About Daryl McCormack
Daryl McCormack (born 20 December 1992) is an Irish actor. He is best known for his roles in the RTÉ One soap opera Fair City and the BBC series Peaky Blinders. His films include Pixie and Good Luck to You, Leo Grande.
McCormack made his West End debut in 2018 as Brendan in The Lieutenant of Inishmore. He played Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and the title role in Othello. In his early career, he was almost cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Daryl McCormack Biography
Daryl McCormack is an American actor. He was raised in Nenagh in County Tipperary. His father is American and lives in Baltimore. His mother is Irish. Daryl’s paternal grandfather, Percy Thomas, is said to have also been an actor.
Daryl was born and raised in Ireland and he’s very proud of where he’s from. His mother is Irish and his father is a Black American from Maryland. Daryl’s parents met one summer when they were both in California. However, it doesn’t appear that Daryl has ever lived in the United States. Even though Daryl has had some great opportunities throughout his career, there have also been some that he missed out on.
He auditioned for the role of Finn in the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens. However, the part went to John Boyega instead. During an interview with Digital Spy, Daryl said, “I’m grateful it didn’t go my way – I wouldn’t have been ready”.