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Donal Logue

Donal Logue

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1966-02-27 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

64 Movies · 25 TV shows

Also Known As: Ντόναλ Λογκ

Biography

Donal Francis Logue is a Canadian-born, American film and television actor, producer and writer. He starred in the film The Tao of Steve and has had roles in the TV series Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, Grounded for Life, Copper, Terriers, and, as detective Harvey Bullock, Gotham. Declan Murphy stars in NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He is best known for his role as detective Declan Murphy in the hit show's first two seasons. He also appeared in the second season of the hit series, which is currently in its third season.

Career

After a few TV movies, Logue first appeared in film playing Dr. Gunter Janek in the 1992 film Sneakers. Logue recalled, "I auditioned for 15 and didn't get called back for a single one" The actor is best known for his role in the film "Sneakers," which was released in 1992. "I got a call to audition for the movie Sneakers out in L.A. and I had very little experience," she says. "I had been a road manager for punk bands and a stage manager for a traveling theater company" "I was very excited to be a part of the movie," she adds. In 1993, he portrayed Capt. Ellis Spear in Gettysburg, and a movie agent, Judd Bromell, on the Northern Exposure episode "Baby Blues" He later appeared as an FBI agent in The X-Files episode "Squeeze" Logue's character Jimmy The Cab Driver was a staple of MTV promos in the early 1990s. Logue's portrayal as the lead in The Tao of Steve won him a Special Grand Jury Prize for best actor at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. He also appeared in Blade and The Patriot, in 2000. He appeared in two of Edward Burns films: Purple Violets and The Groomsmen. In December 2005, Logue had a pilot development deal for a new situation comedy on ABC television, originally titled I Want to Rob Mick Jagger. The pilot was picked up and debuted in the winter of 2006 under the name The Knights of Prosperity. Logue starred in the critically acclaimed comedy Grounded for Life. Logue also appeared in a supporting role in Just Like Heaven (2005). Logue had appeared as Phil Stubbs in the original pilot for the NBC show Ed, but dropped out to star in the sitcom Grounded for Life. The show disappeared from the ABC lineup in early March 2007. The first two and a half seasons were telecast on the Fox network; thereafter, the show moved to The WB for the remainder of its run. In 2002 and 2003, Logue appeared on the VH1 "I Love. ." series instalments '80s, '70s, and ' 80s Strikes Back. Logue also appeared on "American Idol" in 2003 and 2004. She has a daughter, a son, and a stepdaughter. In 2010, Logue appeared on House, M.D. as millionaire patient Curtis Harry. Logue also appeared in NBC's The Dennis, in 2005, about a former child prodigy whose parents kick him out of the house and into the real world. It was not picked up, however. Logue co-starred with Nicolas Cage in the movie Ghost Rider, the David Fincher film Zodiac, and alongside Mark Wahlberg in the 20th Century Fox film Max Payne. Logue starred as Captain Kevin Tidwell in the NBC crime drama Life from 2008–2009. In 2008, Logue appeared in the Jack Kerouac documentary One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Keruac's Big Sur. Logue starred in FX series Terriers, which ran 13 episodes from September to December 2010. On May 4, 2009, NBC announced Life would not be returning for a third season. After the show's cancellation, a frustrated Logue briefly left acting for truck-driving, according to his friend W. Earl Brown. Logue starred as the main character in Theory of a Deadman's music video for the song "Lowlife," off their 2011 release, The Truth Is....In late 2012, Logue joined the casts of Sons of Anarchy as renegade ex-U.S. Marshal Lee Toric. In 2013, he joined the cast of BBC America's show Copper as a returning Union General turned Tammany Hall insider, General Brendan Donovan. Logue appeared in CBGB with Alan Rickman and 9 Full Moons with Amy Seimetz and Bret Roberts. Since 2014, he has portrayed Harvey Bullock in the police procedural series Gotham. In 2015, he appeared in Adam Massey's thriller film The Intruders.

Personal Life

Logue has homes in Los Angeles and in Shady Cove, Oregon, where he cofounded Frison Logue Hardwood. Logue travels back and forth to Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, where his mother lives, and holds both Irish and Canadian citizenship. He regularly plays for the Los Angeles-based amateur soccer team Hollywood United. Logue and his wife have a son named Finn, and a daughter, Jade, who is transgender. On June 27, 2017, Logue posted a tweet saying Jade had gone missing; he later deleted it and launched a wider public appeal for help. By that July 8, Jade had been found in North Carolina and was returned home safely.

Early Life

Donal Francis Logue was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Irish parents from County Kerry. His parents were Carmelite missionaries and the family moved from Ireland to Canada to Boston and elsewhere. Logue grew up with three sisters — Karina, Deirdre and Eileen — and their mother taught at Calexico High School. Logue attended Central Union High School in El Centro, California. He created the theater group Imperial Valley Players to perform in the school's auditorium. For part of his junior year of high school, Logue attended the Jesuit school St. Ignatius' College in Enfield Town, London, England. In 1983, while a high-school senior, Donal was elected president of the 37th session of the American Legion Boys Nation. He went on to study history at Harvard University, graduating in 1988. In the late 1980s, he worked as a road manager for such bands as Bullet LaVolta.

Movies & TV shows

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2007.

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2003.

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2002.

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1993.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows

1992.

1 Movie

1991.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows

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