Adrian Dunbar

Adrian Dunbar (born 1 August 1958) is an actor and director from Northern Ireland, best known for his television and theatre work. Dunbar co-wrote and starred in the 1991 film, Hear My Song, nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the BAFTA awards.[1]

More recently Dunbar is known for playing Superintendent Ted Hastings in BBC Two drama Line Of Duty.

Dunbar has a daughter and stepson from his 1986 marriage to the Australian actress Anna Nygh. He lives in Crouch End in North London. He is an avid supporter of Arsenal Football Club in London.

Known For


Cast Credits

Broken (2017)
Starring as Father Peter Flaherty
Nick Nickleby (2012)
Starring as Ralph Nickleby
A Touch of Cloth (2012)
Guest starring as Damien Vull (2 episodes)
Line of Duty (2012)
Starring as Superintendent Ted Hastings (18 episodes)
Guest starring as Superintendent Ted Hastings (5 episodes)
The Estate (2012)
Starring as Narrator
Death in Paradise (2011)
Guest starring as Aidan Miles (2 episodes)
World's Most Dangerous Roads (2011)
Starring as Narrator (9 episodes)
  • Episode 3x03: Bolivia (Jan 9, 2013)
  • Episode 3x02: Georgia (Dec 28, 2012)
  • Episode 3x01: Madagascar (Dec 27, 2012)
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Ashes to Ashes (2008)
Guest starring as Martin Summers (7 episodes)
A Woman's Guide to Adultery (1993)
Starring as Michael (3 episodes)
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Guest starring as Gerry Berland (2 episodes)