George Costigan Bio, Age, Wife, Sons, Movies,TV Shows, Novel

George Costigan Biography

George Costigan is an English actor known for his portrayal of James Holt in Gentleman Jack. He has also starred in Calendar Girls as Eddie and as Robin Cheeseman in A Mind to Murder. Likewise, he is an author known for his novel known as The Single Soldier.

How old is George Costigan? – Age

The Rita, Sue and Bob Too actor is 75 years old as of August 8, 2022. He was born on 8 August 1947 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and grew up in Salford, Greater Manchester.

How tall is George Costigan? – Height

Costigan is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

George Costigan Mother, Father – Family

George was born to his parents in Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom, and was raised in Salford, Greater Manchester. However, he has not disclosed the identities of his parents to the public yet. It is also not clear whether he has any siblings or not.

George Costigan Education

Costigan enrolled at St Augustine’s C of E Primary School on Bolton Road in Pendlebury. Afterward, he joined Wardley Grammar School on Mardale Avenue in Wardley.

Is George Costigan Married? – Wife

The So Haunt Me star has been married to his lovely wife Julia North for quite a long time now. She is a writer known for her work in the episode of Birds of a Feather BBC Comedy. It is known that the couple met while at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre Company.

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George Costigan Children

The actor and his wife Julia have been blessed with three sons namely; Niall Costigan, Liam Costigan, and Tom Costigan.

George Costigan Acting Career

Costigan is an actor who is vastly recognized for his appearances as Bob in Rita, Sue and Bob Too Bob. Likewise, he is known for his portrayal of Patrick Fairbank in Line of Duty. Most recently, he appeared in the 3 episodes of the Maryland mini-series as Richard.

Most noteworthy, he appeared in The Inspector Lynley Mysteries as Owen Harcourt-Baines. Afterward, he landed on the role of DCI Joe Mounsey in the 2 episodes of See No Evil: The Moors Murders. He also played the role of DCS Ernie Millen in The Great Train Robbery mini-series.

It is known that he was cast in Hetty Wainthropp Investigates where he starred as Wallace Pickering. He was also featured in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries as Det. Insp. Manciple. In addition, he played the role of Vincent in the 3 episodes of The Riff Raff Element.

Furthermore, George appeared in The Barchester Chronicles in the role of Tom Towers. Afterward, he starred as Wilson Kemp in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Some of his other popular films include Hancock and Joan, Garage, and Summer.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Girls’ Night
  • The Tribe
  • Paranoid
  • Love or Money
  • Stranded
  • Calendar Girls
  • Shirley Valentine
  • The Hawk
  • City Central
  • The Bill
  • Peak Practice
  • Dinotopia
  • Linda
  • Stan the Man
  • The Long Firm
  • Down to Earth


  • BAFTA Award

George Costigan Book

  • The Single Soldier
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