Niall MacGinnis

Actor

Actor


Niall MacGinnis is not as well known outside of Europe, but he was a wonderful character actor whose variety of roles matched his great gift for characterization and the look beyond just makeup that he projected. He was educated at Stonyhurst College and Trinity College, Dublin. He obtained a basic medical education which qualified him as a house ...
Birth date
1913-03-29
Death date
1977-01-06

Known For


Island of Terror
Island of Terror
Mr. Roger Campbell (1966)
Curse of the Demon
Curse of the Demon
Doctor Julian Karswell (1957)
Knights of the Round Table
Knights of the Round Table
Green Knight (1953)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorCrisis in Sun Valley
(TV Movie) James
1978
ActorShades of Greene
(TV Series) The Professor - Dream of a Strange Land (1976) ... The Professor
1976
ActorThe MacKintosh Man
Warder
1973
ActorRiver of Mystery
(TV Movie) Garwood Drum
1971
ActorDarling Lili
Von Hindenburg (uncredited)
1970
ActorThe Kremlin Letter
Erector Set
1970
ActorSinful Davey
Boots Simpson (as Niall MacGinniss)
1969
ActorKrakatoa: East of Java
Harbor Master (as Niall Macginnis)
1968
ActorThe Shoes of the Fisherman
Capuchin Monk
1968/I
ActorContrasts
(TV Series) John Nash - Bold Nash (1968) ... John Nash
1968
ActorTorture Garden
Dr. Silversmith (segment 1 "Enoch")
1967
ActorThe Viking Queen
Tiberian
1967
ActorThe Saint
(TV Series) Colonel Probst - Paper Chase (1966) ... Colonel Probst (as Niall McGinnis)
1966
ActorBlackmail
(TV Series) Fred - The Setup (1966) ... Fred
1966
ActorIsland of Terror
Mr. Roger Campbell
1966
ActorTheatre 625
(TV Series) Dorn - The Seagull (1966) ... Dorn
1966
ActorA Man Could Get Killed
Ship's Captain
1966
ActorThe War Lord
Odins
1965
ActorThe Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Checkpoint Charlie Guard
1965
ActorSecret Agent
(TV Series) A.J.A. Kent / Donovan - Entertainers (1965) - The Battle of the Cameras (1964) ... A.J.A. Kent - Colony Three (1964) ... Donovan
1964-1965
ActorThe Truth About Spring
Cleary
1965
ActorFestival
(TV Series) Peter Keegan - John Bull's Other Island (1964) ... Peter Keegan
1964
ActorBecket
Baron
1964
ActorFace in the Rain
Klaus
1963
ActorThe Man Who Finally Died
Brenner (as Niall McGinnis)
1963
ActorJason and the Argonauts
Zeus
1963
ActorThe Devil's Agent
Paul Vass
1962
ActorBilly Budd
Nathaniel Graveling - Ship's Master, Rights of Man (as Niall McGinnis)
1962
ActorThe Webster Boy
Headmaster
1962
ActorThe Playboy of the Western World
Old Mahon
1962
ActorThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Father Andrew - The Prince and the Pauper: Long Live the Rightful King (1962) ... Father Andrew - The Prince and the Pauper: The Merciful Law of the King (1962) ... Father Andrew - The Prince and the Pauper: The Pauper King (1962) ... Father Andrew
1962
ActorThe Prince and the Pauper
Father Andrew
1962
ActorJohnny Nobody
Defending Counsel Sullivan
1961
ActorSword of Sherwood Forest
Friar Tuck (as Niall McGinnis)
1960
ActorFoxhole in Cairo
Morris Radek
1960
ActorIn the Nick
Prison Governor
1960
ActorThe Night Fighters
Ned O'Neill (Dermot's brother) (as Niall McGinnis)
1960
ActorNever Take Candy from A Stranger
Defense Counsel
1960
ActorKidnapped
Mr. Shuan
1959/II
ActorThis Other Eden
Brendan Devereux
1959
ActorTarzan's Greatest Adventure
Kruger (as Niall Macginnis)
1959
ActorShake Hands with the Devil
Michael O'Leary
1959
ActorThe Nun's Story
Father Vermeuhlen (Leprosarium)
1959
ActorThe Veil
(TV Mini-Series) Walter - Jack the Ripper (1958) ... Walter
1958
ActorBehind the Mask
Neil Isherwood
1958
ActorShe Didn't Say No!
James Casey
1958
ActorCurse of the Demon
Doctor Julian Karswell
1957
ActorThe Shiralee
Beauty Kelly (as Niall Macginnis)
1957
ActorLust for Life
Roulin
1956
ActorAlexander the Great
Parmenio (as Niall Macginnis)
1956
ActorHelen of Troy
Menelaus
1956
ActorSpecial Delivery
Sidney
1955
ActorBetrayed
Blackie
1954
ActorFuss Over Feathers
Harry Tilney (as Niall Macginnis)
1954
ActorHell Below Zero
Dr. Howe
1954
ActorKnights of the Round Table
Green Knight
1953
ActorMartin Luther
Martin Luther
1953
ActorStudio One in Hollywood
(TV Series) Headwaiter - Lilly, the Queen of the Movies (1952) ... Headwaiter
1952
ActorMurder in the Cathedral
Herald
1951
ActorNo Highway in the Sky
Capt. Samuelson - Pilot (uncredited)
1951
ActorTalk of a Million
Tom Cassidy
1951
ActorChance of a Lifetime
Baxter
1950
ActorWhich Will Ye Have?
(Short) Barabbas
1949
ActorDiamond City
Muller
1949
ActorChristopher Columbus
Juan de la Cosa
1949
ActorNo Room at the Inn
O'Rane
1948
ActorHamlet
Sea Captain
1948
ActorAnna Karenina
Levin (as Niall Macginnis)
1948
ActorDeath at Newtownstewart
(TV Movie) District Inspector Montgomery
1948
ActorCaptain Boycott
Mark Killain
1947
ActorHenry V
Macmorris - Captain in the English Army
1944
ActorTawny Pipit
Jimmy Bancroft
1944
ActorThe Hundred Pound Window
Chick Slater
1944
ActorAdventure for Two
Man on Ship-Dedication Stand (uncredited)
1943
ActorUnderground Guerrillas
Dr. Jordon
1943
ActorWe Dive at Dawn
Torpedo Gunner's Mate - C / P.O. Mike Corrigan
1943
ActorThe Avengers
Olaf
1942
Actor49th Parallel
Vogel
1941
ActorThe Strangler
Joe
1941
ActorMountains O'Mourne
Paddy Kelly
1938
ActorSpring Meeting
(TV Movie) Michael Byrne (as Niall McGinnis)
1938
ActorThe Last Adventurers
Jeremy Bowker
1937
ActorThe Edge of the World
The Gray Family: Andrew, His Son (as Niall Macginnis)
1937
ActorAnna Christie
(TV Short) Mat Burke
1937
ActorTheatre Parade
(TV Series) Mat Burke - Anna Christie (1937) ... Mat Burke (as Niall MacGinniss)
1937
ActorThe Luck of the Irish
Derek O'Neill
1936
ActorOurselves Alone
Terence Elliott (as Nick O'Dea)
1936
ActorDebt of Honour
Lt. Peter Stretton
1936
ActorThe Crimson Circle
Jack Beardmore
1936
ActorTurn of the Tide
John Lunn
1935
RoleTitleYear
SelfTime to Remember
(TV Series) Narrator - 1940: Run Rabbit Run (1964) ... Narrator - 1937: Sense of Value ... Narrator
1964
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageA History of Horror with Mark Gatiss
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Dr. Julian Karswell - Home Counties Horror (2010) ... Dr. Julian Karswell (uncredited)
2010
Archive footageThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Mr. Shaun - Kidnapped: Part 2 (1963) ... Mr. Shaun - Kidnapped: Part 1 (1963) ... Mr. Shaun
1963
Archive footageJack the Ripper
(TV Movie) Walter
1958