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Brendan Gleeson

FULL NAME Brendan Gleeson
BORN

29 March 1955, Dublin, Ireland

ASSOCIATION Actor
NATIONALITY Irish
HEIGHT 185 cm
REVIEWED ENTRIES 17 (11)
MAX. RATING

MIN. RATING

AVERAGE RATING 4.23

 

FILMOGRAPHY (ONLY REVIEWED ENTRIES)

YEAR TITLE ROLE

RATING

1995 Braveheart Hamish Campbell

1997 Turbulence Stubbs -
2000 Mission: Impossible 2 John McCloy -
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence Lord Johnson-Johnson -
2002 28 Days Later Frank

2002 Gangs of New York Walter "Monk" McGinn

2003 Cold Mountain Stobrod Thewes

2004 Troy Menelaus

2004 The Village August Nicholson -
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody

2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody -
2007 Beowulf Wiglaf

2008 In Bruges Ken

2011 Albert Nobbs Dr. Holloran

2014 Calvary Father James

2018 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Irishman -
2022 The Banshees of Inisherin Colm Doherty

 

BIO

Immensely talented Irish character actor who learnt his trade on the stage and got started in movies only at the age of 35. His breakout role was as Hamish in Mel Gibson's Braveheart in 1995, after which Gleeson embarked on a prolific career alternating between high-profile and indie productions. He played "Mad-Eye" Moody in the Harry Potter series and has been a favourite of Irish independent filmmaker Martin McDonagh his intensity and physical presence befitting McDonagh's dark themes in movies such as In Bruges and The Banshees of Inisherin.

 

AWARDS

The Academy Awards (Oscars)

2023

Nominated for Supporting Actor for The Banshees of Inisherin

 

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