Conleth Hill - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 5, 2022

Conleth Hill
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Suits (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 24, 1964 (age 58)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Conleth Seamus Eoin Croiston Hill
Birth Place: Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: Patsy Hill
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 3

older brother
younger sister
Ronan Hill (younger brother)

High School: St MacNissi's College
University: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: Irish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 86 kg (189.60 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown/ Grey
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Conleth Hill?

Conleth Hill is an actor by profession and Northern Irish by nationality. He has worked as an actor for more than three decades, among which he is best known as Lord Varys in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Conleth Hill – Age, Parents, Siblings

Conleth Hill’s birth took place on 24 November 1964 in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. He was born as Conleth Seamus Eoin Croiston Hill to his father Patsy Hill while his mother's name is not known.

He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings, an older brother, a younger sister, and a younger brother named Ronan Hill.

His older brother is now a cameraman, his sister is a producer while his younger brother, Ronan Hill now works as a sound engineer and has won four Emmy Awards for his sound mixing on Game of Thrones.

Source: Twitter (young Conleth Hill)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Conleth Hill attended St MacNissi's College and later studied acting at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 1988. His ethnicity is Irish.

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Conleth Hill – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

There are no records of Conleth Hill’s past relationships. He has never known to be dating or in a relationship with a girlfriend. In fact, he is unmarried and sans wife, and children. As he has never married, divorce is out of context.

Since the details of his relationship status are vacant, there has been a suspicion that he might be gay. However, Hill has not addressed his sexuality and loves to keep his personal life private.

Conleth Hill – Career

Before fame

Hill began his professional career in 1988. His Broadway debut was in Stones in His Pockets. He also has portrayed characters in TV series including Boon (1988), Casualty (1988-1996), Blue Heaven (1992-1994), and The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (2007).

In films, he appeared in Whatever Works (2009), Perrier's Bounty (2009), and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), among others.

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Source: Pinterest (Conleth Hill, Gina Torres in Suits)

Worked in

In 2011, Conleth Hill landed his breakthrough role in Game of Thrones as Lord Varys. He has portrayed the character from the first season to the final season. For the role, he even shaved his head.

Since 2011, he has had roles in the TV series Suits (2013), Arthur & George (2015), Peter Kay's Car Share (2017), and 12 Monkeys (2018), to name a few.

In movies, Conleth Hill has had minor roles in Whole Lotta Sole (2012), Serena (2014), Official Secrets (2019), Here Are the Young Men, etc. He has also been active in radio programs since 2000. But most of all, Hill has acted in stage productions.

Worked alongside

Conleth Hill has starred with Sean Bean, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, and Michelle Fairley.

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Source: TV Guide (Peter Dinklage, Conleth Hill in Game of Thrones)

Conleth Hill – Awards, Nominations

Conleth Hill has won 2001’s Olivier Awards — Best Actor and has been nominated for 2001, 2008’s Tony — Actor, 2008’s Olivier Awards — Best Performance in a Supporting Role

Along with Game of Thrones, he has been nominated for 2011’s, 2014’s 2016’s, and 2017’s Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Conleth Hill – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Hill is estimated at around $2 million. His annual salary is under review.

Conleth Hill – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Conleth Hill is active on Twitter and Instagram but is absent from Facebook.

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