Kevin McNally (born 27 April 1956) is an English actor who has worked in theatre and radio extensively as well as in film and television. Born in Bristol, McNally spent his early years in Birmingham, attending Redhill Junior School on Redhill Road in Hay Mills and Mapledene Junior School (now Mapledene Primary School) on Mapledene Road in Sheldon. He went to Central Grammar School for Boys on Gressel Lane in Tile Cross. His first professional job, at the age of 16, was at the Birmingham Rep. In 1973 he was awarded a scholarship to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where, in 1975, he won the Best Actor Bancroft Gold Medal. His most famous role is Joshamee Gibbs in the Pirates of the Caribbean films. He is also one of the three actors who starred in all four films. McNally lives in Brighton and is married to the actress Phyllis Logan. They have a son born June 1996.
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