SEAN Mahon is an Irish actor who"s already causing a stir in EastEnders after bumping into his ex-wife"s new boyfriend Jack Branning upon his arrival in Albert Square.Here"s everything you need to know about him and what else he"s starred in. Sean Mahon is now playing the role of Ray Kelly...
SEAN Mahon is an Irish actor who’s already causing a stir in EastEnders after bumping into his ex-wife’s new boyfriend Jack Branning upon his arrival in Albert Square.
Here’s everything you need to know about him and what else he’s starred in.
Who is Sean Mahon?
Sean Mahon is an actor from Dublin, Ireland.
He started his career in marketing for various companies including Kerrygold and Avonmore.
After moving to the US for work he decided to pursue acting.
His big break came when he got the role of Nicky Giblin in the Broadway production The Seafarer.
Who does Sean Mahon play in EastEnders?
Sean Mahon is playing Ray Kelly – the ex-husband of Mel Owen, played by Tamzin Outhwaite.
The character arrives with the aim of getting in touch with his stepdad putting a spanner in the works for Mel and Jack.
The sinister businessman turned on the charm when he immediately bumped into Mel’s current boyfriend Jack Branning in his first scenes.
Speaking about his role, Sean told Digital Spy: “I’m so happy to join such an incredibly hard-working and talented team…
“My character Ray Kelly is not one to tread lightly, and his arrival to the Square will cause shockwaves for many of the residents… it doesn’t get much better than that.”
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What else has Sean Mahon starred in?
Sean Mahon starred in the Broadway production of The 39 Steps.
In 2014 he was nominated for a Best Lead Actor award by the Irish Film and Television Academy for his role was Brian McGonigle in the Irish drama Red Rock.
Other films Sean has starred in include Dark Shadows, The Legend Of Longwood, Hulk, Higher Ground and Fair Game.