Frank Mackey

Frank’s Abbey theatre credits include AN IDEAL HUSBAND, SIVE, THE SILVER TASSIE and THE REAL McCOY.

He recently appeared on television in RTÉ’s courtroom drama STRIKING OUT directed by Lisa Larsson for Blinder Films.

Film and television work includes costume drama THE TUDORS created by Michael Hirst for Showtime, THE DAWNING by Jennifer Johnson (Lawson Productions), REBEL HEART directed by John Strickland (BBC), John Piggot in FAIR CITY (RTÉ), VAL FALVEY TD with Grand Pictures, IFTA award-winning medical drama THE CLINIC directed by Robert Quinn for Parallel Films, DAMAGE directed by Aisling Walsh with Subotica Entertainment and acclaimed documentary-drama STARDUST (dir. Ciaran Donnelly) written by Paul Walker for RTÉ.

Previous stage appearances include Sir Bushy in RICHARD II directed by Michael Barker-Caven for Ouroborus at the Peacock, GLORY BE TO THE FATHER (Red Kettle) and THE SPIRIT OF ANNIE ROSS with Druid, Jonathan Miller’s production of AS YOU LIKE IT at The Gate and THE PLAINS OF ENNA by Pat Kinavene for the Dublin Theatre Festival. Cork Opera House productions include PHILADELPHIA HERE I COME, OKLAHOMA, and SOUTH PACIFIC. PRIVATE DICK (Druid), MACBETH (Tivoli), BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE and CONVERSATIONS ON A HOME COMING (Everyman Palace, Cork), SEASON OF SHORT PLAYS (Fishamble), THE YOKOHAMA DELEGATION (Performance Corporation), Bertolt Brecht’s THE JEWISH WIFE, THE WIZARD OF OZ (Olympia), CANTERBURY TALES, BACK TO THE FUTURE & CINDERELLA at the New Vic Theatre, London. MOLL, BORSTAL BOY, SINBAD, ALADDIN, CINDERELLA and four seasons of pantomime at the Gaiety Theatre.

Frank regularly appears as the Dame in the annual pantomime at Cork Opera House. In 2016, Frank co-directed CINDERELLA for the company.