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Birthday:

03/29/1955

Place of birth:

Dublin, Ireland:

Biography:

Brendan Gleeson is an Irish actor. His best-known films include the Harry Potter films, Braveheart, Gangs of New York, 28 Days Later, and the role of Michael Collins in The Treaty. He won an Emmy award in 2009 for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the film Into the Storm. Gleeson was born in Dublin, Ireland and has described himself as having been an avid reader as a child. After leaving school for a short while, he worked for two years in an office with a health board. He then graduated from University College Dublin and went on to Drama School in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Just after completing the 3 Year Acting Drama Course at RADA, Gleeson built a very respectable CV at the Royal National Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. Gleeson became known for his tremedous stage presence, particularly while performing in such works of William Shakespeare as King Lear, Richard III, and Hamlet. Gleeson started his film career at the age of 34. He first came to prominence in Ireland for his role as Michael Collins in The Treaty a television film broadcast on RTÉ One, and for which he won a Jacob's Award in 1992. Gleeson has subsequently acted in more than 60 films including Braveheart, I Went Down, Michael Collins, Gangs of New York, Cold Mountain, 28 Days Later, Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, Lake Placid, Artificial Intelligence: AI and The Village. He won critical acclaim for his performance as Irish gangster Martin Cahill in John Boorman's 1998 film The General. Gleeson lives in Malahide, County Dublin. He is a talented fiddle player, with an interest in Irish folklore. He can be found from time to time playing at traditional music seisiúins in Hughes' pub in Chancery Street in Dublin 7. His brother, Barry Gleeson, is a well-known singer in An Góilín traditional singers' club, and his son Domhnall is an actor. Gleeson is known for his love of football and recounts tales of attempting to get a clear radio reception so he could listen to how his team, Aston Villa, were faring on a Saturday.



Credits

Paddington 2 (2017)
as 'Knuckles' McGinty
Trespass Against Us (2017)
as Colby Culter
Live by Night (2016)
as Thomas Coughlin
Assassin's Creed (2016)
as Joseph Lynch
Alone in Berlin (2016)
as Otto Quangel
Atlantic (2016)
as Narrator
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
as Old Thomas Nickerson
Suffragette (2015)
as Inspector Arthur Steed
Suffragette (2015)
as Steed
Pursuit (2015)
as Searbhán
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
as The Alienist
Song of the Sea (2014)
as Conor / Mac Lir (voice)
The Grand Seduction (2014)
as Murray French
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
as General Brigham
Calvary (2014)
as Father James Lavelle
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
as Victor
The Company You Keep (2012)
as Henry Osborne
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)
as The Pirate with Gout (voice)
The Raven (2012)
as Colonel Hamilton
Safe House (2012)
as David Barlow
Albert Nobbs (2011)
as Dr. Holloran
The Cup (2011)
as Dermot Weld
The Guard (2011)
as Sergeant Gerry Boyle
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
as Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody
Noreen (2010)
as Con Keogh
Green Zone (2010)
as Martin Brown
Perrier’s Bounty (2009)
as Darren Perrier
Into the Storm (2009)
as Winston Churchill
The Secret of Kells (2009)
as Abbot Cellach (voice)
In Bruges (2008)
as Ken Daley
Beowulf (2007)
as Wiglaf
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
as Alastor 'Mad­Eye' Moody
Black Irish (2007)
as Desmond McKay
The Tiger's Tail (2006)
as Liam O'Leary
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
as Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody
Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
as John-Joe
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
as Reynald de Chatillon
The Village (2004)
as August Nicholson
Troy (2004)
as Menelaos
Country of My Skull (2004)
as De Jagar
Six Shooter (2004)
as Donnelly
Cold Mountain (2003)
as Stobrod Thewes
Dark Blue (2002)
as Jack van Meter
Gangs of New York (2002)
as Monk McGinn
28 Days Later... (2002)
as Frank
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
as Lord Johnson-Johnson
The Tailor of Panama (2001)
as Michelangelo " Mickie " Abraxas
Wild About Harry (2000)
as Harry McKee
Saltwater (2000)
as
Harrison's Flowers (2000)
as Marc Stevenson
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
as John C. McCloy
Lake Placid (1999)
as Sheriff Hank Keough
This Is My Father (1999)
as Garda Jim
Sweety Barrett (1999)
as Sweety Barrett
The General (1998)
as Martin Cahill
I Went Down (1997)
as Bunny Kelly
Turbulence (1997)
as Stubbs
A Further Gesture (1997)
as Richard
Michael Collins (1996)
as Liam Tobin
Trojan Eddie (1996)
as Ginger
Braveheart (1995)
as Hamish Campbell
The Snapper (1993)
as Lester
The Treaty (1991)
as Michael Collins
The Field (1990)
as Quarryman
The Shadow King ()
as Darce
Hampstead ()
as Donald Horner
Sexual Healing ()
as Freddy Cousaert
Cáca Milis ()
as Paul