Patrick Aidan Byrne

Also know as Rick Burn from rock band ‘Makings’ Patrick is a graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting’s Full Time course; he then studied method acting in The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.

TV and Film work includes Penny Dreadful for Showtime directed by Juan Antonio Bayona he can be seen in the trailer hereVikings for theHistory Channel directed by Jeff Woolnough, Game of Thrones for HBO directed by Daniel Minahan, Mattie for RTE, The Tudors for Showtime/BBC/CBC, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea for Max Curious Productions. He was cast as the main antagonist opposite Saoirse Ronan in Jim Sheridan’s development short and has just recently played the part of 1916 Volunteer Jack Shouldice in Tile Films new FeatureA Terrible Beauty. Which will be televised later this year.

For more reels and info see: IMDB HERE

Recent Theatre Credits Include: Canker at the New Theatre, Samson and Dalila at The Gaiety Theatre directed by Roberto Oswald, There will be Rain at Electric Picnic and The Hunter Returns at the Project Arts Centre directed Liam Halligan. He appeared in Miss Julie directed by Michael Baker-Caven for Landmark Productions at the Project Arts Centre, The Angels Shall Rejoice for Crazy Dog Audio Theatre directed by Roger Gregg, Fast Times at Theatre@36, Rigoletto at The Gaiety Theatre directed by Roberto Oswald.

Patrick is represented in the U.K by Tony Clayman, telephone 0044 207 368 3336 Please contact


‘Pick of the Forthnight’ – Hotpress ‘EXCELLENT’ – Jackie Hayden

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Patrick Aidan Byrne in Vikings Season 2


 Catch Patrick Aidan Byrne in Vikings Season 2 on the History Channel as the raids return to the coast of England.


Penny Dreadful


Patrick Aidan Byrne has been cast in Showtimes new TV Series ‘Penny Dreadful’ with Eva Green and Josh Hartnett


Patrick Aidan Byrne in Vikings


Frontline Actors Agency are delighted to announce that Patrick Aidan Byrne has been cast in Vikings Season 2′

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