The Northern Irish actor admitted he’s become very wary of such incidents after growing up during the Troubles, but wasn’t particular about when the incident in Jerusalem happened.
Speaking on Elizabeth Day’s How To Fail podcast, he recalled: “We parked at the Nablus Gate and we went into the old city and we were talking.
“I heard a bomb go off and I looked up into the sky and I just knew it was our car.”
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“I said to Anna who was with the kids, ‘Wait here I’m just going to go and look at something,'” Adrian said.
“And she said, ‘Why? What was that?’ And I said, “Don’t worry about it.’
“I knew just from where the direction was and the fact that we were driving a budget American car and the intifada was still on that they had identified that the car was an American car.”
While fans of the 62-year-old may have been shocked to learn the events that went down on what should have been a fun-filled time for him and his family, they were pleased to learn that the actor’s anti-corruption alter-ego is NOT criminal mastermind H – phew!
Earlier on in the interview, Adrian told Elizabeth that it was a “relief” to be given clarity that his character wasn’t a dirty cop.
“It was a relief for me, as I spent all this time playing this character and I always thought Ted had a sense of duty and a moral core,” he laughed.