Spouse Thea Ireland
|Name Paul Ireland|
Children Finn McLeod-Ireland
|Born 1970 (age 45–46)Ardrossan, Scotland|
Movies Pawno, B. Monkey, The Moon and the Sun, Coral
People also search for Thea McLeod, Finn McLeod-Ireland, Michael Radford, Rudolf Fitzgerald-leonard
Pawno interview with director paul ireland writer damian hill
Paul Ireland (born 1970) is a Scottish actor from Ardrossan, North Ayrshire, Scotland. He is best known for his role as Superintendent Duncan Hayes in Neighbours.
- Pawno interview with director paul ireland writer damian hill
- Personal life
Ireland originally started off as a fishmonger in his father's shop in Greenock, Renfrewshire for five years before deciding to learn acting. In 1995, Ireland acted in the West End of London at the Ambassadors Theatre in a theatrical adaptation of the novel, Trainspotting. During its run, the show won the Sunday Times Best New Play award.
During his career, Ireland has acted in numerous British television programmes such as Judge John Deed, The Bill and Midsomer Murders. In April 2011, he gained a role in Australian soap opera, Neighbours as Superintendent Duncan Hayes. Ireland was initially cast to play the role for thirteen episodes. Ireland made his debut in Neighbours in Episode 6183. In 2012, he also acted in Australian Broadcasting Corporation comedy, Outland after auditioning and meeting the writers, who told him that they wanted a British actor in the role in the programme. In 2013, Ireland made a return appearance on Neighbours as Duncan Hayes.
In 2006, Ireland appeared in the BBC History online interactive game CDX as MacKinnon, a Mithraist soldier.
Ireland is married to casting director Thea McLeod, with whom he has one son, actor Finn Ireland. He also has a daughter from a previous relationship. After leaving Scotland, he moved to London, England for thirteen years before leaving the United Kingdom to move to Australia in 2009 where he currently resides.