Paddy Considine is an English actor and filmmaker. He first debuted in the 1999 film A Room for Romeo Brass. In the 2000s, he had notable performances in the movies Last Resort, Happy Now?, and Born Romantic. He later portrayed Rob Gretton in the film 24 Hour Party People. In 2004, he wrote and starred in the film Dead Man’s Shoes. Considine then had supporting roles in the movies Cinderella Man and The Bourne Ultimatum. He also became known for his role as Detective Inspector Jack Whicher in the The Suspicions of Mr Whicher TV film series. In 2016, he appeared as Father John Hughes in 4 episodes of Peaky Blinders.