Patrick “Paddy” George Considine (born 5 September 1973) is an English actor, director, screenwriter and frequent collaborator with Shane Meadows.
To international audiences, he may be more familiar for his roles in In America, The Bourne Ultimatum, 24 Hour Party People and Hot Fuzz. To British audiences may be more familiar for his roles in Dead Man’s Shoes, A Room for Romeo Brass and Red Riding: 1980.
His directorial debut, the short film Dog Altogether, won a number of awards including the 2008 BAFTA Award for Best Short Film. —wikipedia