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Ian Beattie is an actor from Northern Ireland. He is best known for his role as Ser Meryn Trant in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Beattie was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on October 30, 1965. He is the youngest of three children. His father was a police officer and his mother was a homemaker. Beattie’s early education was at Belfast Royal Academy. He later studied at the Queen’s University of Belfast, where he received a degree in English literature.

Beattie’s acting career began in the early 1990s. He has appeared in numerous television shows and films. Some of his most notable roles have been in the films The Jackal (1997), Michael Collins (1996), and The Boxer (1997). Beattie has also appeared in the television series The Bill, Casualty, and Holby City.

In 2011, Beattie began appearing in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He has appeared in all eight seasons of the show. His character, Ser Meryn Trant, is a member of the Kingsguard. Beattie has received critical acclaim for his performance on the show.

Beattie is married to actress Lisa Dwan. The couple has two children together.

Beattie is 6 feet 2 inches tall and has brown hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameIan Beattie


NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
MoviesAlexander, Space Truckers, The Journey, Standup, Control, Exposure, Time and Again

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The Pugilist2017post-productionDesmond Shaw
Jack Taylor: Headstone2016TV Movie completedDavid Meyers
The Climb2016/IShort completedDarren
Time and Again2015Short completedTom
The Journey2016/IIIGerry Adams
Barbarians Rising2016TV SeriesVarus
The Truth Commissioner2016Beckett
Game of Thrones2011-2015TV SeriesMeryn Trant
Vikings2015TV SeriesKing Brihtwulf
Number 2s2015TV SeriesMinister McCoubrey / McCoubrey
Farr2015TV Mini-SeriesCormac Farr
Scúp2014TV SeriesKyle
Blandings2014TV SeriesClaude
37 Days2014TV Mini-SeriesTsar Nicholas II
Line of Duty2014TV SeriesBob
A Belfast Story2013Colum
Starred Up2013Officer Johnson
Exposure2013/IIShortThe Buyer
Keith Lemon: The Film2012Awards Host
Tosser2012Video shortThe Guest
Brendan Smyth: Betrayal of Trust2011TV MovieFather Brendan Smyth
Mo2010TV MovieMichael Stone
Mea Culpa2009Short
The Race2009Maurice Magee
The Tudors2009TV SeriesSergeant at Arms
Closing the Ring2007Seamus McCarty
Killinaskully2006TV SeriesFather Bob Gilmartin
Stray Bullet1999Pryke
Space Truckers1996Trooper
Kidnapped1995TV MovieEwan of Appin
The Hanging Gale1995TV SeriesBrian Sweeney


Game of Thrones: A Day in the Life2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Meryn Trant
Perfect Is the Enemy of Good2005Video documentary shortHimself
The Late Late Show2005TV SeriesHimself

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Julie Walters: A Life on Screen2014TV Movie documentaryMichael Stone (uncredited)


Nominated Awards

2016ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGame of Thrones (2011)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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