedy-drama Big Bad World. He also had a minor role as Joe in The Butcher Boy. He also covered the role of George Sunday/Thermoman in the comedy series My Hero.

He voiced the lead character in the three Christmas television cartoon specials of Robbie the Reindeer. He made his appearance as Gary Chandler in the 2005 BBC One sitcom Blessed, written by Ben Elton. Similarly, he made his appearance in God of Carnage, alongside Maura Tierney in February 2011.

Furthermore, he inaugurated the 2015 Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival which was held in Kilkenny from 28 May–1 June. He played the lead role of DI Jack Moone in the BBC crime drama Death in Paradise. Later, he was replaced by Ralf Little.

His other movie credits include:

  • Tales of the Riverbank as Hammy
  • Wide Open Spaces as Myles
  • Val Falvey, TD as Val Falvey
  • Skins as Kieran
  •   London Irish as Chris “Da” Lynch

Ardal O’ Hanlon-Net Worth, Salary

Talking about his earnings, Ardal O’Hanlon might have earned a considerable amount of money as a professional actor. However, there is no detailed info about his net worth and salary.

Rumors, Controversy

Ardal O’Hanlon has not been involved in controversy till now. He keeps his personal life private and has kept himself away from scandals and rumors. He ignores the activities that affect his career and image.

Body Features Height, Weight

This 58-year-old actor stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 69kg, Similarly, Ardal O’ Hanlon has brown hair and blue color eyes. The info about his biceps size, chest size, dress size, and shoe size.

Social Media

Ardal O’Hanlon is pretty active on social media. He has more than 10.5k followers on Instagram and around 56k on Twitter. However, he is not active on Facebook.

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