Adrian Dunbar and his wife have been married for over three decades and tied the knot a few years after entering television acting.
Today he is known as one of the stars of the hit BBC cop drama Line of Duty and plays the leader of the AC-12 anti-corruption division of the Central Police.
How much do you know about Superintendent Ted Hastings’ actor? Read on to find out more.
Who is Adrian Dunbar married to?
Adrian has been married to Anna Nygh since 1986.
Anna is an actress and has also worked as a casting director.
She was in the television shows Metropolis (2000), Dangerfield (1998), Between the Lines (1992) and Capital City (1989-90).
Anna was also on an episode of EastEnders in 2001, playing a character named Dr. Emma Reid in the BBC Soap.
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Adrian previously talked about how Anna thinks it’s weird that his Line of Duty character Ted has become a sex symbol.
In a chat with the Belfast Telegraphhe joked, “Everyone likes a man in uniform, don’t they?
“That made me blind. I thought there would be a lot of things that would peel off the back of this part but it definitely wasn’t a sex symbol. “
Adrian went on to speculate that it was because “Ted is out there” and “has all that moral authority”.
He went on to speak of his wife, “She was an actress herself, and she realizes that this has to do with the territory. She thinks it’s humorous. She laughs at it. “
What shows was Adrian on? From the coast of Ireland to the blood
In addition to Line of Duty, Adrian also starred in Channel 5 drama Blood.
The family thriller Blood was well received when it returned to the screens at the beginning of the lockdown for a second series, although some viewers were confused when they saw the opening episode.
I thought there would be a lot of things that would peel off the back of this part but it definitely wasn’t a sex symbol.
A third series could be on the way. Creator Sophie Petzal told RadioTimes: “As for the third season of Blood, we absolutely love this show, and we love this cast. We always have ideas and discuss how this could go on.
“Never say never and let’s see which way the world is turning and who wants what, but I absolutely would love to. We will see…”
In the past few months Adrian has also been on screens – again on Channel 5 – hosting a series called Adrian Dunbars Coastal Ireland.
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In the two-part documentary, Adrian reconnected with his roots and traveled more than 600 miles along the wild and rugged west and north coasts of Ireland.
Adrian’s other TV credits include The Hollow Crown, A Touch of Cloth, and The Life and Adventures by Nick Nickleby.
He was also in the 2017 thriller The Snowman and played a role in the 2011 series of Death In Paradise.
Adrian’s first IMDB role was in a TV movie called The Long March in 1980, about protests in Belfast’s Maze Prison.
Does he have kids? Who is his daughter
Yes, Adrian and his wife Anna share a daughter.
Her name is Madeleine Dunbar and she is around 34 years old.
She has followed her parents into the world of acting, including with the BBC series Doctors and part of the Ricky Gervais film Cemetery Junction.
According to her profile on the StarNow website, she also has a degree from London’s Italia Conti Academy of Theater Arts.
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