(born 1 January 1986) is a Northern Irish actor from Armagh best known for playing the title character in the BBC TV series Merlin. Morgan attended Integrated College Dungannon, winning the 'Denis Rooney Associates Cup' for best overall student in the third year, before gaining a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education in He went on to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, where he graduated from in
[Radio Times] - Irish actor Macken currently stars alongside Colin Morgan and Bradley James in BBC's adaptation of the Arthurian legends, and has previously appeared in The Tudors and Michael Fassbender's Centurion. He has also enjoyed a successful modelling career
[WhatCulture!] - Colin Morgan appeared rightfully just as bored with Merlin as his character was at being ignored by just about every main protagonist he came into contact with, despite the obvious destiny of true wisdom the show is so intent on hammering in as being
[Den Of Geek] - On the topic of fighting, Colin Morgan wields a sword and some powerful magic, whilst the knights get to duke it out against the enemy in a sword battle that is woefully too short. The fight choreography has improved over the years and it's about time
[Radio Times] to his death - a deception so powerful that the whole of Camelot, even Merlin, is taken in. Can the young warlock see through the lies before it is too late? Fantasy adventure, starring Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Katie McGrath and Janet Montgomery.
[LSMedia] - The producers have modernised the myth, presenting viewers with a young Merlin (Colin Morgan) and an oblivious King Arthur (Bradley James). Returning in October for the Halloween season and comprised of 13 episodes, Merlin has taken over the B.B.C
[Radio Times] - Merlin - Colin Morgan: "Old English chat up lines don't go down well with modern ladies". Ahead of the series five premiere, the star of BBC's drama talks marriage proposals, being bad at sword fighting and getting recognised in the street. Comments