Colin Morgan Biography and Wiki
Colin Morgan was born on 1st January 1986 in Armagh, United Kingdom. He is an actor known for his role as Merlin in the TV series ‘Merlin’.
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 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 Career
Colin 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 Age and Birthday
Morgan was born on January 1, 1986, in Armagh, Northern Ireland to Bernard, a painter, and decorator, and Bernadette, a nurse. He celebrates his birthday on 1st January every year.
Colin Morgan Family, Parents and Siblings
The Merlin actor 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 Katie McGrath
As of 2019, Colin was not married but is engaged to his Irish girlfriend 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 Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Colin Morgan.
• Full Name: Colin Morgan
• Age/ How Old?: 34 years (2020)
• Date of Birth: January 1, 1986
• Place of Birth: Armagh, Northern Ireland
• Birthday: January 1
• Nationality: Irish
• Education: Integrated College Dungannon,
Belfast Institute for Further and Higher Education
• Alma mater: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
• Father’s Name: Bernard Morgan
• Mother’s Name: Bernie Morgan
• Siblings: 2 older siblings; Neil Morgan
• Married?: Katie McGrath
• Children/ Kids: None
• Height: 6 feet 0 inch (183 cm)
• Weight: 78 kg (172 lb)
• Profession: Actor
• Known For: Merlin
• Net worth: $4 million (2020)
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 as of 2020. He has accumulated his net worth through his successful career as an actor.
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 free way. 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 and TV Shows
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
• 2007: Vernon God Little
• 2007: All About My Mother
• 2008: A Prayer for My Daughter
• 2011: Our Private Life
• 2012: The 24 Hour Musicals Celebrity Gala
• 2013: The Tempest
• 2013–14: Mojo
• 2017: Gloria
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 is a renowned actor widely recognized as Merlin in the TV series ‘Merlin’.
How old is Colin Morgan?
Colin is 34 years old as of 2020. He was born on January 1, 1986, in Armagh, Northern Ireland.
How tall is Colin Morgan?
Colin stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inch (183 cm) tall.
Is Colin Morgan married?
He is not married but he is engaged to Katie McGrath whom he met in 2010 after on the set of Merlin.
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 make?
The amount of salary that Morgan earns per episode is not yet revealed.
Where does Colin 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).
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 Colin Morgan Married to Katie Mcgrath?
The two are engaged since 2016.
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