Kevin McNally Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

Chiswick-based actor bailed after being detained in Los Angeles

Kevin McNally speaking at Comicon. Picture: Gage Skidmore

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February 19, 2024

Kevin McNally, the 67-year-old actor who is based in Chiswick, was arrested in Los Angeles this Friday (16 February) after claims of domestic violence were made against him.

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has not released the name of the person making the allegation, but it is understood not to be his wife, Phyllis Logan.

According to a report in the Sun newspaper, LAPD says the arrest was made on suspicion of inflicting an injury that caused a traumatic condition on a victim who was his current or former spouse, cohabitant, or child’s parent.

He was detained before he was due to attend a Doctor Who fan convention at the Marriot Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday.

He will now have to return to court in a month’s time with bail set at £40,000.

Best known internationally for playing Joshamee Gibbs in the Pirates of the Caribbean series of films, he has had a career in film and TV spanning over forty years including appearing in Downton Abbey alongside his wife.

Mr McNally met his wife in 1992 after his relationship with actor Stevie Harris, with whom he has two grown up children, ended. They have been married since 2011.

We have contacted his representatives for comment.

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