Packy Lee is an Irish actor, who is renowned for his brilliant performance in the award-winning English crime drama, Peaky Blinders (2013-2019), where he portrayed Johnny Dogs.
He has also starred in The Shore (2011) and The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015).
Packy Lee actor was born on June 15, 1982, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Unlike some top celebrities, the Irish star prefers living a confidential lifestyle.
He went to a Belfast school for his education. His journey to becoming an actor was not a walk in the park. He worked as a chef before becoming an actor. Back in school, his teachers at Belfast ‘laughed’ at his acting dreams.
Unfortunately, he could not afford to join drama school; instead, he trained and worked as a chef for seven years while getting acting roles at Belfast’s Lyric Theatre and London’s National Theatre.
After several years of hard work and dedication, the actor finally made his breakthrough in the film industry. He became famous in 2013 after starring in British drama TV series Peaky Blinders. In 2015, the Belfast native acted in the TV series The Frankenstein Chronicles, where he portrayed the role of Sears in two episodes. He also played the role of Teeth in drama TV series Clean Break (2015). On Dec 15, 2017, he performed a DJ set named ‘The Johnny Dogs DJ Set’ in his hometown at The Gypsy Lounge in the Filthy Quarter.
In Peaky Blinders Packy Lee stars as Johnny Dogs. Initially, the 37-year-old was only meant to appear in one season of the film but went on to feature in five seasons. The series amassed more than 10 million viewers worldwide. The Irish star has 25 credits as an actor.
The actor’s wife is Danielle Lee. The two dated for a couple of years before tying the knot at Belfast’s Welly Park with the famous Los Angeles band, The Untouchables.
The couple has three lovely children, two daughters, Fodhla (born in 2008) and Saedhna (born in 2011). In 2015, they welcomed their son, Dallan. The two live together with their children in west Belfast. Their kids study at Gaelscoil, an Irish-medium school in Ireland.
The celebrity has acquired a lot of wealth from his professional acting career. He has an estimated net worth of $7 million.