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Brendan Gleeson was born on 29 March, 1955 in Dublin, Ireland, is an Actor,film director. Discover Brendan Gleeson's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 65 years old?

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Occupation Actor,film director
Age 67 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 29 March 1955
Birthday 29 March
Birthplace Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish

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Brendan Gleeson Height, Weight & Measurements

At 67 years old, Brendan Gleeson height is 1.85 m .

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Height 1.85 m
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Who Is Brendan Gleeson's Wife?

His wife is Mary Gleeson (m. 1982)

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Wife Mary Gleeson (m. 1982)
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Children Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Fergus Gleeson, Rory Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Brendan Gleeson worth at the age of 67 years old? Brendan Gleeson’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from Irish. We have estimated Brendan Gleeson's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2022 Under Review
Net Worth in 2021 Pending
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Source of Income Actor

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Timeline

2014

In an NPR interview to promote Calvary in 2014, Gleeson revealed that he was molested as a child by a Christian Brother in primary school.

2012

In July 2012, he started filming The Grand Seduction, with Taylor Kitsch, a remake of Jean-François Pouliot's French-Canadian La Grande Séduction (2003) directed by Don McKellar; the film was released in 2013. In 2016, he appeared in the video game adaptation Assassin's Creed and Ben Affleck's crime drama Live by Night. In 2017 he finished Psychic, a short he directed and starred in.

2009

He won an Emmy Award in 2009 for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the television film Into the Storm.

Gleeson provided the voice of Abbot Cellach in The Secret of Kells, an animated film co-directed by Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey of Cartoon Saloon which premiered in February 2009 at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

Gleeson is a fiddle and mandolin player, with an interest in Irish folklore. He played the fiddle during his role in Cold Mountain, Michael Collins and also The Grand Seduction, and also features on Altan's 2009 live album. In the Coen Brothers' The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), Gleeson sings "The Unfortunate Rake." He has also made a contribution in 2019 to the new album by Irish folk group 'Dervish' with a version of 'The Rocky Road To Dublin'.

2006

Gleeson starred in the short film Six Shooter in 2006, which won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. This film was written and directed by Martin McDonagh who also wrote and directed In Bruges in 2008. The film, and Gleeson's performance, enjoyed huge critical acclaim, earning Gleeson several award nominations, including his first Golden Globe nomination. In the movie, Gleeson plays a mentor-like figure for Colin Farrell's hitman. In his review of In Bruges, Roger Ebert described the elder Gleeson as having a "noble shambles of a face and the heft of a boxer gone to seed."

2004

He is best known for his performance as Alastor Moody in the Harry Potter films from (2004–2010), and for his supporting roles in films such as Braveheart (1995), Michael Collins (1996), Gangs of New York (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), Troy (2004), Suffragette (2015), Paddington 2 (2018), and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), as well as leading roles in films such as In Bruges (2008), The Guard (2011), The Grand Seduction (2013), and Calvary (2014). He has starred as detective Bill Hodges in the television adaptation of Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes.

Gleeson was born in Dublin, the son of Pat and Frank Gleeson. Gleeson has described himself as having been an avid reader as a child. He received his second-level education at St Joseph's CBS in Fairview, Dublin where he was a member of the school drama group. He received his Bachelor of Arts at University College Dublin, majoring in English and Irish. After training as an actor, he worked for several years as a secondary school teacher of Irish and English at the now defunct Catholic Belcamp College in North County Dublin, which closed in 2004. He was working simultaneously as an actor while teaching, doing semi-professional and professional productions in Dublin and surrounding areas. He left the teaching profession to commit full-time to acting in 1991.

2003

In 2003, Gleeson was the voice of Hugh the Miller in an episode of the Channel 4 animated series Wilde Stories.

1992

Gleeson started his film career at the age of 34. He first came to prominence in Ireland for his role as Michael Collins in The Treaty, a television film broadcast on RTÉ One, and for which he won a Jacob's Award in 1992. He has acted in such films as Braveheart, I Went Down, Michael Collins, Gangs of New York, Cold Mountain, 28 Days Later, Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, Lake Placid, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Mission: Impossible 2, and The Village. He won critical acclaim for his performance as Irish gangster Martin Cahill in John Boorman's 1998 film The General.

1987

As a member of the Dublin-based Passion Machine Theatre company, Gleeson appeared in several of the theatre company's early and highly successful plays such as Brownbread (1987), [written by Roddy Doyle, directed by Paul Mercier] Wasters (1985) and Home (1988) [written and directed by Paul Mercier.] He has also written three plays for Passion Machine: The Birdtable (1987) and Breaking Up (1988), both of which he directed, and Babies and Bathwater (1994) in which he acted. Among his other Dublin theatre work are Patrick Süskind's one-man play The Double Bass and John B. Keane's The Year of the Hiker.

1982

He has been married to Mary Weldon since 1982. He has four sons; Domhnall, Brían, Fergus, and Rúairí. Domhnall and Brían are also actors. Gleeson speaks fluent Irish and is an advocate of the promotion of the Irish language. Gleeson is a fan of English football club Aston Villa, as is his son Domhnall.

1955

Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor and film director. He is the recipient of three IFTA Awards, two BIFA Awards, and an Emmy Award and has been nominated twice for a BAFTA Award and twice for a Golden Globe Award.