Hot off The Wire
Aidan Gillen has become one of the country’s most recognisable actors, but he’s still more at home in smaller budget productions – and apparently needs to work on that pesky Irish accent
It was around the time Aidan Gillen started to get comfortable with just being himself that people started confusing him with other people.
‘‘For years, it was ‘Stuart! Stuart!’ [the character he played on TV series Queer As Folk], but more recently people come up to me and, for them, I’m Carcetti [the character he played in the Wire].’’He laughs. ‘‘They’ve stopped calling me Stuart now, which is comforting.”...
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