About this actor
Sean Martin Michael Maguire (born 18 April 1976) is an English actor and singer, who rose to fame in 1988 when at the age of 11 he took on the role of "Tegs" Ratcliffe on the BBC children's drama Grange Hill, in which he remained until 1992. For a short time after leaving Grange Hill, he played Aidan Brosnan in EastEnders. Maguire was born in Ilford, Essex. He has appeared in several feature films and had moderate success as a singer as well. He is also known in the US for his roles as Donovan Brink in the UPN sitcom Eve, and as Kyle Lendo in the CBS sitcom The Class. Maguire is of Irish descent. His family originates from the town of Cavan in County Cavan, Ireland. They were prominent in the London Irish community in the late 1970s as Irish dancers and the whole family performed regularly at events and in competitions. Sean Maguire danced traditional Irish dances alongside his family. His first role was at the age of five, opposite Laurence Olivier in A Voyage Round My Father. At age...