Artist Bios

Brendan Coyle

Brendan Coyle

(Bio as of December 2018)

Brendan Coyle most recently appeared in The Price, which will transfer to the West End in February (Theatre Royal Bath), Mojo (Harold Pinter Theatre), The Silver Tassie (Almeida Theatre) and Buried Child (National Theatre, London). Coyle also starred in the original production of The Weir at the Royal Court Theatre, in the West End and on Broadway, winning both the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor and the New York Critics’ Circle Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut. On screen, he is most recognized for playing Mr. Bates in Downton Abbey (ITV), for which he won three Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble and received Emmy, BAFTA and IFTA nominations for Best Supporting Actor; and for playing Robert Timmins in Lark Rise to Candleford (BBC). Recent television credits include Requiem (BBC/Netflix) and Spotless (Netflix). Coyle’s recent film credits include the upcoming feature Mary Queen of Scots directed by Josie Rourke, Unless and Me Before You.

With Goodman Theatre

  • St. Nicholas St. Nicholas
    1819 Season
    Play by Conor McPherson
    Directed by Simon Evans