Facts About Colm Meaney!

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by JonnyQuest037, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Capt_Pickirk

    Capt_Pickirk Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    FACT: Colm Meany was Hipster before all of you were Hipster...
     
  2. Paradon

    Paradon Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Wasn't he supposed to play a space monkey? Kindda like ST's version of "Wizard of Oz"?

    And the man practically broke down on the set...laying out his whole life for everyone to hear!
     
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  3. Mr Silver

    Mr Silver Commodore Newbie

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    FACT: Colm Meaney owns several one-off paintings by renowned artists, when asked how he acquired them, Meaney stated "Because I'm Colm Meaney".

    FACT: Jonathan Frakes grew his beard at the suggestion of Colm Meaney.
     
  4. Shatnertage

    Shatnertage Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    FACT: When Colm Meaney signed on to do Layer Cake, it was light romantic comedy. Through his sheer presence, it was transformed into a dark, intellectual gangster film.
     
  5. xortex

    xortex Commodore

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    Colm wears a tuepe made out of real haggis hair.
     
  6. NickInABox

    NickInABox Captain Captain

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    FACT: Colm Meaney was the only good thing about "Alice".
     
  7. Mr Silver

    Mr Silver Commodore Newbie

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    FACT: Colm Meaney is Banksy

    FACT: Colm Meaney's hair is naturally straight, it takes the average makeup team 3 hours to curl his hair
     
  8. m.lp.ql.m

    m.lp.ql.m Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Colm Meaney doesn't wash his hands after using the WC. He doesn't need to.
     
  9. Wereghost

    Wereghost Part-time poltergeist Rear Admiral

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    FACT: Colm Meaney could surround Gene Hunt with armed b*st*rds.
     
  10. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    FACT: Colm Meaney IS Gene Hunt. Just felt like using a different name for awhile.

    (real fact that is not fake: Colm did play Gene in the first Life on Mars US pilot...)
     
  11. Mr Silver

    Mr Silver Commodore Newbie

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    FACT: Colm Meaney is an honourary member of NASA and has been called up to go into space on numerous occasions, but has had to decline due to his busy TV and Film schedule.

    FACT: Barack Obama's first call from inside the White House was to Colm Meaney
     
  12. Gary7

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  13. NickInABox

    NickInABox Captain Captain

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    Fact: Colm Meaney was MGM's first choice to play the new James Bond, but Colm Meaney declined the offer, saying it was too "small time" for him.
     
  14. inflatabledalek

    inflatabledalek Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Fact: I am Colm Meaney.
     
  15. Mr Silver

    Mr Silver Commodore Newbie

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    FACT: Colm Meaney has substituted for Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter during live Daft Punk appearances.

    FACT: Despite criticism emerging about Wesley during TNG's first season, the character would only have been written out had Colm Meaney requested so.

    FACT: Colm Meaney has beaten Gary Kasparov at chess.

    FACT: Colm Meaney has an amateur boxing record of 47-0-0, with all 47 wins by knockout.
     
  16. Admiral Shran

    Admiral Shran Admiral Admiral

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    FACT: If Colm Meaney told you to jump off a bridge, you would.
     
  17. Gary7

    Gary7 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    FACT: Colm Meaney hasn't been getting much sleep, worried about what TrekBBS jabs at him will be coming up next.
     
  18. billcosby

    billcosby Commodore Commodore

    The only fact I want to know is this: is he really mean? Is he a Colm Meanie?
     
  19. Mr Silver

    Mr Silver Commodore Newbie

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    FACT: Colm Meaney is a gifted polyglot and as well as English he can speak French, Japanese, German, Russian, Swahili and Finnish.

    FACT: A lock of Colm Meaney's hair once fetched $50,000 at a private auction.
     
  20. sbk1234

    sbk1234 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I still say that was money I spent well. Not only is it a great keepsake, but I can floss with it.