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Kevin McNally

    KEVIN R. McNALLY (Joshamee Gibbs) returns to his popular role of first mate from all four previous “Pirates of the Caribbean” films. A well-known actor in his native U.K., McNally has played leading and supporting roles on stage, film and television for 40 years, and has now becoming increasingly well known in the United States.

    McNally made his feature film debut in the James Bond adventure “The Spy Who Loved Me,” with his other credits including “The Long Good Friday,” “Enigma,” “Not Quite Paradise,” “Cry Freedom” and “All Things Bright and Beautiful,” “The Legend of 1900,” “Entrapment,” “When the Sky Falls,” “Johnny English,” “De-Lovely,” “Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera,” “Irish Jam,” Woody Allen’s “Scoop,” Bryan Singer’s “Valkyrie,” “Father’s Day,” “The Raven,” “Bounty Killer,” “Legend,” “The Man Who Knew Infinity” and most recently, “Macbeth Unhinged” and “500 Miles North.”

    McNally’s numerous television credits include the Emmy® nominated “Shackleton” for the A&E Network and “Conspiracy” for HBO, both of which received BAFTA Awards in the United Kingdom. He has enjoyed continuing and recurring roles in such series as “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” “The Mill,” “Downton Abbey,” “Room at the Top,” “Supernatural,” “Midsomer Murders,” “Life on Mars,” “Bedtime,” “Dad,” “Frontiers,” “Screen Two,” “Tygo Road,” “Hard Cases,” “Thin Air,” “The Contract” and “Poldark.” McNally has also appeared in the telefilms and miniseries “24: Live Another Day,” “The Challenger Disaster,” “Poe,” “Margaret,” “Demons,” “Bloodlines,” “Dunkirk,” “Uprising,” “Underworld,” “Abraham,” “Diana,” “Masada” and “I, Claudius.”

    In London’s West End, McNally has appeared on stage opposite Jude Law’s “Hamlet” in Michael Grandage’s production, which began at London’s Donmar at Wyndhams, where he also portrayed Lebedev in Chekhov’s “Ivanov,” for which he was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 2009 Olivier Awards. Just previous, McNally starred in Matthew Warchus’ acclaimed revival of “Boeing Boeing.”  McNally’s other West End productions include performing opposite Maggie Smith in “The Lady in the Van” and Juliette Binoche in “Naked.”  He also starred in Terry Johnson’s “Dead Funny” at the Savoy Theatre.  Most recently, McNally starred in “The Missing Hancocks” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

    McNally was born in Bristol, England, and grew up in Birmingham. He lives with his wife, Scottish actress Phyllis Logan (“Downton Abbey”), in Chiswick, London.