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Brendan Gleeson

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.

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Mar 29, 1955 в Dublin, Ireland
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie The Shadow King
Последний проект:
Кино Приключения Паддингтона 2 2017-11-09
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Однажды в Ирландии
Poster of Щедрость Перрье
Poster of Гарри Поттер и орден Феникса
Poster of Храброе сердце
Кино The Shadow King Darce 2019
Кино Приключения Паддингтона 2 Knuckles McGinty 2017-11-09
Кино Афера по-английски Colby Culter 2017-01-20
Series Into the Storm Unknown 2016
Кино Кредо убийцы Joseph Lynch 2016-12-21
Кино Закон ночи Thomas Coughlin 2016-12-25
Кино Одни в Берлине Otto Quangel 2016-02-15
Кино Суфражистка Arthur Steed 2015-10-16
Кино В сердце моря Old Thomas Nickerson 2015-11-20
Кино Голгофа Father James Lavelle 2014-04-11
Кино Обитель проклятых The Alienist 2014-09-11
Кино Грань будущего General Brigham 2014-05-27
Кино Большая афера Murray French 2014-05-30
Кино Песнь моря Conor / Mac Lir (voice) 2014-09-06
Кино Смурфики 2 Victor Doyle 2013-07-30
Кино Код доступа «Кейптаун» David Barlow 2012-02-09
Кино Ворон Colonel Hamilton 2012-03-09
Кино Грязные игры Henry Osborne 2012-09-06
Кино Пираты! Банда неудачников The Pirate with Gout (voice) 2012-03-12
Кино Однажды в Ирландии Sergeant Gerry Boyle 2011-07-07
Кино The Cup Dermot Weld 2011-11-13
Кино Таинственный Альберт Ноббс Dr. Holloran 2011-12-21
Кино Noreen Con Keogh 2010-06-24
Кино Не брать живым Martin Brown 2010-03-11
Кино Into the Storm Winston Churchill 2010-10-23
Кино Гарри Поттер и Дары смерти: Часть 1 Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody 2010-10-17
Кино Тайна Келлс Abbot Cellach (voice) 2009-02-09
Кино Into the Storm Winston Churchill 2009-05-31
Кино Щедрость Перрье Darren Perrier 2009-09-11
Кино Залечь на дно в Брюгге Ken Daley 2008-02-08
Кино Беовульф Wiglaf 2007-11-05
Кино Black Irish Desmond McKay 2007-04-20
Кино Гарри Поттер и орден Феникса Alastor 'Mad­Eye' Moody 2007-06-28
Кино The Tiger's Tail Liam O'Leary 2006-09-26
Кино Studs Walter Keegan 2006-03-16
Кино Гарри Поттер и Кубок огня Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody 2005-12-22
Кино Царство небесное Reynald de Chatillon 2005-05-03
Кино Завтрак на Плутоне John-Joe 2005-09-03
Кино Country of My Skull De Jagar 2004-05-04
Кино Six Shooter Donnelly 2004-01-01
Кино Троя Menelaos 2004-05-13
Кино Таинственный лес August Nicholson 2004-07-30
Кино Troy Menelaus 2004-05-14
Кино Холодная гора Stobrod Thewes 2003-12-24
Кино 28 дней спустя Frank 2002-10-31
Кино Проклятый сезон Jack van Meter 2002-12-14
Кино Банды Нью-Йорка Walter "Monk" McGinn 2002-12-14
Кино Портной из Панамы Michelangelo " Mickie " Abraxas 2001-02-11
Кино Искусственный разум Lord Johnson-Johnson 2001-06-29
Кино Миссия невыполнима 2 John C. McCloy 2000-05-24
Кино Saltwater Simple Simon 2000-09-29
Кино Спасти Хэррисона Marc Stevenson 2000-09-23
Кино История о Гарри Harry McKee 2000-12-31
Кино This Is My Father Garda Jim 1999-05-07
Кино My Life So Far Jim Menzies 1999-08-25
Кино Лэйк Плэсид: Озеро страха Sheriff Hank Keough 1999-07-15
Кино The General Martin Cahill 1998-05-01
Кино I Went Down Bunny Kelly 1997-10-03
Кино Турбулентность Stubbs 1997-01-09
Кино Майкл Коллинз Liam Tobin 1996-10-25
Кино Trojan Eddie Ginger 1996-09-09
Кино Храброе сердце Hamish Campbell 1995-05-24
Кино The Snapper Lester 1993-08-06
Кино Into the West Inspector Bolger 1992-10-23
Кино The Treaty Michael Collins 1991-12-05
Кино The Field Quarryman 1990-12-21