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Brendan Gleeson Biography

Brendan Gleeson is best known as Actor, Director who has an estimated Net Worth of $4 Million. Dublin-born actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Professor Alastor 'Mad­ Eye' Moody in the Harry Potter films. His other famous films include Gangs of New York, In Bruges, Mission: Impossible II, Troy, and 28 Days Later. He was born on March 29,1955, Dublin, Ireland. He made his movie debut in Mel Gibson's Braveheart, which was about Scotland's war for independence. He worked as a teacher in Dublin, Ireland. He debuted in Dear Sarah as Brendan Dowd. He grew up idolizing the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett. He married Mary Gleeson in 1982. The couple has four sons: Brian, Fergus, Rory, and actor Domhnall Gleeson, who appeared alongside him in the Harry Potter film series.  His zodiac sign is Aries.

Brendan Gleeson Bio

Brendan Gleeson Bio, Wiki

Best Known For
  • Starring in lead roles in The Guard (2011) as Gerry Boyle, and Calvary (2014) as Father James
  • Playing a character named Ken in In Bruges (2008)
  • Playing Winston Churchill in Into the Storm (2009) for which he won an Emmy Award the same year
  • Starring in Mr. Mercedes TV series since 2017 as Bill Hodges
  • Appearing as Alastor ‘Mad-Eye’ Moody in the Harry Potter series of films in 2005, 2007, and 2010
Nick NameBrendan
Full NameBrendan Gleeson
Birth PlaceDublin, Ireland
ResidenceDublin, Ireland
EducationHe attended St. Joseph’s Secondary School, a well known Northside school in Fairview, Dublin, where he was part of a drama group.
ProfessionActor, Director
ManagerBrendan is represented by –
  • The Agency in Dublin, Ireland
  • Principal Entertainment LA in Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Kovert Creative in Santa Monica, California, United States (Publicist)
  • Father – Frank Gleeson
  • Mother – Pat Gleeson
Build TypeLarge
Age65 years old
Date of BirthMarch 29, 1955
Zodiac Sign Aries
Height6 feet 2 inches (1.85 m)
Weight89 kg (196 lbs)
Sexual OrientationStraight
Distinctive Features
  • Tall, large build
  • Often wears a full beard
  • Prominent nose
  • Thick eyebrows
  • Deep, gruff voice
Hair ColorGrey
Eye ColorBlue
Net Worth$4 Million

Brendan Gleeson Dating, Wife, Girlfriends and Relationships


Mary Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson Filmography, Movies

1990The FieldQuarryman
1992The Bargain ShopJim Kennedy
M.A.N.: Matrix Adjusted NormalDr. AbrahamShort film
Far and AwaySocial Club Policeman
Conneely's ChoiceJosie ConneelyShort film
Into the WestInspector Bolger
1995The Life of ReillyPatientShort film
BraveheartHamish Campbell
1996Angela Mooney Dies AgainBarney Mooney
Michael CollinsLiam Tobin
Trojan EddieGinger
1997Spaghetti SlowFrank Ferguson
The Butcher BoyFather Bubbles
A Further GestureRichard
I Went DownBunny KellyNominated—National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Before I SleepJohn HarteShort film
1998The GeneralMartin CahillNominated—National Society of Film Critics Award for Best ActorNominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
The Tale of Sweety BarrettSweet Barrett
1999Lake PlacidSheriff Hank Keough
My Life So FarJim Menries
2000Mission: Impossible 2John C. McCloy
Harrison's FlowersMarc Stevenson
SaltwaterSimple Simon
Wild About HarryHarry McKee
2001J.J. Biker
Cáca MilisPólShort film Irish-language English: Cake
The Tailor of PanamaMichelangelo 'Mickie' Abraxas
A.I. Artificial IntelligenceLord Johnson-Johnson
200228 Days LaterFrank
Gangs of New YorkWalter 'Monk' McGinn
Dark BlueJack Van Meter
2003Cold MountainStobrod Thewes
2004In My CountryDe Jager
The VillageAugust Nicholson
Six ShooterDonnellyShort film
2005Kingdom of HeavenRaynald of Châtillon
Breakfast on PlutoJohn Joe Kenny
Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireAlastor “Mad-Eye” Moody
2006StudsWalter KeeganNominated—IFTA Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role – Film
The Tiger's TailLiam O'Leary
2007Black IrishDesmond
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixAlastor “Mad-Eye” Moody
2008In BrugesKenNominated—IFTA Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role – FilmNominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Actor Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or ComedyNominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2009The Secret of KellsAbbot CellachVoice
Perrier's BountyDarren PerrierNominated—IFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Film
2010Green ZoneMartin Brown
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody
NoreenCon KeoghShort film
2011The GuardSergeant Gerry BoyleNominated—British Independent Film Award for Best ActorNominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or ComedyNominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion PictureNominated—IFTA Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role – Film
Albert NobbsDr. HolloranNominated—IFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Film
The CupDermot Weld
2012Safe HouseDavid Barlow
The RavenCaptain Charles Hamilton
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!Pirate with GoutVoice
The Company You KeepHenry Osborne
2013The Smurfs 2Victor Doyle
The Grand SeductionMurray French
2014CalvaryFather James LavelleBritish Independent Film Award for Best ActorSan Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best ActorIFTA Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role – FilmNominated—Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Edge of TomorrowGeneral Brigham
Song of the SeaConor / Mac LirVoices; English and Irish-language versions
Stonehearst AsylumThe Alienist
2015SuffragetteArthur SteedBritish Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
In the Heart of the SeaOld Thomas Nickerson
2016Alone in BerlinOtto Quangel
Trespass Against UsColby
Live by NightThomas Coughlin
Assassin's CreedJoseph Lynch
2017HampsteadDonald Horner
Paddington 2[18]Knuckles McGinty
2018Captain Morten and the Spider QueenFatherVoice
PsychicJeremiahShort film; also director
The Ballad of Buster ScruggsIrishman (Clarence)Segment: “The Mortal Remains”
TBAThe Tragedy of MacbethKing DuncanPost-production
TBARiverdance: The Animated AdventureVoice role[19]

Brendan Gleeson TV Shows

1989Dear SarahBrendan DowdTelevision film
1990Hard ShoulderLorry DriverTelevision film
1991Saint OscarTelevision film
The TreatyMichael CollinsTelevision film
In the Border CountryFarmerTelevision play
1993The SnapperLesterTelevision film
ScreenplayThomas MackenEpisode: “Love Lies Bleeding”
1994The LifeboatLeslie Parry9 episodes
1995KidnappedRed FoxTelevision film
1998Making the CutFlanaganTelevision film
This Is My FatherGarda JimTelevision film
2009Into the StormWinston ChurchillTelevision filmPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor – Miniseries or a MovieSatellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television FilmNominated—IFTA Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role – TelevisionNominated—British Academy Television Award for Best ActorNominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
2017–2019Mr. MercedesBill Hodges30 episodesSatellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama (2019)Nominated—IFTA Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role – Television (2018 and 2020)
2020The Comey RuleDonald Trump4 episodes

Brendan Gleeson Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth 2020$4 Million
Income SourcePrimary Income source Movie Actor (profession).

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