From Samantha Sobolewski of the TV Junkies:
Q&A with Republic of Doyle’s Mark O’Brien
We caught up with the star a few months back in a phone interview before the show wrapped to talk saying goodbye to the series, his favourite ROD episodes, directing an episode in the new season and continuing to work in Newfoundland when Doyle and Doyle closes up for good. Continue reading.
From Adnan M. of The Arts Guild:
Mark Oâ€™Brien Discusses â€˜Republic of Doyleâ€™ Season 6 & Future Endeavors
Born in St. Johnâ€™s, Newfoundland, Mark Oâ€™Brien has spent a good chunk of his career perfecting his craft, juggling various different roles including director, writer and actor. Starting off in the world of theatre, he soon found his way into screen work, starring in a variety of critically acclaimed performances. Notable productions include Grown Up Movie Star, opposite Tatiana Maslany, and of course his iconic character on Republic of Doyle, Des Courtney. His directorial efforts can be seen in Republic of Doyle, as well as a number of shortfilms, recent of which is Sweetieface starring Katie Boland and himself. Beyond his work, Oâ€™Brien enjoys reading and playing hockey. Continue reading.