Robert made his acting debut in Aisling Walsh’s acclaimed feature film Song For A Raggy Boy. Since then, features include Ghostwood (Maxim Pictures), Summer of the Flying Saucer (Magma), Season of the Witch (Atlas Entertainment), Cherrybomb (Generator Entertainment), Killing Bono (Cinema Three), The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (Constantin Film), The Road Within (Amasia Entertainment), Anita B (Jean Vigo Italia), The Messenger (Gateway Films), Moonwalkers (Partizan), Jet Trash (Aimimage) and Geostorm (Warner Bros). Television includes Foreign Exchange (Magma Film/9 Network Australia),Young Blades (Insight/PAX TV),The Clinic (Parallel Films/RTE), Bel’s Boys (ITV), Rock Rivals (Shed Productions/ITV), Bittersweet (RTE), all three films in the BAFTA award winning Red Riding trilogy (Revolution Films/Channel 4), multi IFTA award winning Love Hate (for which he was twice nominated for Best Actor) for RTE/Octagon Films, BAFTA award winning Misfits (for which he was also BAFTA nominated for Best Supporting Actor) for Clerkenwell/E4, The Borrowers for Working Title/BBC, Me and Mrs Jones for BBC/Hartswood Films, The Accused for BBC and, most recently Fortitude for Fifty Fathoms/Sky Atlantic.
On stage he has appeared at the Old Vic Theatre in the title role in The Playboy of the Western World, directed by John Crowley and as Richard III in Trevor Nunn’s The Wars of the Roses.
Robert Sheehan Showreel
The Messenger Official Trailer
The Road Within Official Trailer