Irish actor O'Mara to play Washington

Published Sunday, 22 June 2014
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Irish actor Jason O'Mara is set to portray the first US president, George Washington, in the US mini-series Sons Of Liberty.

Irish actor O'Mara to play Washington

The Resident Evil: Extinction star will join the previously announced cast, which includes Ben Barnes, Ryan Eggold and Dean Norris, in the six-part show, which will chronicle the beginnings of the Unites States of America, according to TheWrap.com.

Filmmaker Kari Skogland will direct the mini-series.

O'Mara has had a recurring role on popular US series The Good Wife and is also known for TV shows Terra Nova and Vegas.

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