Daryl McCormack in Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Daryl McCormack is an Irish actor known for his lead role in British comedy-drama Good luck to you, Leo Grande (2022) opposite Emma Thompson and directed by Sophie Hyde. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2022, and released later the same year, to critical acclaim, earning Daryl two BAFTA nominations, for EE BAFTA Rising Star and Best Lead Actor for his role as ‘Leo’, as well as Daryl and Emma a joint BIFA nomination for Best Joint Lead Performances, amongst other film and crew nominations.

Daryl McCormack will play the role of James Jr in Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Long Day’s Journey into Night  at the Wyndham’s Theatre from 19 March to 8 June 2024.

Daryl studied Theatre and Performance at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and has been named by Screen International as one of their 2021 ‘Stars of Tomorrow’, and The Hollywood Reporter ‘Next Gen’ talent and AP Breakthrough Entertainer’s lists for 2022.

Up next for Daryl is the thriller feature The Lesson, alongside Richard E Grant and Julie Delpy for Bleecker Street.

Daryl recently wrapped filming a co-lead role in gothic thriller The Woman in the Wall, for the BBC in the UK and Showtime in the US, opposite Ruth Wilson.

In August 2022, Daryl featured as Matt Claffin in Sharon Horgan’s dark comedy series, Bad Sisters, which follows a group of five sisters (the Garvey’s) after their parent’s premature death, via Apple TV+.

Daryl joined the season 5 cast of Peaky Blinders (2019) as a preacher’s son, taking over the role of ‘Isaiah Jesus’ from Jordan Bolger, and returned for the 6th iteration of the BBC in February 2022.

In 2020, Daryl starred in Barnaby Thompson’s Pixie as ‘Harland McKenna’. On stage, Daryl portrayed the role of Brendan in Michael Grandage’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore at the Noel Coward Theatre starring Aidan Turner.

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