Birth Name: Brendan Coyle
Birth Place: Corby, Northamptonshire, GB
Born Dec. 2, 1963 in Corby, Northamptonshire, England, Coyle was the son of an Irish father and a Scottish mother, as well as the great-nephew of soccer legend Sir Matt Busby of Manchester United. Determined not to become a butcher like his father, Coyle found his calling when he saw his first play as a teenager, Shakespeare's Richard III, and was overcome by a desire to make a living himself as an actor. Luckily, his cousin was a theater director in Dublin, Ireland, and when he finished his schooling - following a year of apprenticing to his father - Coyle moved to the Emerald Isle to train with her. After cutting his professional teeth with her company as an actor and stage manager, he ear...
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