Irish actor John Kavanagh has been on stage, in more than 20 motion pictures, including Cal (1984), Braveheart (1995), and Alexander (2004), as well as numerous television shows. For his work in a revival of Juno and the Paycock, he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in 1989 for Outstanding Actor in a Play.
In the middle of the 1990s, Kavanagh’s career significantly expanded. In the 1994 John Irvin film Widows’ Peak, he appeared alongside legendary performers Jim Broadbent and Mia Farrow.
Then, Kavanagh appeared as Father Michael Curtis in a guest appearance in the Sean Bean and Hugh Fraser-starring Sharpe series. He played one of the nobility who frequently switched allegiances from Scotland to England in the 1995 film Braveheart.
Who plays the Pope in Vikings?
Kavanagh portrayed The Seer and Pope Leo IV in the movie Vikings. The Seer and Pope Leo IV are entirely separate figures for Vikings viewers. Pope Leo IV made an appearance in season four of Vikings, whereas The Seer did so in all four seasons.
Who is the holy father in Vikings?
The holy father in Vikings was Pope Leo IV portrayed by John Kavanagh.