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Meaney Joins SyFy Miniseries

Thursday, January 15th, 2015


Colm Meaney has been cast in a SyFy miniseries based on an Arthur C. Clarke novel.

Childhood’s End will be a six-hour miniseries.


Meaney On Playing Historical Figure Durant

Monday, October 27th, 2014


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.”


Meaney: Trek Past And Future

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013


Although he has no desire to revisit the franchise, Star Trek‘s Colm Meaney enjoyed his time on Star Trek: The Next Generation and on Deep Space Nine.

Meaney had nothing but praise for his time on the show; praising the writing and the schedule flexibility offered by the executive producer.

Meaney: One Chance

Friday, October 25th, 2013


Colm Meaney is appearing in One Chance, a movie about Britain’s Got Talent singing sensation Paul Potts.

Meaney has taken on the role of Potts’ father Roland in the movie.


Meaney In A Belfast Story

Monday, September 23rd, 2013


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Colm Meaney‘s latest movie is appearing on British movie screens.

Meaney is starring in A Belfast Story, a murder thriller set in Northern Ireland.


Meaney In Crime Drama

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Stand Off, a crime drama starring Star Trek Deep Space Nine‘s Colm Meaney, is opening in theaters today.

Meaney is playing Detective Weller in the movie.


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.


Meaney: Parked And DS9

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Colm Meaney explained why he took on the role of homeless Fred Daly in Parked, plus what made Star Trek: Deep Space Nine special.

In Parked, Meaney portrays Fred Daly, a homeless Irish man who ends up living in his car after returning from England only to find that jobs are non-existent back home in Dublin.


Meaney In Parked

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Colm Meaney, best-known to Star Trek fans as Transporter Chief Miles O’Brien in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine was seen at the Helsinki International Film Festival in Parked.

In Parked, Meaney portrays Fred Daly, a homeless Irish man who ends up living in his car after returning from England only to find that jobs are non-existent back home in Dublin.


Meaney To Appear In Irish Comedy

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Colm Meaney has signed up to appear in a comedy set in Belfast.

Meaney will appear with Yaya DaCosta (The Kids are Alright) and Brendan Fraser in Whole Lotta Sole, written by Terry George and Thomas Gallagher.

In Whole Lotta Sole, a man in debt to the mob (Martin McCann) decides to rob a fish market, but when the robbery goes “horribly wrong,” he takes a group of oddball characters hostage.

The movie was due to begin shooting last week.

Siddig: No Love For Bashir’s Genetic Modification

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

In the fifth season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Alexander Siddig, after having had his own mental idea of who his character was, had to readjust his thinking about Dr. Julian Bashir.

Siddig was not pleased when he saw the script for Dr. Bashir, I Presume and made that displeasure known as best he could after the first shock wore off.


Meaney Voices Irish Simpsons Episode

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Colm Meaney, best known to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine fans as Miles O’Brien, will be lending his voice talents to the In the Name of the Grandfather episode of The Simpsons due to air this week.

As reported by and LocateTV, Homer, feeling guilty over neglecting Grampa, makes it up to him by granting him the wish of his choice, which ends up being a trip to the Emerald Isle. (more…)