Dean O'Gorman | Biography

Posted On: 22 Jul, 2014


Dean O'Gorman | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth December 01, 1976
Age 40 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality New Zealand
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Not yet
Girlfriend Not disclosed
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner Not yet
Divorced? Unknown
Married N/A
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 173 cm
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Not yet

The dynamic and handsome personality Dean O'Gorman is a well known photographer artist and actor from New Zealand. He is best known for his performance in the Hobbit trilogy as Dwarf Fili and Anders in The Almighty. This handsome actor was born in 1st December 1976 in Auckland, New Zealand. He was born to Vicky O'Gorman and Lance, a landscape painter.

O'Gorman was a fun loving guy since his childhood. He was brilliant in studies including sports and other activities. Overall he was a talented hard working child. He also used to play karate. By the age of ten, he was able to earn a black belt in karate. He attended Rangitoto College situated in Auckland and wished of studying graphic design. Talking about his acting career, firstly he was discovered by a casting agent when he was twelve while he was delivering a speech in school speech competition. With a main role in teen romance Bonjour Timothy, O'Gorman began his acting career in the year 1995. For his performance in this film, at the Giffoni Film Festival, he earned a nomination for Best Actor. Right after this, he appeared in New Zealand drama When Love Comes as Mark. His roles also include in Snakeskin as Johnny. At 2001 New Zealand Film and Television Awards, he received 5 awards. In April 2011, he was casted as Dwarf Fili in Sir Peter Jackson's The Hobbit.

He also has a cameo appearance in the advertisement for Air New Zealand. He also appeared in many television shows. In the mean time, he appeared in New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street with the role of Harry Martin. Then he appeared in Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. He also appeared in Young Hercules with a regular role as Lolaus opposite to Ryan Gosling. He also has made many guest appearances in the television shows like Legend of the Seeker, The Cult and Go Girls. In the same time, he presented himself in New Zealand fantasy series The Almighty Johnsons with the role of Anders Johnson from 2011–2013.

In addition to acting, he is also an artist and photographer who have a keen interest in photography. In 2012, in between 19–23 June, O'Gorman held his first exhibition at the Page Blackie Gallery in Wellington, New Zealand. The theme of the exhibition was Vietnam War. The model of this photo shoot includes cast members from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

O'Gorman is a well-known media personnel who is well known for his talent and intelligence. Many of his co-workers, directors, fans and followers appreciate and adore his hard work and dedication. He has not revealed much about his personal life. Neither has he disclosed about his relationship status, dating and affairs. We can’t say whether he is married or not and neither can assume any one to be his wife or girlfriend. O'Gorman has commendable height and attractive body. He is 5 ft. 8 inches tall.

Extremely dashing and talented actor O'Gorman has numerous fans and admirers all over the world. He is followed by them through different social networking sites. He is one of the most demanding actor in the present context. In spite of all, he is very sad about his shirtless pictures posted in different gay sites. He is soon going to appear in many other movies. More about his biography can be found in wiki. His fans can also tweet him in twitter.