Peter attended the Anne Kavanagh Theatre School and UCD. Credits include Mark O'Connor's 'Between the Canals', Lenny Abrahamson's 'What Richard Did', Lance Daly's 'Life's A Breeze', and Morgan Bushe's short film 'Doghouse'. He is best known for his role as Fran in the acclaimed drama series 'Love/Hate'.
Born in Killiney, Leech's varied works include the multi-award winning 'Rome' and 'Primeval'. Leech is a three time IFTA nominee for his work in 'Legend', 'Love is the Drug', and 'Cowboys & Angels'. Leech stars in 'Downton Abbey' as Branson, the only character to make the transition from staff to Crawley family.
Chris O’Dowd has proven to be one of Ireland’s most successful actors of this generation, at home and abroad. After his breakout role in sitcom ‘The IT Crowd’, O’Dowd starred in several Hollywood comedies, e.g. ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Gulliver’s Travels’. He recently created, co-wrote, and co-starred in comedy series ‘Moone Boy’ for Sky1.
Following performances in several Irish feature films, Scott received praise, recognition and awards for his versatile performances on stage in the early 2000s. Frequent film and television work in Ireland, Britain, and America broadened his appeal and he recently won a BAFTA in 2012 for his riveting portrayal of Jim Moriarty in BBC’s production of ‘Sherlock’.