Ciarán Hinds (born February 9, 1953) is a Northern Irish actor. He is best known for his starring role as Gaius Julius Caesar on the HBO series Rome and as Aberforth Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. He has also appeared in the Steven Spielberg film Munich, the British crime drama Above Suspicion, Ivanhoe, and Cold Lazarus. He is also known for his roles as Russian President Alexander Nemerov in the 2002 film adaptation of Tom Clancy's book ​The Sum of All Fears​, as Richard Firmin in the 2004 film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical ​Phantom of the Opera, and as Roarke/The Devil (alias Mephistopheles) in the 2012 film Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, taking over the role from Peter Fonda. He portrayed Steppenwolf in the 2017 film Justice League, alongside fellow Thrones actors Jason Momoa and Michael McElhatton.

In Game of Thrones he played Mance Rayder. He was announced as a guest star in the third season on August 17, 2012.[1]


Guest starring

Game of Thrones Season 3 credits
Valar Dohaeris Dark Wings, Dark Words Walk of Punishment And Now His Watch Is Ended Kissed by Fire
The Climb The Bear and the Maiden Fair Second Sons The Rains of Castamere Mhysa
Game of Thrones Season 4 credits
Two Swords The Lion and the Rose Breaker of Chains Oathkeeper First of His Name
The Laws of Gods and Men Mockingbird The Mountain and the Viper The Watchers on the Wall The Children
Game of Thrones Season 5 credits
The Wars To Come The House of Black and White High Sparrow Sons of the Harpy Kill the Boy
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken The Gift Hardhome The Dance of Dragons Mother's Mercy

Other roles

  • Jonathan Reiss in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
  • Richard Firmin in The Phantom of the Opera
  • John Fujima in Miami Vice
  • Carl in Munich
  • Gaius Julius Caesar in Rome
  • Fletcher Hamilton in There Will Be Blood
  • Aberforth Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
  • Roy Bland in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • Mephistopheles in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
  • Bud Hammond in Political Animals
  • Sam Daily in The Woman in Black
  • Tardos Mors in John Carter
  • Steppenwolf in Justice League
  • John Franklin in The Terror


See also

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