Ciaran Hinds stepped into the field of acting with the role at Glasgow Citizens Theater's production of Cinderella and he became a frequent performer at the Citizens Theater for 10 years. Hinds was cast by Peter Brook in The Mahabharata. Later, he became a member of Royal Shakespeare Company.
After that, he appeared in the movie Excalibur. His performance in the movie was followed by a long hiatus of 8 years after which he appeared in the movie The Cook, the Thief, and His Wife & Her Lover. Ciaran portrayed the character of Cory in the movie.
Hinds has also played in movies including Titanic Town, The Lost Lover, The Weight of Water, Road to Perdition, The Statement, Amazing Grace, Margot at the Wedding, Life During Wartime and The Rite.
Likewise, Hinds has also worked in The Woman in Black, as Sam Daily; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, featuring Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson in the lead, as Aberforth Dumbledore; Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, as Roy Bland; and Rome, as Gaius Julius Caesar.
Ciaran Hinds is not married. However, he does have a long-term girlfriend. The Irish actor has been living with his partner, Helen Patarot, an actress known for her performance in Paris, Je time, The Mahabharata and The Lover, since 1987. The couple has a daughter named Aoife.
In 2013, Hinds got the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series for his performance in Game of Thrones. He has also received the Audie Award for Best Audio Drama Performance for The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare.
Hinds' estimated net worth is around $2 million. According to various sources, Ciarán's annual income from his acting career is around $242,424. He earned $125,000 from Last Days in the Desert, while for his work in McCanick, he was paid $86,967. His salary for the movie The Driftless Area was around $166,667.
Hinds did not take home much even for a hit TV series like Game of Thrones, whose stars were drawing salaries of half a million dollars per episode, is not impressive. The actor took home the grand total of $102,564 from his appearance in Game of Thrones. He owns a house in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and an apartment in Paris, France.