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Rory McCann

Hello, Celeb enthusiasts! Jack Smith here, your go-to guy for the latest scoop on male celebrities. Today, let’s dive into the fascinating world of the Scottish actor, Rory McCann, renowned for his compelling roles on both the big and small screens.

Early Life and Career:

  • Born on April 24, 1969, in Glasgow, Scotland, McCann began his career as a painter on the Forth Bridge.
  • Transitioning to acting, he started with small roles in British TV shows like The Bill and Taggart.
  • McCann’s early roles also include playing Peter the Great in the miniseries Peter the Great (1986) and a priest in Shameless (2004-2013).

Breakthrough Moments:

  • In 2007, he captivated audiences as Michael “Lurch” Armstrong in Hot Fuzz, showcasing his versatility in comedic and dramatic roles.
  • McCann’s defining role came in 2011 as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane in Game of Thrones, earning him critical acclaim and a devoted fanbase.
  • Post-Game of Thrones, he continued to shine in films like Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) and TV series like Temple (2019) and The Mangrove (2020).
Image of Rory McCann as Sandor Clegane

The Multi Talented Artist:

  • Beyond acting, McCann is a skilled musician, proficient in piano, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and harmonica.
  • He was the frontman of the now-defunct band, Thundersoup.

Some of the Notable Rory McCann Movies and TV Shows:


  • Alexander (2004)
  • Hot Fuzz (2007)
  • Clash of the Titans (2010)
  • Hanna (2011)
  • Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)


  • The Bill (1995-2000)
  • Taggart (1995-2010)
  • Peter the Great (1986)
  • Shameless (2004-2013)
  • Game of Thrones (2011-2019)
  • Temple (2019)
  • The Mangrove (2020)
  • Transformers: EarthSpark (2022-present)

Rory McCann Biography:

Real NameRory McCann
Nick Name(s)The Hound (in Game of Thrones), The Big Man
Birth DateApril 24, 1969
BirthplaceGlasgow, Scotland
Zodiac SignTaurus
Age54 years old
Height6’6″ (1.98 m)
EducationScottish School of Forestry
GraduationUHI Inverness
Total Number Of MoviesApproximately 15
Net worthEstimated $6 million
Income SourceActing
Years active1995 – present
Marital StatusSingle
Current relationshipUnknown
ParentsNames unknown
SiblingsSister (Sally-Gay McCann)
Ethnic BackgroundScottish
Number of Countries VisitedUnknown
Current residenceScotland
WikipediaRory McCann Wikipedia
InstagramRory McCann Instagram
Business VenturesUnknown
Upcoming ProjectsUnknown

Top 10 Rory McCann Movies and TV Shows:

Peter the Great1986TV Series1 Season – 4 EpisodesPeter the Great (Young)
Alexander2004Movie175 MinutesCraterus
Shameless2004TV Series11 Seasons – 134 EpisodesLip Gallagher (Older)
Hot Fuzz2007Movie121 MinutesMichael ‘Lurch’ Armstrong
Clash of the Titans2010Movie106 MinutesBelo
Game of Thrones2011TV Series8 Seasons – 73 EpisodesSandor Clegane/The Hound
Hanna2011Movie111 MinutesIsaacs
Jumanji: The Next Level2019Movie123 MinutesJurgen the Brutal
Temple2019TV Series8 EpisodesLee Simmons
The Mangrove2020TV Series1 EpisodesFrank Pulley

In summary, Rory McCann’s journey from the Forth Bridge to the heights of Game of Thrones showcases his remarkable versatility. A highly respected actor and a gifted musician, McCann continues to leave an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. As we eagerly await more from this talented artist, one thing’s for sure – Rory McCann is here to stay!

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