Born in 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, Feore moved to Ireland soon after, before moving to Canada in 1961. He graduated from Ridley College in St. Catharine's, Ontario, before heading to the National Theatre School in Montreal, which he graduated from in 1980, and where he met his first wife, Sidonie Boll, who also graduated from NTS in 1980. He soon joined the prestigious Stratford Festival, where he became associate director in 1981, and he stayed there for three seasons, playing nearly all of Shakespeare's leading men. He is active in film, television, and stage work, and in 2002, even won a Canadian Gemini award for playing Pierre Trudeau in the CBC mini-series Trudeau.
Feature films include Chicago, The Chronicles of Riddick, City of Angels, Face/Off, and Titus Andronicus.
Married to choreographer Donna Feore since 1994, the couple share three kids (Jack, Thomas, and Anna), and make their home in Stratford, Ontario.