Conor O'Hegarty is an Irish actor best known for his roles in the films The Departed, The Town, The Way Back, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. He was born on July 12th, 1985 in Cork, Ireland and is the son of actors Deirdre O'Hegarty and Niall O'Hegarty.
As a young boy, Conor was always interested in acting and was even enrolled in the National Youth Theatre of Ireland. He went on to study at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin and graduated with a diploma in Acting in 2006.
In the same year, Conor made his film debut in Shrooms, a horror film set in the Irish countryside. The following year he was seen in the critically acclaimed Irish film The Wind That Shakes the Barley alongside Cillian Murphy and Padraic Delaney.
In 2007, Conor moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. He landed his first American role in 2008 in the crime-drama The Departed, directed by Martin Scorsese. He appeared in a supporting role as one of the police officers.
In 2010, Conor starred in the Ben Affleck-directed crime-drama The Town alongside Jeremy Renner and Blake Lively. He played the role of Doug MacRay, a criminal from the Irish mob. The Town was well-received by critics and was nominated for two Academy Awards.
In 2013, Conor starred in the sports drama The Way Back alongside Jim Sturgess and Ed Harris. The film follows a group of prisoners who escape from a Siberian gulag in 1941.
In 2013, Conor was cast in the blockbuster The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. He played the role of Finnick Odair, a former Hunger Games victor from District 4. The film was a huge success and was the seventh highest grossing film of all time.
Conor has appeared in numerous other films and television shows over the years, including The Last Witch Hunter, The Infiltrator, and The Man in the High Castle.
Conor is an avid traveler and has traveled to numerous countries around the world. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.