Conleth Hill is an actor who comes from Northern Ireland, and he became one of the most recognizable faces after he appeared in HBO series Game of Thrones as Lord Varys. If you want to know more about this talented actor, and what is his net worth in 2019, then take a further read into our article.
Conleth Seamus Eoin Croiston Hill was born on November 24, 1964, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He was born in Ballycastle, in County Antrim which is located in Northern Ireland. While we know the name of his father, which is Patsy Hill, the information regarding his mother’s name is currently unknown to us. He one older and one younger brother, and a sister. His older brother is working as a cameraman, and his younger brother called Ronan Hill was working as a sound mixer for Game of Thrones, and he went on to receive three Emmy Awards for his work. His sister is a producer, and all the Hill children are very successful in their work.
Conleth Hill went to St MacNissi’s College, and he later attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he tried to master his acting abilities. In 1988 he graduated from college and went on to pursue his acting dream.
First thing acting-related that Conleth Hill had a connection with was a Broadway performance, and Hill was in a Canadian production of a play titled “Stones in His Pockets.” It was created under Marie Jones production, and for his performance in the play, he earned a “Dora Mavor Moore” award. His first television appearance happened in 1988, during his graduation year and he was in a TV show titled “Boon.” During that 1988 year, he also got a part in “Casualty.”
For quite some time Conleth Hill only received some small roles, but he performed the job outstandingly, and he didn’t care that the roles were small, as he enjoyed his job very much. “Blue Heaven” was one of the TV shows Hill was in, and he appeared in a total of seven episodes of this series as Roache character. That was from 1992 to 1994. Many years went by, and in 2002 Hill got some more notable role as a German professor called Max Staefel. Max Staefel was a character from the television adaptation of “Goodbye Mr. Chips.” In 2007 he made an appearance in six episodes of “The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle,” and he portrayed a character called Jared.
Probably the best role in his career so far was Lord Varys in HBO series Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones is based on a novel titled “A Song of Ice and Fire” created by George R.R. Martin, and due to the show’s popularity around the world, Lord Varys was also one of the most recognizable faces and names in the world. Conleth Hill had to shave his head for the role, and the show ran from 2011 to 2019. He portrayed a bald eunuch who didn’t seem to have any significant role in the series. However, as the show progresses, many who immediately cast aside poor Lord Varys, the character turned out to be one of the storylines main characters, and Hill’s portrayal made the audience love him. The more the show grew on its popularity, the more Lord Varys had something to do or say in the show, and thus Conleth Hill’s fame grew bigger by each day.
During his time on the Game of Thrones, he managed to appear in some more movies and TV shows, like in Suits, where he played Edward Darby and in Arthur & George as Sergeant Upton. He also portrayed Elsie in Peter Kay’s Car Share. When it came to movies, he didn’t have any big role, but he was still noticeable. Hill appeared in movies such as Perrier’s Bounty, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Shore and A Patch of Fog. Another prominent role was Brockman in Whatever Works.
Personal life and awards
The talented Northern Ireland’s actor won his big award in 2001 during Olivier Award where he won in the category Best Actor for the movie Stones in His Pockets. The awards night was held in the New Ambassadors and York’s Theatre. In 2008 he got nominated twice for a Tony, once in 2001 and the second time in 2008. In 2008 he won for the second time an Olivier Award for Best Performance in Supporting Role. For his performance in Game of Thrones, he received several nominations, in 2011, 2014, 2016 and in 2017 during Screen Actors Guild Award in the category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
It is hard to believe, but there is nothing regarding Conleth Hill’s dating life. So far, we know that he isn’t married, and he has never been, and there aren’t even details about his past relationships. That made people believe that he is actually homosexual, but that was also never confirmed, so it is just possible that the actor doesn’t want to share any personal details about himself, especially when it comes to his romantic relationships.
Conleth Hill Net Worth 2019
Conleth Hill is 5 feet and 9 inches tall, and he is weighing 86 kg, which is equal to 189 lbs. He has a brown eye color, and his hair color is currently salt and pepper.
In addition to being an actor, Conleth Hill is also a filmmaker, and since 1998 his career and income started growing as each year went by. In 2011 for his movie Salmon Fishing in the Yemen in which the actor played a prominent role, received $34.5 million despite the fact that they had a budget of $14.4 million, which is impressive. From his various projects and his acting career, the estimated net worth of Conleth Hill in this 2019 year is about $2 million. Presuming that this talented actor isn’t retiring any time soon, we think that his net worth can only increase more as the time goes by, and we are looking forward to seeing him in more TV shows and films.