January 20, 2020

Brendan Gleeson Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 29, 2018

Brendan Gleeson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown


64 years, 9 months, 22 days old age Brendan Gleeson will turn 65 on 29 March, 2020. Only 2 months, 8 days, 21 hours, 18 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Brendan Gleeson has celebrated the total number of 64 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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Short Biography

Brendan Gleeson was born on 29-03-1955 in the state of Dublin, Ireland. He is an Irish Film Actor, Film Director, Voice Artist, Theatre Actor & Television Actor.

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Brendan Gleeson Complete Bio & Career

From a very young age, he loved to learn, especially reading the classical text in and outside the classroom. He took great attention to Irish play writers such as Samuel Beckett, which eventually led to him performing in his high school play production of "Waiting for Godot", and paying great attention to detail in his high school drama classes. Upon finishing 12th grade, he spent a couple of years with the Dublin Shakespeare Festival, and under the advice of a director there, headed across to London and auditioned for drama schools. Soon to follow, he was invited to audition for the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford upon Avon and spent a couple of seasons back in England on the stage. He then, at the age of thirty-five, decided to audition for films in the UK and began to build a very respectable resume playing many different diverse characters.
 
Brendan Gleeson made his debut as a quarryman in The Field in 1990. He had several small roles in major Hollywood movies based in Ireland, such as Far and Away and Into the West. Memorably played historical Irish figure "Michael Collins" in The Treaty. Made his breakthrough in Scottish themed Braveheart, which was largely filmed in Ireland, opposite Mel Gibson. He played Gibson's right-hand man "Hamish". Since then, he has appeared in numerous major films such as Mission: Impossible II, Lake Placid, Turbulence. He has made a name for himself taking the titular role in The General, based on the life of Irish criminal "Martin Cahill", for which he won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award.

Brendan Gleeson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is married to Mary Gleeson since 1982. They have four sons.

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