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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.


Brendan Gleeson - Filmer
Narození:
Mar 29, 1955 v Dublin, Ireland
Filmů:
64
Začátky:
v movie The Shadow King
Poslední film:
Film Paddington 2 2017-11-09
Znáte z
Poster of Na hraně zítřka
Poster of Kalvárie
Poster of The Grand Seduction
Poster of Pravidla mlčení
Filmografie
Film The Shadow King Darce 2019
Serial Harimogu Harry Abbot Cellach (voice) 2019
Serial Sons and Lovers Martin Cahill 2019
Serial Straight Plan for the Gay Man Desmond McKay 2019
Serial Friday Night Games Wiglaf 2019
Serial Mr. Mercedes Detective Bill Hodges 2017-08-09
Film Paddington 2 Knuckles McGinty 2017-11-09
Film Proti vlastní krvi Colby Culter 2017-01-20
Film Assassin's Creed Joseph Lynch 2016-12-21
Film Alone in Berlin Otto Quangel 2016-02-15
Film Pod rouškou noci Thomas Coughlin 2016-12-25
Film V srdci moře Old Thomas Nickerson 2015-11-20
Film Sufražetka Arthur Steed 2015-10-16
Film E.A. Poe: Podivný experiment The Alienist 2014-09-11
Film Kalvárie Father James Lavelle 2014-04-11
Film Píseň moře Conor / Mac Lir (voice) 2014-09-06
Film Na hraně zítřka General Brigham 2014-05-27
Film Šmoulové 2 Victor Doyle 2013-07-30
Film The Grand Seduction Murray French 2013-09-08
Film Piráti! The Pirate with Gout (voice) 2012-03-12
Film Havran Colonel Hamilton 2012-03-09
Film Nepřítel pod ochranou David Barlow 2012-02-09
Film Pravidla mlčení Henry Osborne 2012-09-06
Film Albert Nobbs Dr. Holloran 2011-12-21
Film The Cup Dermot Weld 2011-11-13
Film Pomáhat a chránit Sergeant Gerry Boyle 2011-07-07
Film Noreen Con Keogh 2010-06-24
Film Into the Storm Winston Churchill 2010-10-23
Film Zelená zóna Martin Brown 2010-03-11
Film Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 2: Characters Himself 2009-12-08
Film V Bruggách Ken Daley 2008-02-08
Film Harry Potter a Fénixův řád Alastor 'Mad­Eye' Moody 2007-06-28
Serial Fallen Donnelly 2006-07-23
Film Studs Walter Keegan 2006-03-16
Film Harry Potter a Ohnivý pohár Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody 2005-12-01
Film Snídaně na Plutu John-Joe 2005-09-03
Film Království nebeské Reynald de Chatillon 2005-05-03
Film Vesnice August Nicholson 2004-07-30
Film Country of My Skull De Jagar 2004-05-04
Film Temný stín nad L.A. Jack van Meter 2002-12-14
Film Gangy New Yorku Walter "Monk" McGinn 2002-12-14
Film 28 dní poté Frank 2002-10-31
Serial Co nového, Scooby-Doo? Menelaos 2002-09-14
Film Agent z Panamy Michelangelo " Mickie " Abraxas 2001-02-11
Film A.I. Umělá inteligence Lord Johnson-Johnson 2001-06-29
Film Mission: Impossible II John C. McCloy 2000-05-24
Film Wild About Harry Harry McKee 2000-12-31
Film Saltwater Simple Simon 2000-09-29
Film Harrisonovy květy Marc Stevenson 2000-09-23
Film This Is My Father Garda Jim 1999-05-07
Film Jezero Sheriff Hank Keough 1999-07-15
Film Turbulence Stubbs 1997-01-09
Film I Went Down Bunny Kelly 1997-10-03
Film Trojan Eddie Ginger 1996-09-09
Serial Stefanie Darren Perrier 1995-05-15
Serial Strážce moře Stobrod Thewes 1994-01-19
Film The Snapper Lester 1993-08-06
Serial WCW Saturday Night Hamish Campbell 1992-04-04
Film Into the West Inspector Bolger 1992-10-23
Film The Treaty Michael Collins 1991-12-05
Film The Field Quarryman 1990-09-21
Serial ABC World News Liam Tobin 1978-07-10
Serial Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines Liam O'Leary 1969-09-20
Serial The Patty Duke Show Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody 1963-09-18