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Brian Gleeson

Brian Gleeson is an Irish actor. Gleeson was born in Dublin, the son of actor Brendan Gleeson and his wife Mary (Weldon). He is the brother of actor Domhnall Gleeson and writer Rúairí Gleeson. He grew up in Malahide, Dublin. As a child, he appeared in school plays, before joining the Gaiety's Youth Theatre Company. Gleeson started acting in 2006, first appearing alongside his father in The Tiger's Tail directed by John Boorman, which was filmed the year he completed the Leaving Certificate. In 2010, Gleeson appeared as Hughie in the first season of Love/Hate, and earned a nomination for an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Television) for the role. He also appeared in the Hollywood film The Eagle. He appeared in the 2012 Academy Award nominated film Snow White and the Huntsman. Gleeson portrayed the lead role in Standby opposite Jessica Paré in 2014. The same year, he filmed Tiger Raid, an Iraq War drama; it was released in 2016. Along with his father Brendan and brother Domhnall, Gleeson appeared in the Enda Walsh play The Walworth Farce in early 2015. He starred as Jimmy in the 2016 Irish drama series Rebellion, based on the 1916 Easter Rising.

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Nov 14, 1987
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Tiger's Tail 2006-09-26
Latest Project:
Movie Hellboy 2019-04-10
Known For
Poster of The Flag
Poster of History's Future
Poster of Noreen
Movie Hellboy Merlin 2019-04-10
Movie National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 2018-02-22
Movie Psychic Michelangelo 2018-07-15
Movie mother! younger brother 2017-09-13
Movie Logan Lucky Sam Bang 2017-08-17
Movie Phantom Thread Dr. Robert Hardy 2017-12-25
Series Rebellion Jimmy Mahon 2016-01-03
Movie History's Future Driver 2016-01-28
Movie The Flag Blacksod 2016-10-14
Movie Assassin's Creed Young Joseph 2016-12-21
Movie Tiger Raid Joe 2016-10-07
Movie Darkness on the Edge of Town Virgil O'Riley 2015-01-25
Series Stonemouth Powell Imrie 2015-06-08
Series Quirke Sinclair 2014-02-16
Movie The Stag Simon 2014-04-22
Movie Standby Alan 2014-11-14
Movie How to be Happy Cormac 2013-07-14
Movie Coda 2013-07-13
Movie Stay Liam 2013-09-08
Movie Snow White and the Huntsman Gus 2012-05-30
Movie The Eagle Traveller #1 2011-02-08
Movie Wake Wood Martin O'Shea 2011-03-25
Movie Noreen Frank 2010-06-24
Series Love/Hate Hughie Power 2010-10-03
Series Single-Handed Cathal 2007-01-01
Movie The Tiger's Tail Connor O'Leary 2006-09-26