Hamish Linklater plays Father Paul, a charismatic priest whose arrival to an island community coincides with unexplained events, in the recent Netflix series Midnight Mass . His portrayal is vivid and dynamic, and viewers may be left wondering about the actor. Linklater has had a successful career in real life. He’s also been married once before, and he’s currently dating actress Lily Rabe.
Hamish Linklater’s mother was a vocal technique coach and a founding member of the Shakespeare & Company theater in Massachusetts, according to the LA Times. Linklater grew up in and around the theater as a result of this. “I grew up in an outdoor Shakespeare theater..”
“It was an outdoor Shakespeare theater that I grew up in… IMDb quotes him as saying, “That feels like home, and it’s the place I’m always trying to figure out how to get to.”