Ruairi O'Connor


Ruairi O’Connor is an Irish actor known most prominently for his role of Henry Tudor, the future Henry VIII, in Starz television series The Spanish Princess.


Date of birth

He was born on July 9, 1990.


Family & Early life

He grew up in Howth until he was 14 years old. His family then took over a stud farm in rural Ireland. He was an only child until the age of 10, and then his parents had three daughters.


Education

O'Connor graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Acting from The Lir Academy at Trinity College Dublin in 2015.


Love life

His love life is not yet publicly known.


Net worth

Not yet established.


Career

O'Connor debuted with the role of Niall in the Lenny Abrahamson film What Richard Did. In 2016, O'Connor had a guest role in RTÉ2 series Can't Cope, Won't Cope and a recurring role in BBC Northern Ireland series My Mother and Other Strangers.

He landed his first major television role as Michael Vincent in Sky One series Delicious from 2016 to 2018. That same year, he starred as the school-bully and chief antagonist Weasel in the teen coming of age film Handsome Devil.

O'Connor starred alongside Elle Fanning in 2018 film Teen Spirit. In May 2018, it was announced that O’Connor would play Prince Harry Tudor (later Henry VIII) in the 2019 STARZ series The Spanish Princess. A second run of eight episodes was ordered by Starz and began filming in September, 2019.

O’Connor plays the role of Arne Cheyenne Johnson in the 2020 release of The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. The film depicts the real life case of Johnson; the first murder defendant in American legal history to plead not guilty by reason of demonic possession.

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Ruairi O'Connor
First Name Ruairi
Surname O'Connor
Born 9th July, 1991
Home City Dublin, Ireland
Current City