Ardal O'Hanlon was born on October 8, 1965 in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland.

Ardal O'Hanlon (Father Dougal), Dermot Morgan (Father Ted), Pauline McLynn (Mrs Doyle) and Frank Kelly (Father Jack) in Father Ted. Ardal O'Hanlon, Actor: Father Ted. They have three children. He is an actor and writer, known for Father Ted (1995), My Hero (2000) and Val Falvey TD (2009). He is married to Melanie.