Rory McCann Actor, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Movies & Tv Shows

Rory McCann Actor, Biography and Wiki

Rory McCann is a renowned Scottish actor, best known for acting as Sandor “The Hound”Clegane on the HBO series Game of Thrones, Michael “Lurch” Armstrong in Edgar Wright’s crome-comedy Hot Fuzz, Jurgen the Brutal in the Adventure Jumanji: The Next Level (2019), and voice of Megatron in Transformers: EarthSparrk.

Before Rory became an actor, he was a painter and worked as a bridge painter, landscape gardener, and carpenter. McCann’s first acting job was as an extra on the film Willow in 1988. Unfortunately, he was fired because he laughed during the takes.  In 2002, McCann played a disabled personal trainer in The Book Group, a television comedy-drama as his first major role. Rory won the Scottish BAFTA for the best television performance of 2002.

He played Detective Inspector Stuart Brown in State of Play, and as a priest in the award-winning British comedy-drama series Shameless. McCann made his Hollywood debut in the 2004 film Alexander. In 2007, Rory appeared as Michael “Lurch” Armstrong in Hot Fuzz. McCann rose to stardom after portraying Sandor “The Hound” Clegane in 7 out of 8 seasons of the HBO series Game of Thrones and in 2022 he became the narrator of the ITV1 series DNA Journey.

Rory McCann’s Age and Birthday

McCann was born on April 24, 1969, in Glasgow, Scotland. Rory is 53 years old and will be turning 54 years on April 24, 2023.

Rory McCann Height| How Tall is Rory McCann?

McCann is quite a tall actor. He stands at a height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall.

Rory McCann Parents and Sister

McCann was born to Scottish Parents in Glasgow, Scotland. Unfortunately, there is no more information regarding his parent’s identities. Moreover, McCann has a Sister named Sally-Gay McCann, born in 1972. His sister works on costumes for film and television. and worked alongside his brother on Alexander and Game of Thrones.

Rory McCann Wife

McCann is currently not married and has no children. He loves living a solitary and private life. He has had girlfriends in the past and said that he has met some beautiful women but 80% of them are raving lunatics and are to be avoided.

Rory McCann Education

McCann was a painter and studied at the Scottish School of Forestry near Inverness, a city in the Scottish highlands. After that, he was first trained as an actor by writer-artist Robert Parsifal Finch in The Actor’s Workshop, Glasgow in 1998.

Rory McCann Movies and Tv Shows

Movies/ Films

  • Pasty Faces (2000)
  • Young Adam (2003)
  •  The Devil’s Tattoo (2003)
  • Alexander (2004)
  • Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
  • Sixty Six (2006)
  • Hot Fuzz (2007)
  • The Crew (2008)
  • Solomon Kane (2009)
  • Cash of the Titans (2010)
  • Season of the Witch (2011)
  • Slow West (2015)
  • XXX; Return of Xander Cage
  • Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)

Television Show

  • Coming Soon (1999)
  • Randall & Hopkirk(2000)
  • Monarch of the Glen (2000)
  • London’s Burning  (2002)
  • The Book Group (2002)
  • State of Play (2003)
  • Rockface (2003)
  • Peter in Paradise (2003)
  •  Shameless (2006)
  • Heroes and Villains (2008)
  • The Jury (2011)
  • Game of Thrones (2011- 2019)
  • Banished (2015)
  • The Irregulars (2021)
  • The Legend of Vox Machina (2022)
  • Transformers: EarthSpark (2022)

Rory McCann Net Worth

As of 2023, McCann has an estimated net worth of around $8 million. He has earned his fortune from his successful career as an actor. Moreover, he has been nominated multiple times for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and won the IGN People’s Choice Award in 2019 for his role in Game of Thrones.

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