Paul F Monaghan
Paul F Monaghan is a London-based actor. Originally from Ireland, Paul was born in Dublin on July 11, 1963. After completing education and professional training, he made his debut in Ireland in Jesus Christ Superstar, playing Pontius Pilate opposite Colm Wilkinson. He finally moved to London in 1991 to play in the classic Les Miserables and eventually performed in several famous theatres, including musicals and pantomime. He also performed in numerous concerts. In 1993, he conceived, arranged, produced, and directed a series of concerts named "Les Miscellaneous" and travelled all around the UK and Ireland. Paul has also appeared in movies and television shows. Currently, he is playing leading roles in hit West End musicals Cats and Mary Poppins. He is related to famous Hollywood star Collin Farrell, who is his nephew and godson.
He received his professional training from The Brendan Smith Academy, College of Music, Royal Academy of Music, and the Guildhall, Dublin.
Paul's theatre credits include several important and leading roles in numerous hit theatres and musicals, such as Admiral Boom and Bank Chairman in Mary Poppins, Gus/Bustopher Jones in Cats, Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, Muleteer in Man of La Mancha, Bishop/Javert in Les Miserables, Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar, Andre and Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera, and Anatoly in Chess. He also created the roles of Mr. Carney in A Man Of No Importance, Mr. Scheinkopf in Fame, and Marcel in Aspects Of Love.
His film credits include Les Miserables, Rough and Ready, and Mary Queen of Scots.
TV and Other Credits:
He has appeared in the TV shows The Late Late Show and Make Mine Music. He possesses the credits of recording Les Misérables 10th Anniversary Concert, and The Phantom Of The Opera 25th Anniversary Concert, as has also performed as a soloist in various concerts, such as Stephen Sondheim a Tribute, the original production of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Soloist in A Tribute to Sir Cameron Mackintosh, etc.