John Doran

Deep, bright, engaging. Carlow.

John Doran

Deep, bright, engaging. Carlow.



"Doran is an actor of wit, versatility and precision" - The Irish Times. John is a well-established theatre actor. He's worked with such companies as Corcadorca, Fishamble, The Gate, The Abbey, Collapsing Horse, Theatre Lovett and many more. Originally from Borris in County Carlow close to Kilkenny City, he spent most of his childhood around Wexford and has been living in Dublin since 2010. Friendly, warm, funny and charming John has a lovely rural touch - and he's an accomplished musician and singer too!

Next up, John will appear in The Teddy Bear's Picnic (Theatre Lovett) & Duck Duck Goose (Fishamble, Dublin Theatre Festival). 

Other notable performance credits include; The Fall of the Second Republic, Me Michael, It Folds  (Abbey Theatre), GYM/SWIM/PARTY (Louise Lowe), Everything Not Saved (Malaprop), My Name is Language (Dublin Theatre Festival), Romeo & Juliet (Gate Theatre), Forgotten Words (Theatre Lovett), Bombinate Theatre (Goodnight Egg), Care (Willfredd Theatre), Human Child, The Aeneid, The Water Orchard, Sci-Fi Radio Hour (Collapsing Horse), Enjoy (Rough Magic), Romeo & Juliet (Corcradorca), Fishes (Bewley's Cafe Theatre), Hellfire Squad, War of Attrition (Devious Theatre). Film credits include; Dash (Rory Fleck-Byrne) Something Doesn't Feel Right, Lost & Found, Haunted (Fergal Costello, BAFTA winner).


  • 20s-30s, 30s