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Gavin has just finished shooting on Sweetness in the Belly, starring Dakota Fanning, due for release in 2019. He can now be seen on screen as Michael Collins in RTE’s Resistance.
Originally from Dublin, Gavin’s most recent Theatre credits include: Hamlet opposite Ruth Nugga, Tribes by Nina Raine, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival (both at the Gate Theatre), Druid Theatre Companies DruidShakespeare and DruidMurphy, Private Gar in Philadelphia, Here I Come! at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, directed by Andrew Flynn. He played the part of Traoloch in Paul Howard’s hit Ross O’Carroll Kelly show Breaking Dad at the Gaiety Theatre for Landmark Productions and Liam Scuab in Sive at the Abbey Theatre, directed by Conall Morrison.
Gavin was nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Des in A Whistle in the Dark.
His film credits include the sci-fi epic Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The film was directed by the visionary french filmmaker Luc Besson. He worked with acclaimed Oscar-nominated Irish director Lenny Abrahamson in the film What Richard Did for Element Pictures and also featured opposite Iain Glenn in Jack Taylor: Priest for Magma films/TV3/RTL.
Gavin’s TV credits include The Alienist, the new American crime series for Paramount Television, directed by Jakob Verbruggen and executive produced by Cary Fukunaga, BBC’s primetime drama My Mother and Other Strangers, the History Channel series Barbarians Rising directed by Maurice Sweeney, which aired internationally, Rebellion Season 2 for RTE directed by Catherine Moorshead, where he portrayed the iconic Michael Collins. He also appeared in Season 2 of RTE’s hit drama Love/Hate.