Who is Eoin Macken?
Eoin Macken is an Irish actor, director, author and model, but probably best known for his roles of Gavin Cluxton in the TV series’ “Fair City” (2008), then as Sir Gwaine in “Merlin” (2010-2012), and as Dr. TC Callahan in “The Night Shift” (2014-2017). He has also played in such films as “Centurion’ (2010), “The Forest” (2016), and “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (2016). Eoin has also worked as a model for Abercrombie and Fitch, Ralph Lauren, and GQ.
So, do you want to find out more about the life and work of Eoin Macken, from his early childhood to most recent career endeavors, including his personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for the length of the article as we bring you closer to the Irish actor and model.
— Eoin Macken (@eoincmacken) February 15, 2017
Eoin Macken Wiki: Early Life Modelling
Eoin Christopher Macken was born on the 21st February 1983, in Dublin, Ireland to father James Macken, and a mother whose name is unknown; he has a younger sister named Freya Macken. Macken developed an interest toward acting, and began theatre in the University College Dublin drama society, but meantime completed an honors degree in Psychology. At the age of 19, Eoin joined the modeling Morgan the Agency, and started modeling for Abercrombie and Fitch, Ralph Lauren, GQ, and Braun.
Career Beginnings and First Work on Screen
After joining the Attic studio of drama, Macken spent time between Los Angeles and Dublin, and while in L.A. directed the well-regarded short film “Dreaming For You”, while upon his return to Ireland, he made “Christian Blake”. Eion’s first appearance on the big screen came in 2006, when he played alongside Brendan Gleeson in the sports/comedy “Studs” and then starred in his own film – “Christian Blake” – in 2008, and the same year played Gavin Cluxton in ten episodes of “Fair City”, while he ended the 2000s with parts in “Once Upon a Time in Dublin” and ‘Dreaming for You” both 2009. In 2010, Macken had the role of Achivir in Neil Marshall’s “Centurion” starring Michael Fassbender, Dominic West and Olga Kurylenko, and starred in the horror film “Siren”. One his most notable roles to date came between 2010 and 2012, when he played Sir Gwaine in 30 episodes of the series “Merlin”, starring Colin Morgan, Bradley James and John Hurt, and thanks to this part, Eoin secured more work in the following years.
Recent Work and “The Night Shift”
After the end of “Merlin”, Macken directed and starred in his film, “Leopard” (2013), while in 2014, he began playing the lead part of Dr. TC Callahan in the medical drama “The Night Shift”, a story about a group of doctors from the Army who return to the local hospital in San Antonio to work the night shift – Eoin played the role for 45 episodes between 2014 and 2017. In the meantime, he appeared in “Killing Jesus” (2015), “The Forest” (2016), and alongside Milla Jovovich in Paul W.S. Anderson’s sci-fi/horror “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (2016). In 2018, Macken played the main character of Karl D’Branin in ten episodes of the show called “Nightflyers”, and most recently worked in “Close” (2019) and “The Hole in the Ground” (2019), while he is currently working with William Forsythe on the horror film “I Am Fear”, which will be released late in 2019.
Eoin Macken Net Worth
Since launching his career, Macken has appeared in over 30 TV and film titles. and directed a few of them, all of which have contributed to his wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Eoin Macken is, as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Macken’s net worth is as high as $2 million, which is rather impressive don’t you think? Undoubtedly, his wealth will become higher in the upcoming years, assuming that he successfully continues his career.
Eoin Macken Personal Life, Married or still Dating? Is He Gay?
Macken was in relationships twice in the past few years, but neither lasted for long. In 2006, he dated Irish singer Una Healy, and although they spent a lovely time in the next two years, they broke up in 2008. Healy subsequently married Ben Foden, also an Irish singer, in 2012. Macken apparently fell in love with Irish actress Kellie Blaise, and they started dating in 2010, and the two of them made “Round The Bend”, a song and music video directed by Eoin, and featuring Kellie. Still, their relationship ended a year later, and since then, Macken either hasn’t dated other girls, or has successfully kept that information to himself.
Although he played a gay character in some episodes of “The Night Shift”, it is known that Macken is not gay in real life despite the rumors, partly because he’s worked as a model. He is single for almost eight years now, but considering his previous relationships with women, we can say that he is of heterosexual persuasion.
Eoin Macken Height and Weight
Do you know how tall Eoin Macken is, and how much he weighs? Well, Eoin stands at 5ft 11ins, which is equal to 1.8m, while he weighs approximately 154lbs or 70kg. His vital statistics are 41-15-32 inches and he has brown eyes and dark brown hair. He could be quite a catch, don’t you agree?