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Owen McDonnell portrays Niko Polastri on Killing Eve.


Originally from Galway, Ireland, Owen moved to London in 1996 and trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

An accomplished and versatile stage and screen actor, Owen appeared as Quinn Carney in Sam Mendes’ West End production of The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth. Other stage work includes Outside Mullingar for Theatre Royal Bath, Stones in His Pockets and Greta Garbo Came to Donegal for the Tricycle Theatre, Hitchcock Blonde for the Royal Court, Les Liasons Dangereuses for Liverpool Playhouse, Death of a Salesman for Birmingham Rep, and for the National Theatre of Ireland/Abbey; A Doll’s House, The Plough and the Stars, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, The Burial at Thebes and Big Maggie.



  • Stranger with a Camera (????)
  • Responsible Child (2019)
  • An Béal Bocht - The Poor Mouth (short) (2018)
  • Minutes Past Midnight (2016)
  • Swung (2015)
  • The Question (short) (2014)
  • The Gift (2014)
  • Ghost Train (short) (2013)
  • Made in Belfast (2013)
  • A Terrible Beauty... (2013)
  • Save Our Souls: The Titanic Inquiry (2012)
  • A Year of Greater Love (2012)
  • Saving the Titanic (2012)
  • Rewind (2010)
  • Wild Decembers (2009)
  • An Ranger (short) (2008)
  • Conspiracy of Silence (2003)


  • Killing Eve (2018-2022)
  • Women on the Verge (2018)
  • Striking Out (2018)
  • Paula (mini-series) (2017)
  • Dominion Creek (2015-2017)
  • My Mother and Other Strangers (2016)
  • Éirí Amach Amú (mini-series) (2016)
  • An Bronntanas (mini-series) (2014)
  • Silent Witness (2014)
  • Scéal (2013)
  • Mount Pleasant (2011-2012)
  • Single-Handed (2007-2010)
  • Spooks (2009)
  • Rásaí na Gaillimhe (2009)

Credits on Killing Eve[]


Notes and Trivia[]

  • While credited, he does not appear in God, I'm Tired and You're Mine. He does, however, appear in a short deleted scene filmed for the latter.
  • Not counting said deleted scene, he has never appeared in a season finale.

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