Jason O'Mara

Jason O'Mara

O'Mara in 2015
Born (1972-08-06) August 6, 1972
Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Citizenship Ireland
United States
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Paige Turco (2003–present; 1 child)
Children David O'Mara

Jason O'Mara (born August 6, 1972) is an Irish actor. He has starred in the American television network dramas In Justice, Life on Mars, Terra Nova, and Vegas. He is also known for voicing DC Comics' superhero Bruce Wayne / Batman in the animated films Son of Batman, Batman vs. Robin, and Batman: Bad Blood as well as Justice League: War, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, and Justice League vs. Teen Titans.


O'Mara performed with The Royal Shakespeare Company. His theatre work in London and Dublin included The Jew of Malta and Popcorn, and he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 2002 at the Irish Theatre Awards for his portrayal of John in Neil LaBute's Bash.

He appeared in Harold Pinter's The Homecoming in London and Dublin as well as Lincoln Center in New York. He had lead roles in other series, including The Agency, Band of Brothers, Monarch of the Glen, High Stakes, Playing the Field, The Bill, Berkeley Square, and Reach for the Moon.[1]

He has starred as lead character Sam Tyler in the U.S. remake of the British series Life on Mars.[2] He also played Jim Shannon, the lead role in the 2011 Fox TV series Terra Nova.[1] He played Philip Marlowe in a 2007 pilot entitled Marlowe.

O'Mara also guest-starred in the Criminal Minds season two episode "The Last Word" as the Mill Creek Killer, a serial killer who is in competition with the Hollow Man, a serial shooter played by Scott Michael Morgan. O'Mara appeared in One for the Money as Joe Morelli. He also appeared on Vegas as Jack Lamb.[1]

O'Mara was cast as Bruce Wayne / Batman for the DC Universe Animated Original Movies shared universe of animated DC films based on The New 52. He has played the role in Justice League: War and Son of Batman and will reprise his role for several more films in the line, including Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Batman: Bad Blood.[3][4]

O'Mara joined the cast of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., where he portrayed Jeffrey Mace, the new director of S.H.I.E.L.D.[5]

Personal life

He married American actress Paige Turco in a Catholic ceremony in Old Saybrook, Connecticut in September 2003. They have one child. In 2009, O'Mara became an American citizen.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Summertime Father Pat
1996 Soldier Soldier Paramedic
1996 Space Truckers Chopper 3
1998 Peak Practice Billy Matters
1998 Berkeley Square Ned Jones
1999 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries Jake Hicks
2000 The Bill DCI/Det. Supt. Richard Pallister
2000–2002 Playing the Field Lee Quinn TV series
2001 Monarch of the Glen Fergal MacLure TV series
2001 The Cassidys Dominic
2001 High Stakes Greg Hayden
2001 Band of Brothers First Lieutenant Thomas Meehan III HBO Miniseries
2002–2003 The Agency Andrew Blake "A.B." Stiles TV series
2004 CSI: Miami Dr. Keith Winters 1 episode
2005–2008 The Closer Bill Croelick 2 episodes: "Fatal Retraction" & "Controlled Burn"
2006 Men in Trees Stuart
2006 Criminal Minds Mill Creek Killer
2006 In Justice Charles Conti
2007 Resident Evil: Extinction Albert Wesker Loosely based on Resident Evil 5
2008 Grey's Anatomy Philip 2 Episode
2008–2009 Life on Mars Detective Samuel "Sam" Tyler TV series
Main Role
2009 Trust Me Stu Hoffman 1 Episode
2011 Terra Nova Jim Shannon TV series
2012 One for the Money Joe Morelli
2012–2013 Vegas Jack Lamb TV series
2013 The Good Wife Damian Boyle
2013 In a World... Mr. Pouncer
2014 Son of Batman Bruce Wayne / Batman Direct-to-video
2014 Justice League: War Bruce Wayne / Batman Direct-to-video
2015 Batman vs. Robin Bruce Wayne / Batman Direct-to-video
2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis Bruce Wayne / Batman Direct-to-video
2015 Complications John Ellison TV series
2015 Sons of Liberty George Washington Miniseries[7]
2016 The Siege of Jadotville Sergeant Jack Prendergast
2016 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Jeffrey Mace TV series[5]
2016 Justice League vs. Teen Titans Bruce Wayne / Batman Direct-to-video
2016 Batman: Bad Blood Bruce Wayne / Batman Direct-to-video
2017 Justice League Dark Bruce Wayne / Batman Direct-to-video


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