Know About GOT Rory McCann; Height, Boat, Net Worth, Age, Wife

Published Date: 28 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 28 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

A fan-favorite character of Sandro “The Hound” Clegane on Game of Thrones is what puts 49-years-of-age Rory McCann in entertainment limelight. Besides the epic show, the Scottish actor’s professional height can be measured with his numerous TV and movie appearances.

Rory McCann is basking in entertainment fraternity since taking his first step two decades ago. While his professional life became more and more clearer, his fans and well-wishers became keener to know the man behind the camera lenses.

Short Bio: Age, Height, Sister

Scottish actor Rory McCann, age 49, was born on 24 April 1969 in Glasgow, the most populous city in Scotland. He is the firstborn of his parents and shares a family bond with costume designer sister Sally-Gay McCann (born 1972).

Standing at a tall height of 6 feet and 6 inches (1.98 m), Rory considers his mother as his lead supporter and motivator who backs him in every professional and personal ups and downs. Besides, his younger sister always has been a big cheerleader to Rory.

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Rory, who worked as a painter before commencing his acting career, studied at the Scottish School of Forestry near Inverness.

Career, Net Worth

Rory initiated his acting career as an extra on the 1988 fantasy flick, Willow. He was fired after laughing during the takes. Rory’s major professional break came as Fergus in 1999 TV film Coming Soon.

Later, he recorded appearances in TV and movies including The Book Group (2002-2003), Young Adam (2003), Alexander (2004), Shameless (2006), and Clash of the Titans (2010). His career took a rampant turn after being presented with the opportunity to play as Sandor Clegane in HBO epic fantasy series Game of Thrones in 2011.


Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane on Game of Thrones (Picture: Rolling Stone)

Coming to the seven seasons, his character of The Hound is regarded as one of the most dangerous and skilled fighters in Westeros. Besides, his face with gruesome burn scars flashes the kind of badass character The Hound is.

Rory, who is also known for his roles on XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017) and Banished (2015), amasses the commanding net worth of $6 Million.

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Does Rory McCann Have A Wife?

Rory McCann rings as a man who loves living a solitary and transient lifestyle. His personal interest contradicts a lot with his Game of Thrones character. While keen to keep a distance from relationship fuss, Rory finds peace living on his boat, which for him is more blissful than the arm of a woman.

Although he is still single, Rory describes his future wife to be a quiet one, cuddly, chatty and not too outspoken.

Some Interesting Facts About Rory McCann

  • He formerly worked as a bridge painter, landscape gardener, and carpenter.
  • Rory worked alongside his costume designer sister on Alexander and Game of Thrones.
  • He received initial acting training from writer-artist Robert Parsifal Finch in The Actor’s Workshop, Glasgow in 1998.
  • He is the former frontman of a defunct band named Thundersoup and also knows to play piano, guitar, banjo, and mandolin.
  • Rory is a supporter of the Scottish Green Party.  
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