Colm Meaney
Colm Meaney
Celebrated Name: Colm Meaney
Real Name/Full Name: Colm J. Meaney
Gender: Male
Age: 71 years old
Birth Date: 30 May 1953
Birth Place: Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Nationality: Irish
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Ines Florina (2007), Bairbre Dowling (1977-93)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):  Yes (Two children) Ada Meaney, Brenda Meaney
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Colm Meaney Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Known famously for his roles in Star Trek: The next generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine where he played “Miles O’ Brien,” Colm J. Meaney is an Irish Actor of renown. He is a founder of an Irish National Theatre and has been involved for about eight years, with numerous theatre companies performing throughout England.

Maybe you know about Colm Meaney very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Colm Meaney’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Colm Meaney was born on May 30, 1953. His birthplace is in Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland. His interests had been keen on acting since he started learning acting at the age of 14. Not much is known about his early education or his family background except that he joined the “Abbey Theatre School” after secondary school.

His first big-screen T.V. appearance was in Z-Cars on BBC 1 in 1978. Meaney has quoted himself as “I am not a big method actor. I’m much more superficial”. His star sign is Gemini. He moved to the U.S. in 1982, where he gradually made a transition into television playing minor roles in T.V. programs and guest-starring at a variety of series.

Personal Life

Colm Meaney got married to Irish actress and daughter of Director Vincent Dowling, Bairbre Dowling. The couple has a daughter Brenda [36 years]. However, Meaney’s marriage with wife Bairbre Dowling came to a crescendo in 1994.

Meaney’s present spouse is Ines Glorian, a French costume Designer. They married on March 15, 2007. The couple has a daughter named Ada.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on May 30 1953, Colm Meaney is 71 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.8 tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


In the episode ‘Pressure’ of the British television drama series ‘Z-Cars,’ Colm Meaney made his television debut as ‘McGlin.’ He has starred in many movies. His most acclaimed works are ‘The Snapper’ [1993] ‘Gangs of London’ [since 2020] ‘Hell on Wheels’ [2011-2016], ‘The Van’ [1996]’Layer Cake’ ‘Con Air’ [1997].

His highest rated roles can be seen on “The Snapper” and “Star Trek.” And his lowest rated movie would be ‘The cold Light of Day’ [2012] rated 4 % by rotten tomatoes. Meaney quickly transitioned from getting part-time roles to being an integral member of the ensemble crew in Star Trek. He started with a bit part on Encounter at Farpoint, the pilot for the Star Trek: The next-gen series. Eventually, he was given the role of Chief Miles Edward O’ Brien.

He made an astounding impact in smaller films like the Barrytown Trilogy.

He also appeared on single T.V episodes. Series like ‘Play for Tomorrow’ [1982], ‘Strangers’ [1982], ‘Moonlighting’ [1986] and others. Other Blockbuster hits in which Meaney was a part of would be Tom Cruise’s starrer “Far and Away’ in which Meaney played the role of “Kelly.’

He is credited with the purpose of Daumer, which he essayed in the action-thriller blockbuster “Under Siege’ which released on October 9, 1992, and grossed $156.6 Million at the box office. He has worked with Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malkovich in the 1997 hit film “Con Air,” where he played DEA Agent Duncan Malloy.

Awards & Achievements

Colm Meaney’s tally of awards include:

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1994): Best performance of “The Snapper” by an Actor in a Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA: Saturn Award for Best Supporting Award on Television for “Hell on wheels” [Nominee] (2013)

International Film Festival in Chicago: Silver Hugo (Winner)(1993). Best Actor awarded on “The Snapper.”

Gemini Awards [Nominee]: Best Performance by an actor in a leading role in a Dramatic Program for “Random Passage” (2002).

Irish Film and Television Awards: IFTA Award Winner for Best Actor in a lead role (2017). Awarded for the film “The Journey.” IFTA Award winner for “How Harry became a Tree” (2001).

Net Worth & Salary of Colm Meaney in 2024

Colm Meaney Net Worth
Colm Meaney Net Worth

As of June 2024, Colm Meaney’s net worth sums up to around $15 million. His earnings come from his incredible acting career. He became famous for his hard work and for his fans loves him. Colm has won many awards in his career and has reached the heights of his career.

Meaney’s quotes go as “I usually read a script from an audience perspective first, and then look more closely at the character only.” Colm Meaney has been regarded as a very natural actor, unlike many other method actors. He has a lot of witty one-liners in movies and believes that one should look for humor in most situations as it humanizes things. He is strongly bonded with the Irish film industry, connected to a lot of ongoing projects.


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