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|Nickname:||Colm Meaney / Colm Meany /|
|Known for:||One Life to Live, Con Air, Layer Cake|
|Birthday:||30 May 1953, Dublin, Ireland|
|Height:||5' 11" (1.80 m)|
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TriviaFormer son-in-law of Irish-American actor Vincent Dowling and Brenda Doyle. Acted in the Focus Company in Dublin with Gabriel Byrne and Stephen Rea in the late 1970s. Despite having different names in each movie, he played the same character in The Commitments (1991), The Snapper (1993) (TV) and The Van (1996). Along with Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, and Jeffrey Combs, he is one of only six actors to appear in the finales of two different "Star Trek" series: "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987) and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993). Played the same character, Chief Miles Edward O'Brien, on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987) and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993) for twelve consecutive years from 1987 to 1999. The only other "Star Trek" actor to do this is Michael Dorn. Was offered the chance to direct an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine like his DS9 co stars Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Michael Dorn and Andrew Robinson, but declined. Daughter Ada born in 2004.