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Posts Tagged ‘Hell on Wheels’

Meaney On Playing Historical Figure Durant

Monday, October 27th, 2014

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Colm Meaney‘s AMC series Hell on Wheels is in its fourth season, and Meaney explains what it’s like to play Financier and Railroad Promoter Thomas Durant (1820-1885).

Hell on Wheels is “centered on the lawless town known as ‘Hell on Wheels,’ which travels with the western end of the Union Pacific Railroad. The series explores the railroad’s greed and corruption, the immigrant experience and the plight of the newly emancipated African-Americans.”

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Meaney: Hell On Wheels

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Fans of Star Trek The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine‘s Colm Meaney will be able to see him in a new AMC period piece due to debut this weekend.

In Hell On Wheels, Meaney will play the scheming railroad baron Thomas “Doc” Durant.

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