Jason O'Mara is an Irish actor. He has starred in the American television network dramas In JusticeLife on MarsTerra Nova, and Vegas. He is also known for voicing DC Comics' superhero Bruce Wayne / Batman in the animated films Son of BatmanBatman vs. Robin, and Batman: Bad Blood as well as Justice League: WarJustice League: Throne of Atlantis, and Justice League vs. Teen Titans.

Career Edit

O'Mara performed with The Royal Shakespeare Company. His theatre work in London and Dublin included The Jew of Malta and Popcorn, and he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 2002 at the Irish Theatre Awards for his portrayal of John in Neil LaBute's Bash.

He appeared in Harold Pinter's The Homecoming in London and Dublin as well as Lincoln Center in New York. He had lead roles in other series, including The AgencyBand of BrothersMonarch of the GlenHigh StakesPlaying the FieldThe BillBerkeley Square, and Reach for the Moon.

He has starred as lead character Sam Tyler in the U.S. remake of the British series Life on Mars. He also played Jim Shannon, the lead role in the 2011 Fox TV series Terra Nova. He played Philip Marlowe in a 2007 pilot entitled Marlowe.

O'Mara also guest-starred in the Criminal Minds season two episode "The Last Word" as the Mill Creek Killer, a serial killer who is in competition with the Hollow Man, a serial shooter played by Scott Michael Morgan. O'Mara appeared in One for the Money as Joe Morelli. He also appeared on Vegas as Jack Lamb.

O'Mara was cast as Bruce Wayne / Batman for the DC Universe Animated Original Movies shared universe of animated DC films based on The New 52. He has played the role in Justice League: War and Son of Batman and will reprise his role for several more films in the line, including Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Batman: Bad Blood.

O'Mara joined the cast of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., where he portrayed Jeffrey Mace, the new director of S.H.I.E.L.D..

Personal life Edit

He married American actress Paige Turco in a Catholic ceremony in Old Saybrook, Connecticut in September 2003. They have one child. In 2009, O'Mara became an American citizen.