March 29, 1955
68 years old
6 ft 1¼ in | 186 cm
96 kg | 211.5 lbs
Brendan Gleeson was born in Dublin, Ireland, on March 29, 1955, is an Irish actor.
Young Brendan Gleeson first started performing in school theater productions.
He made his big screen debut in adventure film The Field (1990) in role as Quarryman.
He got his television debut in RTE drama film Dear Sarah (1989) in role as Brendan Dowd.
Brendan's breakthrough performance came as Hamish Campbell in epic historical drama film Braveheart (1995).
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Brendan Gleeson is 68 years old.
Brendan Gleeson net worth is around 8 million dollars.
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film and the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his role as Winston Churchill in biographical movie Into the Storm (2009).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Colm Doherty in black tragicomedy film The Banshees of Inisherin (2022).
He played Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody in fantasy films:
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Ken in black comedy drama crime film In Bruges (2008).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Sergeant Gerry Boyle in buddy cop comedy film The Guard (2011).
He was nominated for the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Film for his role as Dr Holloran in drama film Albert Nobbs (2011).
He won the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film and the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role – Film for his role as Father James Lavelle in drama film Calvary (2014).
He was nominated for the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor for his role as Bunny Kelly in crime comedy movie I Went Down (1997).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Martin Cahill in crime film The General (1998).
He won the BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Arthur Steed in historical drama movie Suffragette (2015).
28 Days Later (2002) post apocalyptic horror as Frank
Breakfast on Pluto (2005) comedy drama as John Joe Kenny
Green Zone (2010) action thriller as Martin Brown
Safe House (2012) action thriller as David Barlow
Edge of Tomorrow (2014) science fiction action as General Brigham
He voiced Conor / Mac Lir in animated fantasy film Song of the Sea (2014).
Paddington 2 (2017) live-action animated comedy as Knuckles McGinty
He voiced Father in stop motion animated film Captain Morten and the Spider Queen (2018).
The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021) historical thriller as King Duncan
He voiced The Huntsman in animated adventure movie Riverdance: The Animated Adventure (2021).
He voiced Paddy in animated film A Greyhound of a Girl (2023).
He won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for his role as Bill Hodges in Audience crime drama television series Mr. Mercedes (2017-2019).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Donald Trump in Showtime political drama miniseries The Comey Rule (2020).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for his role as Scott in Sundance TV comedy television series State of the Union (2022).
He hosted Saturday Night Live (2022), in episode "Brendan Gleeson / Willow".
Attended St. Joseph’s Secondary School in Fairview, Dublin.
Studied English and Irish at University College Dublin.
Has Irish ancestry.
He was a teacher at Belcamp College Secondary School in Dublin.
He was a member of Passion Machine Theatre company in Dublin.
He started his film career at the age of 34.
He is also a fiddle and mandolin player.
Lives in Dublin, Ireland.
He married Mary Weldon in 1982, they have four sons: Domhnall, Fergus, Brían and Rory.