Brendan Coyle is a British actor. He has garnered a wider audience on television, most recently as "Bates", the valet, in Downton Abbey. Coyle was born in Corby, Northamptonshire, to an Irish father and Scottish mother who emigrated to Corby. He reportedly holds dual British/Irish citizenship. He is a great nephew of football manager Sir Matt Busby. He studied drama in Dublin in 1981, and received a scholarship to Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in England in 1983. Brendan Coyle received a Laurence Olivier Award in 1999 for his performance in Conor McPherson's The Weir and won a New York...
|Birthdate:||December 2, 1963|
|Education:||Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts|
|Also known as:||David Coyle|