Name: Kevin McKidd
Date of Birth: August 9, 1973
Hometown: Elgin, Moray, Scotland
Facts: Kevin McKidd was brought up in Elgin, Scotland and was a member of the Moray Youth Theatre before going on to study Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. While at university Kevin became involved with Bedlam Theatre, the university’s student theatre company. At this point Kevin decided to give up on engineering and dropped out of university to pursue acting full-time. In 1994 he landed the leading role in the stageplay ‘The Silver Darlings’, produced by Robert Carlyle’s Rain Dog Theatre Company. It was only a matter of time before Kevin made his screen debut as the vicious gangleader Malky Johnson in Gillies Mackinnon’s Small Faces (1996). His next role was as the tragic, gentle giant Tommy in Trainspotting (1996).
What I have seen him in: Kingdom of Heaven, Made of Honor
What you might have seen him in: Kavanagh QC, Transpotting, Small Faces, The leading Man, Father Ted, Richard II, Regeneration, Understanding Jane, Looking After Jo Jo, Dad Savage, The Acid House, Bedrooms and Hallways, Hideous Kinky, Marcie’s Dowry, Topsy- Turvry, The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns, Anna Karenina, North Square, That Old One, Dog Soldiers, Max, Nicholas Nickleby, Does God Play Football, 16 Years of Alcohol, AfterLife, “The Key”, One Last Chance, Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, The Rocket Post, The Purifiers, De-Lovely, Kingdom of Heaven, The Virgin Queen, Hannibal Rising, Rome, The Last Legion, Journeyman, Made of Honor, Grey’s Anatomy, Bunraku
Who he is playing: Poseidon
What I think about him playing the role: I think he will play a pretty cool Poseidon even though he reminds me of a bad guy.
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