1. Patrick Gerald Duggan , known as Patrick Malahide, is a British actor who has played a large number of film and television roles.
2. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Detective Sergeant Albert Chisholm in the popular TV series Minder and as Balon Greyjoy in HBO series Game of Thrones.
3. Malahide was born in Reading, Berkshire, the son of Irish immigrants, his mother, a cook and father, a school secretary.
4. He was then in an adaptation of The Eagle of the Ninth, and his first film was Sweeney 2 in the following year.
5. In 1979 he began a nine-year stint as Detective Sergeant Albert “Cheerful Charlie” Chisholm in the popular TV series Minder.
6. Since then, he has become a familiar face to screen audiences, often playing villains.
7. In 1999, he made a small appearance in the introduction to the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough as a Swiss banker named Lachaise working in Bilbao.
8. He played Mr. Ryder in the 2008 film adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, and from 2012 to 2016 portrayed Balon Greyjoy, the father of Theon Greyjoy, in the TV series Game of Thrones.