Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson

Gender

Male

Known Credits

35

Brendan Gleeson

Date of Birth: Mar 29, 1955

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

Mr. Mercedes

Mr. Mercedes

as Detective Bill Hodges

2017

Trespass Against Us

Trespass Against Us

as Colby Culter

2017

Live by Night

Live by Night

as Thomas Coughlin

2017

Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed

as Joseph

2016

Alone in Berlin

Alone in Berlin

as Otto Quangel

2016

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea

as Old Thomas Nickerson

2016

Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea

as Conor / Mac Lir (voice)

2014

Calvary

Calvary

as Father James Lavelle

2014

Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow

as General Brigham

2014

The Grand Seduction

The Grand Seduction

as Murray French

2014

The Smurfs 2

The Smurfs 2

as Victor Doyle

2013

The Company You Keep

The Company You Keep

as Henry Osborne

2013

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

as The Pirate with Gout (voice)

2012

Perrier's Bounty

Perrier's Bounty

as Darren Perrier

2010

The Secret of Kells

The Secret of Kells

as Abbot Cellach (voice)

2009

In Bruges

In Bruges

as Ken Daley

2008

Beowulf

Beowulf

as Wiglaf

2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

as Alastor 'Mad­Eye' Moody

2007

The Tiger's Tail

The Tiger's Tail

as Liam O'Leary

2007

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

as Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody

2005

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

as Reynald de Chatillon

2005

The Village

The Village

as August Nicholson

2004

Troy

Troy

as Menelaos

2004

Six Shooter

Six Shooter

as Donnelly

2004

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain

as Stobrod Thewes

2003

28 Days Later...

28 Days Later...

as Frank

2003

Dark Blue

Dark Blue

as Jack van Meter

2003

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York

as Monk McGinn

2002

Harrison's Flowers

Harrison's Flowers

as Marc Stevenson

2002

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

as Lord Johnson-Johnson

2001

The Tailor of Panama

The Tailor of Panama

as Michelangelo " Mickie " Abraxas

2001

Mission: Impossible II

Mission: Impossible II

as John C. McCloy

2000

Paddington 2

Paddington 2

as 'Knuckles' McGinty

1997

Trojan Eddie

Trojan Eddie

as Ginger

1943