Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 29-03-1955
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland
  • Also Known As:

    Брендан Глисон
    Μπρένταν Γκλίσον

  • Popularity: 32.82
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Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor and film director. He is the recipient of three IFTA Awards, two British Independent Film Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award and has been nominated twice for a BAFTA Award and four times for a Golden Globe Award. He is best known for his performance as Alastor Moody in the Harry Potter films (2005–2010), as Pól in Cáca Milis (2001) and for his supporting roles in films such as Braveheart (1995), Michael Collins (1996), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Gangs of New York (2002), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Cold Mountain (2003), Troy (2004), The Smurfs 2 (2013), Suffragette (2015), Paddington 2 (2017), and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), as well as leading roles in films such as 28 Days Later (2002), In Bruges (2008), The Guard (2011), The Grand Seduction (2013), and Calvary (2014). He starred as detective Bill Hodges in the television adaptation of Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers and End of Watch. He also starred as US President Donald Trump in the miniseries The Comey Rule (2020). He won an Emmy Award in 2009 for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the television film Into the Storm. In 2020, he was listed at number 18 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. He is the father of actors Domhnall Gleeson and Brian Gleeson.




Year Movie Character
2006 The Tiger's Tail as Liam O'Leary
2004 Six Shooter as Donnelly
1997 I Went Down as Bunny Kelly
2009 Into the Storm as Winston Churchill
1998 The General as Martin Cahill
2011 The Guard as Sergeant Gerry Boyle
2014 Calvary as Father James Lavelle
2014 The Grand Seduction as Murray French
1999 Sweety Barrett as Sweety Barrett
1991 The Treaty as Michael Collins
2006 Studs as Walter Keegan
2007 Black Irish as Desmond McKay
2009 Perrier's Bounty as Darren Perrier
2011 The Cup as Dermot Weld
2000 Wild About Harry as Harry McKee
2010 Noreen as Con Keogh
1970 Sexual Healing as Freddy Cousaert
2016 Alone in Berlin as Otto Quangel
2016 Atlantic as Narrator
2016 Trespass Against Us as Colby Culter
2008 In Bruges as Ken Daley
2001 The Cake as Paul
2018 Captain Morten and the Spider Queen as Captain Vicks (voice)
2019 Frankie as Jimmy
2022 The Banshees of Inisherin as Colm
2002 28 Days Later as Frank
2010 Green Zone as Martin Brown
2000 Harrison's Flowers as Marc Stevenson
1997 Turbulence as Stubbs
2004 In My Country as De Jagar
2013 The Smurfs 2 as Victor Doyle
2014 Edge of Tomorrow as General Brigham
2014 Song of the Sea as Conor / Mac Lir (voice)
2015 Suffragette as Arthur Steed
2016 Live by Night as Thomas Coughlin
2009 The Secret of Kells as Abbot Cellach (voice)
2017 Hampstead as Donald Horner
2018 Psychic as Jeremiah
1970 A Greyhound of a Girl as Paddy (voice)
1997 Angela Mooney Dies Again as Barney Mooney
2002 Dark Blue as Jack van Meter
1999 Lake Placid as Sheriff Hank Keough
2012 The Raven as Colonel Hamilton
2012 Safe House as David Barlow
2014 Stonehearst Asylum as The Alienist
2015 In the Heart of the Sea as Old Thomas Nickerson
2015 Pursuit as Searbhán
1997 A Further Gesture as Richard
2016 Assassin's Creed as Joseph Lynch
1996 Messaggi quasi segreti as Frank Ferguson
2003 Cold Mountain as Stobrod Thewes
2001 The Tailor of Panama as Michelangelo "Mickie" Abraxas
1996 Trojan Eddie as Ginger
2000 Saltwater as Simple Simon
1993 Love Lies Bleeding as Thomas Macken
1995 Braveheart as Hamish Campbell
2004 Troy as Menelaos
2005 Breakfast on Pluto as John-Joe
2007 Beowulf as Wiglaf
2004 The Village as August Nicholson
2012 So You Want To Be A Pirate! as The Pirate With Gout
2005 Deconstructing 'The Village' as Self
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody
2000 Mission: Impossible II as John C. McCloy
2005 Kingdom of Heaven as Reynald de Chatillon
1996 Michael Collins as Liam Tobin
1990 The Field as Quarryman
2017 Paddington 2 as Knuckles McGinty
2018 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs as Clarence (segment "The Mortal Remains")
2021 The Tragedy of Macbeth as Duncan
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as Alastor "Mad-­Eye" Moody
2002 Gangs of New York as Walter "Monk" McGinn
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 as Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody
2011 Albert Nobbs as Dr. Holloran
1999 This Is My Father as Garda Jim
1992 Into the West as Inspector Bolger
2021 Riverdance: The Animated Adventure as Huntsman (voice)
2012 The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! as The Pirate with Gout (voice)
2012 The Company You Keep as Henry Osborne
2019 Lost Lives
1998 The Butcher Boy as Father Bubbles
1993 The Snapper as Lester
1999 My Life So Far as Jim Menzies
2006 The Path to Redemption as Self
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence as Lord Johnson-Johnson
1990 Dear Sarah as Brendan Dowd
1992 Far and Away as Social Club Policeman
2018 Psychic

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