Colin Morgan Biography
Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish actor who was born and brought up in Armagh, Northern Ireland. He is famous for playing the title character in the BBC fantasy series Merlin. He made his London theatre debut in the year 2007 as the title character in DBC Pierre’s Vernon God Little.
Morgan went on to appear in the theatre productions Pedro Almodóvar’s Todo sobre mi madre (“All About My Mother”) in the year 2007, Thomas Babe’s A Prayer for My Daughter in the year 2008, Pedro Miguel Rozo’s Our Private Life in the year 2011, Step in Time at The Old Vic 24 Hour Musicals Celebrity Gala in the year 2012, Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the year 2013, and Jez Butterworth’s Mojo during 2013 and 2014.
Screen International named Morgan as a “Star of Tomorrow” in July 2008. For playing in Merlin, Morgan was nominated for Outstanding Actor (Drama) in the Monte Carlo TV Festival Awards in 2009, 2010, and 2011, and well Actor in Drama Performance: Male in the National Television Awards in the year 2013.
10 Quick Facts About Colin Morgan
- Name: Colin Morgan
- Age: 36 years
- Birthday: 1 January
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Height: 6 feet
- Nationality: Northern Irish
- Occupation: Actor
- Marital Status: Dating
- Salary: Under review
- Net worth: $4 million
Colin Morgan Age
Morgan is 36 years old as of 2022, he was born on 1 January 1986, in Armagh, Northern Ireland to Bernard, a painter, and decorator, and Bernadette, a nurse. He celebrates his birthday on 1 January every year and his birth sign is Capricorn.
Colin Morgan Height
Colin is stands at a height of 6 feet.
Colin Morgan Education
Morgan attended Integrated College Dungannon in 1997. He starred in several college productions including Bad Day at Black Frog Creek and Surgical Sensations at St. Senapods.
In 2004, he was awarded a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education in the year 2004. He graduated in 2007.
In the final year of his undergraduate course, Morgan was discovered by theatre director Rufus Norris and made the choice to leave three-quarters of the way through to make his professional London West End theatre debut playing the title character in Vernon God Little. In November 2010, he was honored with an Award of Distinction for his contribution to the Arts the Belfast Metropolitan College.
Colin Morgan Family
Colin was born in Armagh, Northern Ireland to Bernie Morgan (mother) and Bernard Morgan (father). Together with his two brothers, they were raised in a roman catholic home. Morgan is the youngest of his siblings.
Colin Morgan Neil Morgan
Neil Morgan is Colin’s older brother.
Colin Morgan Wife
Colin is engaged to Katie McGrath; an Irish actress best known for portraying Morgana on the BBC One series Merlin, Lucy Westenra on the British-American series Dracula.
Colin Morgan Girlfriend
Colin has been dating Irish actress Katie McGrath since 2010 after the two met on the set of Merlin. The duo became engaged in 2016 but it is not known when they are planning to do a wedding.
Colin Morgan Salary
The amount of salary that Morgan earns per episode has not yet been revealed.
Colin Morgan Net Worth
Morgan has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2022. This includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as an actor. Through his various sources of income, Colin has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Colin Morgan Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Colin Morgan.
Colin Morgan Wiki
- Full Names: Colin Morgan
- Gender: Male
- Profession: Actor
- Nationality: Irish
- Race/ Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Colin Morgan Birthday
- Age: 36 years (2022)
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Date of Birth: January 1, 1986
- Place of Birth: Armagh, Northern Ireland
- Birthday: January 1
Colin Morgan Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: To be updated
- Height: 6 feet 0 inch (183 cm)
Weight: 78 kg (172 lb)
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Black
- Shoe Size: Not Available
Colin Morgan Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Bernard Morgan
- Mother: Bernie Morgan
- Siblings: 2 including Neil Morgan
- Marital Status: Dating
- Spouse: Katie McGrath
- Children: To be updated
Colin Morgan Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: $4 million
- Salary: To be updated
- Source of Income: Media
Colin Morgan Actor
Morgan made his professional acting debut in 2007 in London as the titular character Vernon God Little mounted at the Young Vic. In the same year, he went on to play the role of Esteban, an aspiring teenage writer, in the Old Vic stage adaptation of Pedro Almodóvar’s Todo sobre mi madre opposite Diana Rigg.
In television, he first appeared in 2007 as the embarrassed gay son John Leary in sketches on The Catherine Tate Show’s “Christmas Special.” In 2008, Morgan played conflicted teenager Jethro Cane opposite David Tennant in the fan-favorite Doctor Who episode “Midnight.”
In 2010, he portrayed a homeless drug-addict opposite Colm Meaney in the independent Irish film Parked. His performance was praised by multiple critics and director Darragh Byrne.
He then appeared in the film Island, an independent adaptation of Jane Rogers’ novel of the same name. He has also appeared in other films such as Huntsman: Winter’s War, Waiting for You, The Happy Prince, Benjamin, among others.
Colin Morgan Merlin
Morgan plays Merlin on ‘Merlin’, a servant boy to Prince Arthur who has the ability to do magic, but he can’t control it, it just happens. He believes he will be quite safe in that environment, that he will able to use his powers in a freeway. His destiny is intertwined with Prince Arthur’s and he is supposed to save him.
Bradley James and Colin Morgan
Bradley James and Colin both appeared on Merlin as Arthur and Merlin respectively. Arthur is the prince and Merlin is his servant.
Colin Morgan The Fall
Morgan joined ‘The Fall’ season 2 as Detective Sergent Tom Anderson. He works as part of a major Investigation Team, he is assigned to Operation Music man as Stella Gibson’s right-hand.
Colin Morgan Humans
Morgan plays Leo Elster, in Humans, the son of David Elster and his wife, Beatrice Elster. When he was young, he and his family moved to a large manor in the country because of his father’s dislike of attention and his mother’s illness. Due to the latter, his father created Mia, his first sentient synth, to take care of him. Later, David created the other sentient synths Fred, Niska, and Max all of whom Leo regarded as family.
Tragedy struck, however, when he was 13; his mother Beatrice escaped from her caregivers and abducted her son, then drove their car into a lake. Both Leo and his mother drowned, but Mia brought Leo to the surface and back to his father, who resurrected him as a human-synth hybrid.
David later created a synth replacement for his wife, to the horror of his son and the other synths, so David told her to leave. David took her out to the woods to kill her, but couldn’t, so he returned to the house, told his son and the synths to get out and then committed suicide. His father’s last order to Leo was to take care of the synths.
Colin Morgan Movies
- 2010: Parked
- 2011: Island
- 2014: Testament of Youth
- 2015: Legend
- 2016: The Laughing King
- 2016: The Huntsman: Winter’s War
- 2017: Waiting for You
- 2018: The Happy Prince
- 2018: Benjamin
Colin Morgan TV Shows
- 2007: The Catherine Tate Show
- 2008: Doctor Who
- 2008–12: Merlin
- 2009: Merlin: Secrets and Magic
- 2009: The Real Merlin and Arthur
- 2010: Colin & Bradley’s Merlin Quest
- 2014: Quirke
- 2014–16: The Fall
- 2015–present: Humans
- 2016: The Living and the Dead
Frequently Asked Questions About Colin Morgan
Who is Colin Morgan?
Colin Morgan is a well as an actor who was born and brought up in Armagh, Northern Ireland. He is famous for playing the title character in the BBC fantasy series Merlin.
How old is Colin Morgan?
Colin is an American national born on 1 January 1986, in Armagh, Northern Ireland.
How tall is Colin Morgan?
Colin stands at a height of 6 feet.
Is Colin Morgan married?
Colin is not married, but he is engaged to Katie McGrath whom he met in 2010 after on the set of Merlin.
Is Colin Morgan Engaged?
Colin has been dating fellow Merlin co-star Katie McGrath since 2010 after meeting on the set of Merlin, and the two became engaged in 2016.
Is Morgan Married to Katie Mcgrath?
The two are engaged since 2016.
How much is Colin Morgan worth?
Colin has an estimated net worth of $4 million which he has earned through his successful career as an actor.
How much does Colin Morgan make?
The amount of salary that Morgan earns per episode is not yet revealed.
Where does Morgan live?
Colin lives in the UK. Because of security reasons, Colin has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Is Colin dead or alive?
Colin is still alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Colin now?
As of 2019, he appears on The Crown playing a role as John Armstrong (Guardian reporter).
Colin Morgan Contacts
You may also like to read the Bio, Career, Family, Relationship, Body measurements, Net worth, Achievements and more about: