Jim Roche

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Height: 5'11"

Principal Age Range: 38 - 44

Build: Average

Hair: Black

Eyes: Hazel

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Jim is cast in the feature film "THE RHYTHM SECTION" directed by Reed Morano for Paramount Pictures which is currently filming in Dublin. Blake Lively and Jude Law star.

He is currently touring performing in "A FACE IN THE CROWD", a theatre piece designed to inform and positively enlighten school kids and the public in general about mental health. It runs in Carlow's Shaw Theatre and also in Enniscorthy before playing in Wexford Arts Centre on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th November.

Jim is also cast in writer Kevin Barry's new feature drama "DARK LIES THE ISLAND", directed by Ian Fitzgibbon and produced by Michael Garland for Grand Pictures.

He recently wrapped filming on the Irish Film board funded comedy short 'THE MONK' directed by David Crann. He plays the lead role of 'Brother Finn'.

His film and television credits include 'Saxon Scribe' in season IV & V of History's "VIKINGS", the lead role of 'Nick Sullivan' in the 2016 National Film School graduation short "COYOTE", ‘Mr. Mullins’ in Tailored Films kids television series for Swipe TV ‘Miss Mogul’, 'Clar Geraghty' in RTE's "FAIR CITY", 'Ned' in the feature film "WHEN HARVEY MET BOB", the lead role in the award winning short "A FLASH", 'Denny' in "DAMO AND IVOR", "THE TUDORS" and multiple roles in "ICANDY" for the Comedy Lab on Channel 4.

Voice over credits available on request.

Theatre credits include 'Basil Hallward' in Wonderland Production's play 'THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GREY', 'John Joe' in "THE ANTI-SOCIAL NETWORK" (Edinburgh Fringe and tour), 'Dempsey' in "THE JUDGES HOUSE" (Purple Heart), 'Algernon' in "THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST" (Tour) and 'Arthur Glumm' in "ANIMUS" (Dublin Fringe).

Jim plays the lead role in GIRL BAND's award winning Music Video 'PAUL' which you can watch here:
http://vimeo.com/135667055


Watch Jim's Show Reel here:
http://vimeo.com/136724365


Accents & Skills

Accents: Wexford*, Dublin, Northern Ireland, Regional Irish, RP Scottish, Cockney, European, Standard American, Boston, American - Southern States

Skills: Full Drivers Licence, Experience in the use and firing of duelling pistols

Interests: Theatre, Music, Literature, Film

Music & Dance: Basic Piano playing, Strong Tenor Singer

Sports: Football, Cricket

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Commedia

Corn Exchange

MA in Anglo Irish Theatre and Literature

NUI Maynooth

Acting & Performance

Gaiety School of Acting

Foundation Course

Dublin School Of Acting


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

Vikings V (Television)

Saxon Scribe

David Wellington

Octagon / Take 5 Productions

Coyote (Short Film)

Nick Sullivan (lead)

Danny Wall

IADT Graduation 2016

Vikings IV (Television)

Saxon Scribe

Ben Bolt

Octagon / Take 5 Productions

Fair City (Television)

Clar Geraghty (Recurring)

Gary Agnew

RTE

The Tudors (Television)

Commons Man

Ciaran Donnelly

Show Time

Moore Street Masala (Short Film)

Milos

Fish Films

iCandy (Television)

Various Roles

Ed Tracy

Green Inc for Channel 4

When Harvey Met Bob (Feature Film)

Ned

Nick Renton

RTE / BBC2

Damo & Ivor (Television)

Denny

Robert Quinn

RTE

The Last Security Man (Webseries)

Jim

David Crann

Odyssey Media / RTE

The Mario Rostenstock Show (Television)

Pascal (French Chef)

Damien Farell

RTE

In View (Feature Film)

Auctioneer

Ciaran Creagh

Underground Films


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

The Picture Of Dorian Grey

Basil Hallward

Cafe En Seine

Alice Coughlan

I, Keano

Ensemble

Olympia and tour

Terry Byrne

The Murdering Hole

Amos

Town Hall Theatre

Caroline FitzGerald

Gerry And The Peace Process

Aonghus O Snodaigh

Players / Belfast / Mill

Peter Sheridan

The Importance Of Being Ernest

Algarnon

Tour

Michael McCaffrey

Mary Stuart

Melville

Freemasons' Hall, Dublin

Liam Halligan

Motion Of the Heart

Oscar Wilde

National Gallery

Eric Fraad

Possessed

Witchfinder

Ensemble Ex National Tour

Eric Fraad

Animus

Arthur Glumm

Lir

Denis Clohessy

Friends

JP Byrne

Powerscourt Townhouse

Kevin O'Connor

The Judges House

Dempsey / Dr. Thornhill

Bewleys

Stuart Roche

The Gift Of The Magi

James

Theatre Upstairs

Gemma Doorly

Good Behaviour

Harry

The New Theatre

Kevin O'Connor

The Anti Social Network

John Joe

Edinburgh Fringe

Tom Collinson


Music Video Experience

Title

Role

Company

Director

Girl Band - Paul

Paul (lead)

Bob Gallagher & John McKeown

Bob Gallagher



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