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Paul Mescal

Born: February 2, 1996 (age 28)

Hometown: Maynooth, Ireland
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Paul Mescal is an Irish actor who gained prominence in 2020 playing the part of Connell in the acclaimed drama Normal People.

Earlier in his life he was a promising GAA player but was forced to give up the sport following a jaw injury.

Paul Mescal in Normal People
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Sports Mole has 58 articles about Paul Mescal. Articles 1 to 40:
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Paul Mescal, Pedro Pascal pictured in first official Gladiator 2 photos
The first official pictures from Gladiator II see Paul Mescal and Pedro Pascal engaged in battle.
Jul 3, 01:24
BAFTA Film Awards 2024 host David Tennant
BAFTA Film Awards 2024 - The Winners: In Full
View the complete list of winners from this year's BAFTA Film Awards, where Oppenheimer scooped the night's top honours.
Feb 18, 17:31
Daniel Craig as James Bond in the No Time To Die poster
Barbara Broccoli: 'No update on next James Bond movie'
James Bond franchise producer Barbara Broccoli says that there are no new developments concerning the next movie.
Feb 16, 19:51
Florence Pugh and Cillian Murphy in Oppenheimer
BAFTA Film Awards 2024 - Nominations in full
View the full list of nominations for this year's BAFTA Film Awards, with Oppenheimer leading the way.
Jan 20, 11:28
Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott in All Of Us Strangers
Watch: Trailer for new gay thriller All Of Us Strangers with Paul Mescal, Andrew Scott
Watch the first trailer for new gay thriller movie All Of Us Strangers starring Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott.
Sep 22, 17:55
Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott in All Of Us Strangers
Paul Mescal "pretty fearless" filming gay sex scenes
All of Us Strangers director Andrew Haigh praises Paul Mescal for his "fearless" attitude filming gay sex scenes in the movie.
Aug 27, 11:10
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LIVE: Oscars 2023 - The Winners
Keep up with all of the winners from this year's Oscars ceremony as they are announced - live!
Mar 12, 23:50
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal "working hard" on his body for Gladiator 2
Paul Mescal reveals that he is "working hard" in the gym to get ready for his role in the upcoming Gladiators sequel.
Mar 9, 17:27
Paul Mescal and his feet in Normal People
Paul Mescal berates "creepy" fan for 'grabbing ass'
Aftersun and Normal People star Paul Mescal reveals that he was recently felt up by a fan.
Feb 23, 16:57
Edward Berger, Felix Kammerer and Albrecht Schuch arrive at the BAFTAs on February 19, 2023
In Full: British Academy Film Awards 2023 - The Winners
See all the winners from this year's British Academy Film Awards, where All Quiet On The Western Front picked up the most wins.
Feb 19, 17:58
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All Quiet On The Western Front leads BAFTA Film nominees
World War I movie All Quiet On The Western Front earns 14 nominations at this year's BAFTA Film Awards.
Jan 20, 04:39
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal in talks for Gladiator sequel?
Paul Mescal, known for Normal People and Aftersun, is reportedly in negotiations to lead the second Gladiator film.
Jan 9, 17:56
Paul Mescal in Normal People
Paul Mescal to play lead in new spy thriller
Normal People's Paul Mescal is cast as the lead in a new film adaptation of the Alec Milius spy series.
Oct 31, 18:08
Paul Mescal in Normal People
Paul Mescal's short shorts from Normal People auctioned off for Ukraine
A pair of shorts worn by Paul Mescal in Normal People is being auctioned off to help relief efforts in Ukraine.
Jun 30, 21:59
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Paul Mescal's girlfriend reveals she had abortion last year
Paul Mescal's girlfriend Phoebe Bridgers reveals that she had an abortion last year.
May 5, 09:53
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal gets engaged to girlfriend Phoebe Bridgers?
Normal People star Paul Mescal reportedly gets engaged to girlfriend Phoebe Bridgers.
May 2, 19:21
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal, Josh O'Connor to star in gay romance film
Paul Mescal and Josh O'Connor will play gay lovers in a new film adaptation of The History of Sound.
Oct 29, 17:30
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal "would love" to film second season of Normal People
Paul Mescal says that he is keen to reprise his acclaimed role of Connell Waldron on a second season of Normal People.
Jun 7, 13:48
Michaela Coel wins at the BAFTA TV Awards on June 6, 2021
In Full: BAFTA TV Awards 2021 - The Winners
See the full list of winners at this year's BAFTA TV Awards.
Jun 7, 07:49
John Boyega in Small Axe
In Full: BAFTA TV Awards 2021 - The Nominees
Peruse the full list of nominees at this year's BAFTA TV Awards.
Apr 28, 12:42
Paul Mescal and his feet in Normal People
Watch: Paul Mescal slammed in the ring
Watch as Paul Mescal takes a pounding in the ring as he celebrates his 25th birthday.
Feb 6, 17:28
Paul Mescal in his Samsung 'Lockdown' video
Paul Mescal 'paid over £1 million for Samsung advert'
Normal People's Paul Mescal reportedly received more than £1 million for appearing in a Samsung advert.
Jan 26, 03:07
Paul Mescal in his Samsung 'Lockdown' video
Watch: Paul Mescal shows off impressive dance moves
Watch Normal People's Paul Mescal show off his dancing skills in a new short film.
Dec 18, 06:23
Paul Mescal on Portrait Artist of the Year
In Pictures: Paul Mescal sits for Portrait Artist of the Year
Take a sneak peek at Paul Mescal's sitting for Sky Arts' Portrait Artist of the Year.
Nov 18, 12:34
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal to star in film adaptation of classic opera Carmen
Normal People heartthrob Paul Mescal lands the male lead in a new film adaptation of Bizet's Carmen.
Nov 11, 13:22
Paul Mescal in Normal People
Paul Mescal reflects on "adrenaline-fuelled" year
Normal People's Paul Mescal admits that 2020 has been "adrenaline-fuelled, stressful" and "exciting".
Oct 20, 03:13
Lewis Capaldi pictured in February 2020
Lewis Capaldi rules out OnlyFans due to "wee c**k"
Singer Lewis Capaldi says that he is unable to launch his own OnlyFans account due to his "wee c**k".
Oct 8, 15:36
Jimmy Kimmel in a promo shot for the 2020 Emmy Awards
In Full: The 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards - The Winners
Keep track of all the big winners at the Primetime Emmy Awards as they are announced.
Sep 21, 00:55
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal felt "objectified" after Normal People release
Normal People heartthrob Paul Mescal admits to feeling "objectified" following the release of the acclaimed drama series.
Sep 2, 11:10
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Paul Mescal speculates on Connell's Normal People future
Paul Mescal shares his theory on what might happen to Connell and Marianne after the events of Normal People season one.
Aug 22, 02:45
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Normal People approaches 55 million views on iPlayer
Cultural phenomenon Normal People has received almost 55 million requests via iPlayer to date, the BBC reveals.
Aug 6, 19:19
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Rolling Stones hire Paul Mescal as "hunky party boy"
Normal People's Paul Mescal reportedly signs up to star in the video for the Rolling Stones' new single.
Jul 31, 01:02
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Sky Arts to become free-to-air channel, launch on Freeview
Sky is to make Sky Arts a free-to-air service from September, also launching the channel on Freeview.
Jul 28, 00:51
Jeff Goldblum serving jazz hands in August 2018
Jeff Goldblum, Miss Piggy, Paul Mescal among BAFTA presenters
BAFTA confirms the guest presenter lineup for this year's TV Awards.
Jul 27, 12:03
Paul Mescal on Normal People
Normal People's Paul Mescal joins celeb dating app Raya
Normal People actor Paul Mescal joins the invite-only exclusive dating app Raya.
Jul 26, 20:43
Paul Mescal in Normal People
Normal People to return for Irish Comic Relief sketches
Two Normal People sketches are to air this Friday as part of the Irish version of Comic Relief.
Jun 25, 14:54
Paul Mescal in Normal People
Paul Mescal: 'Chain obsession is pretty, pretty weird'
Paul Mescal describes the fandom surrounding his Normal People character Connell's chain as "pretty, pretty weird".
Jun 16, 17:50
Paul Mescal as Connell in Normal People
Paul Mescal admits being "uncomfortable" with heartthrob status
Normal People star Paul Mescal admits finding his new-found heartthrob status "uncomfortable".
Jun 15, 15:07
Paul Mescal in Normal People
Paul Mescal finds popularity of his shorts "hilarious"
Normal People star Paul Mescal reacts to the increasing popularity of his character's short shorts after he started wearing them in real life.
Jun 2, 20:39
Paul Mescal in Normal People
Paul Mescal left "bawling" by tough Normal People scenes
Normal People star Paul Mescal reveals that he was left in a flood of tears after recording a particularly emotional scene.
May 30, 11:16
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