About Colm Meaney
It has been estimated that the total amount of Colm Meaney net worth is as high as 10 million dollars, as of right now. He has earned his net worth because of his career as an actor from Ireland. Colm Meaney is mostly known from the Star Trek series, where he played the role of Miles O’Brien. He appeared in two productions of Star Trek, called “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”. As these productions became quite famous, they also added up a lot to the total estimate of Colm Meaney net worth. Then, Colm Meaney appeared as a guest on some other TV shows, including “The Simpsons” and “Law and Order”. He also appeared in the AMC network show called “Hell on Wheels”, where he played the part of Thomas Durant. All of these appearances made him even more known and also added up to the total size of Colm Meaney net worth.
In addition to his TV work, Colm Meaney has also appeared in quite a few films. He appeared in all parts of the Barrytown trilogy. Moreover, he starred in “The Damned United”, “Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa” and “Get Him to the Greek”.
The actor was born in 1953 in Dublin, Ireland. When he was 14 years old, he started to attend acting lessons. After he graduated from secondary school, Colm Meaney attended the Abbey Theatre School of Acting. Then, he appeared with the Irish National Theatre. He appeared on stage with some touring productions in the United Kingdom. In 1978, he appeared on TV for the first time, in the show on BBC 1, called “Z-Cars”. Before he started a successful film career, Colm Meaney appeared in other TV shows, including “Moonlighting” and “Remington Steele”. For his work in the production called “The Snapper”, the actor was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
In 1987, he got a role in the pilot episode of the popular series called “Star Trek: The Next Generation”. As his role became more important in the series’ run, he was given the name of Miles O’Brien. In 1993, he began to appear in the spin-off version of this show, called “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”. He stayed in this show up until its cancellation in 1999. He appeared on Star Trek 225 times and thus this production has also increased the current estimate of Colm Meaney net worth.
In 1994, he was chosen to appear in the miniseries called “Scarlett”, where he played the role of Colum O’Hara. The production was a sequel to “Gone With the Wind”. Other TV shows in which he has appeared include “Law and Order”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, “Stargate Atlantis” and “Men in Trees”. Colm Meaney became the only actor who appeared in all three parts of the Barrytown trilogy. In these productions, he played the role of the father of the Rabbitte family.