Stephen Kennedy is a Northern Irish actor from Co. Tyrone. He had a keen interest in hip hop culture and was a breakdancer with Kevin 'Fangs' McCosker and Mark Tinney. He was educated at St. Colman's High School, Strabane, where he was encouraged to pursue drama by his teacher, Leo McBride. He is perhaps best known for his role in the BBC Radio 4 series The Archers, as Ian Craig. He has appeared on stage in Tamburlaine, The Birthday Party, The Agent, Mother Courage and her Children at The National Theatre. On television, he has appeared in Ballykissangel, Father Ted, A Touch of Frost, The Hanging Gale and Making Waves. His film work includes a brief appearance in Notes on a Scandal and a lead role in the feature film adaptation of The Agent.
In 2013 Stephen has been focussing on improving his movement skills with particular interest in Flamenco.