Michael McElhatton is an amazing Irish actor as well as writer. He is best known for his performance as Roose Bolton in the HBO TV show Game of Thrones. He is also really popular for other various movies as well as television shows like Justice League (2017) as Terrorist Leader, Chernobyl (2019) as Andrei Stepashin, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness (2020) as Dr. Markoe, The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017) as Jerzyk.


Quick Info
Full NameMichael McElhatton
Date of Birth September 12, 1963
Birth PlaceDublin, Ireland
OccupationFilm Actor, Voice Acting, Screenwriter
Age57 years old
Height5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 m
Net worth$1.4 Million
Weight70 kg or 154.5 lbs


Early Life

He was born on the 12th of September, 1963 in Dublin, Ireland. He has remained tight-lipped about his parents’ identities. He has also been tight-lipped about his early years. However, if we learn anything about his early life or family members, we will inform our readers.


Michael McElhatton
Michael McElhatton image source Hollywood Reporter

Body Measurements

Michael’s nationality is Irish and his ethnicity is White. He is 57 years old.

He has an athletic build of height 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 m and weighs 70 kg or 154.5 lbs. He has a balding forehead, prominent cheekbones, and a long chin. He has light brown hair and the color of his eyes is green. 

His zodiac sign is Virgo. 



Michael McElhatton studied acting at Terenure College in Dublin’s Southside. Later, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where he graduated in 1987 after eight years.


Movies and TV shows

Michael McElhatton made his movie debut in 1990 in The Loser where he played the character of Eddie. In 2004, he played the character of Martin in Adam & Paul. He also played the character of James Clarke in Death of a Superhero in the year 2011. 

He was also seen in The Siege of Jadotville in McEntee in the year 2016. He also played the character of Jack’s Eye in 2017’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Similarly, he also appeared in Justice League as Terrorist Leader in 2017. 

His upcoming movie name is The Last Duel where he plays the character of Bernard Latour. The movie will be released soon in 2021. The movie is currently in the post-production phase. 

Michael McElhatton first appeared on television in 1997’s Ballyseedy where he played the character of Comdt. Ed. Breslin. In 2011, he again appeared as Ernesto Heuberin Zen. He was also seen in the popular TV show Game of Thrones as Roose Bolton from the year 2012 to 2016. 

He also played the role of Commissioner James Monro and Brian in Ripper Street and The Ice Cream Girls respectively in the year 2013. He was also cast in Genius as Dr. Phillipp Lenard / Jonas Salk. 

He portrayed the character of Andrei Stepashin in Chernobyl in the year 2019. He was also seen in The Alienist: Angel of Darkness as Dr. Markoe in 2020. 


Michael McElhatton
Michael McElhatton image source SuperHeroHype


Game of Thrones

In this American fantasy drama TV series, he has brilliantly portrayed the character of Roose Bolton. The show was created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and starred Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Harry Lloyd, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, and many more. It has 8 seasons and a total of 73 episodes. 

The show is rated 9.3 by IMDb


Personal Life: Relationships

There is no detail available about Michael’s past relationships. His personal life has been kept a tightly guarded secret. Perhaps he has a girlfriend and doesn’t want us to talk about her, or perhaps he doesn’t. According to news, he is reportedly unattached. Right now, he’d be better off single and concentrating on his future.


Michael McElhatton
Michael McElhatton Image source DeviantArt

What is Michael McElhatton’s Net worth?

The 57 years old actor has been working in the movies and television industry since 1987 and he is still actively working in the entertainment industry. It is of no doubt that he has earned a decent amount of money. Michael is estimated to have a net worth of $1.4 Million

Social Media Presence

Michael McElhatton is a private person which is why he is not available on any social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. 


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