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Jason O'Mara
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Jason O'Mara (born August 6, 1972) is an Irish actor who has starred in the American television network dramas In Justice and Life on Mars.

Early LifeEdit

O'Mara was born and raised in Sandycove in south Dublin, Ireland. He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with a degree in drama. He married American actress Paige Turco in a Roman Catholic ceremony in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA, on September 2003; they have one child. He became an American citizen on January 26, 2009.

CareerEdit

He performed with The Royal Shakespeare Company. His theatre work in London and Dublin included The Jew of Malta and Popcorn, and he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 2002 at the Irish Theatre Awards for his portrayal of John in Neil LaBute's Bash.

He appeared in Harold Pinter's The Homecoming in London and Dublin as well as Lincoln Center in New York. He has also starred in several other series, including The Agency, Band of Brothers, Monarch of the Glen, High Stakes, Playing the Field, The Bill, Berkeley Square, and Reach for the Moon.

He also guest-starred in Criminal Minds in the episode, 'The Last Word' as the Mill Creek Killer, a serial killer who is in competition with the Hollow Man, a serial shooter played by Scott Michael Morgan.

He currently plays Jim Shannon in the TV Series Terra Nova.


Series Stars
Jason O'Mara as Jim Shannon Shelley Conn as Elisabeth Shannon Christine Adams as Mira Allison Miller as Skye Tate Landon Liboiron as Josh Shannon Naomi Scott as Maddy Shannon Rod Hallett as Malcolm Wallace Mido Hamada as Guzman Alana Mansour as Zoe Shannon Stephen Lang as Nathaniel Taylor

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