Gavin O'Connor (born 17 December 1972) is an Irish actor, known for his roles in films such as Dorothy Mills (2008), Eden (2008), The Front Line (2006), Headrush (2003) and This Is My Father (1998).
Born in Cork, O'Connor trained at Trinity College Dublin's Beckett Centre.
He made his professional acting debut in Pat McCabe's Loco County Lonesome at Dublin's Olympia Theatre.
O'Connor has appeared in numerous films and television series since his debut in The Informant (1997).
O'Connor plays the Earl of Shrewsbury in the third series of Michael Hirst's hit television series The Tudors, first aired on 5 April 2009 in the United States on Showtime, and August 2009 in the United Kingdom on BBC2.