Patrick George Considine (born 5 September 1973) is an English actor, director, screenwriter, and musician. He has appeared in films such as 24 Hour Party People, Cinderella Man, Stoned, Hot Fuzz, The Bourne Ultimatum, Submarine, Blitz, Tyrannosaur, Now Is Good, The World's End, The Double, Child 44, Macbeth, The Girl with All the Gifts, The Death of Stalin and How to Build a Girl and television series such as Red Riding, Peaky Blinders, Informer, The Outsider, and The Third Day.

He will portray King Viserys I Targaryen in House of the Dragon.[1]


Patrick George Considine, born to an Anglo-Irish family in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire on 5 September 1973, grew up with his siblings in a council estate in Winshill. He attended Abbot Beyne Senior School and Burton College, and studied at the University of Brighton. In April 2011, he revealed that he had been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. In 2013, he was diagnosed with Irlen syndrome.

He is best known for his roles in Dead Man's Shoes, Bosque de Sombras, The Bourne Ultimatum, Peaky Blinders, and The Third Day.

On 5 October 2020, it was announced that he would be portraying Viserys I Targaryen in Season 1 of House of the Dragon.

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