Vincent Regan
Born (1965-05-16) 16 May 1965 (age 57)
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Years active1992–present

Vincent Regan (born 16 May 1965) is a British film and television actor, best known for his roles in 300, Troy, Unleashed, Clash of the Titans and Lockout.[1]

Early life

Regan was born on 16 May 1965 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, UK, the son of Irish immigrants. As a youth, he moved to Ireland with his parents, but moved to England and attended St Joseph's College, Ipswich, Suffolk, before attending the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London.

Acting career

Regan first came on UK TV screens in series 5 (1992) of LWT's London's Burning, playing Don, the love interest of Firefighter Kate Stevens (Samantha Beckinsale). That same year he played PC Shelby alongside Sir David Jason’s DI Jack Frost in the (TV series) [A Touch of Frost] Regan has over 15 stage roles to his credit, most recently as Achilles in Troilus and Cressida at the Edinburgh International Festival. In association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the festival presented director Peter Stein's strongly cast and visually striking production. He is best known for Ancient Greece-based films 300, in which he played the Captain, Troy, where he played Eudorus, Achilles' second in command, and Clash of the Titans, in which he played King Cepheus.

In 1999, Regan received an Irish Best Actor nomination for his co-starring performance in the award-winning miniseries Eureka Street.

In 2006–07, he guest starred in two episodes of Wild at Heart as Simon Adams, father of Danny Trevannion's (Stephen Tompkinson) stepchildren Olivia and Evan.

In 2012, Regan announced his intention to launch a theatre company in Beverley, Yorkshire, along with Judi Dench and other professional actors.[2] That year, he appeared in films such as Outside Bet, Lockout, and Snow White and the Huntsman.

Regan is also a screenwriter and director, developing projects for his own film company. His script, Come Like Shadows, is an accessible but classic interpretation of Macbeth headlining Sean Bean and Tilda Swinton and will be directed by John Maybury. He also appeared briefly as a sexually confused character in British series The Street.

In 2013, he guest starred in the first episode of Series 10 of New Tricks.

He played the Duke of Savoy in the 4th episode of the BBC series The Musketeers in 2014.

Regan joined the cast of the BBC's Atlantis as Dion for series 2 starting November 2014.

He starred as King Simon in E!'s The Royals.

Regan has acted in three films set in Ancient Greece: Troy, 300 and Clash of the Titans, and the Ancient Greece-based TV series Atlantis.


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Year Title Role Notes
1992 Unwanted Woman TV film
1993 Paul Calf's Video Diary TV film
1994 99-1 TV film
Black Beauty Sleazy Horse Dealer
1996 Hard Men Tone
1998 B. Monkey
Jeremiah King Zedekiah TV film
1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Buck
2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal Shay Kirby
2001 Plan to Kill
Black Knight Percival, Leo's Chief Henchman
2002 Messiah 2 TV film
2004 Troy Eudorus
2005 ShakespeaRe-Told Duncan TV film
Unleashed Raffles
2006 300 Captain Artemis
Low Winter Sun George Torrance TV film
2008 Bathory Ferenc Nadasdy
2010 Eva Tudor
Clash of the Titans Cepheus
The Big I Am Barber
Bonded by Blood Michael Steele
2011 The Holding Aden
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Toma Nikasevic
2012 Outside Bet Jago
Lockout Alex
Snow White and the Huntsman Duke Hammond
St George's Day Albert Ball
2013 Vendetta Colonel Leach
Dementamania Nicholas Lemarchand
2014 Top Dog Mr Watson
2015 The London Firm A
2016 City of Tiny Lights Tall Man / Schaeffer
2019 Dark Encounter Morgan
2023 Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Not yet released King Atlan

TV series


  1. ^ Lee Trewhela (27 December 2018). "Sexy actor Vincent Regan is joining the Cornwall casts of Delicious AND Poldark". CornwallLive. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Vincent Regan's delight as Beverley's 'East Riding Theatre' set to open at Old Chapel". This is Hull and East Riding. 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Hit & Miss: Meet the Cast and Characters". Sky. 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  4. ^ "From There to Here – what time is it on TV? Episode 3 Series 1 cast list and preview". Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Delicious (TV Series 2016–) - Cast - IMDb". IMDb. Retrieved 20 August 2019.