Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor and film director. He is the recipient of three IFTA Awards, two BIFA's, and a Primetime Emmy Award and has been nominated twice for a BAFTA Award, five times for a Golden Globe Award and once for an Academy Award. 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. He is best known for his performance as Alastor Moody in the Harry Potter films (2005–2010). He is also known for his supporting roles in films such as Braveheart (1995), Michael Collins (1996), 28 Days Later (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), Troy (2004), Suffragette (2015), Paddington 2 (2017), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), and The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021). He is also known for his leading roles in films such as The General (1998), In Bruges (2008), The Guard (2011), Calvary (2014), Frankie (2019), and The Banshees of Inisherin (2022). He received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the lattermost film. He won an Primetime Emmy Award in 2009 for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the television film Into the Storm. He also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance as Donald Trump in the Showtime series The Comey Rule (2020). From 2017 to 2019 he starred in the crime series Mr. Mercedes. He received an Emmy Award nomination for Stephen Frears' Sundance TV series State of the Union (2022).
Name Brendan Gleeson
Also Known As Брендан Глисон, Μπρένταν Γκλίσον, Брендан Глісон
Birthday 1955-03-29
Gender Male
IMDB Brendan Gleeson profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Dublin, Ireland
As: Frank
2002-10-31
28 Days Later...
As: Hamish Campbell
1995-05-24
Braveheart...
As: Menelaos
2004-05-13
Troy...
As: Alastor "Mad-Eye" Mo
2007-07-08
Harry Potter and the...
As: Alastor "Mad-Eye" Mo
2005-11-16
Harry Potter and the...
As: John C. McCloy
2000-05-24
Mission: Impossible ...
As: Reynald de Chatillon
2005-05-03
Kingdom of Heaven...
As: John Joe Kenny
2005-11-16
Breakfast on Pluto...
As: Liam Tobin
1996-10-25
Michael Collins...
As: Liam O'Leary
2006-09-26
The Tiger's Tail...
As: Stobrod Thewes
2003-12-24
Cold Mountain...
As: Wiglaf
2007-11-05
Beowulf...
As: Mickie Abraxas
2001-03-30
The Tailor of Panama...
As: Walter "Monk" McGinn
2002-12-14
Gangs of New York...
As: Jack van Meter
2002-12-14
Dark Blue...
As: Martin Brown
2010-03-11
Green Zone...
As: August Nicholson
2004-07-30
The Village...
As: Quarryman
1990-09-21
The Field...
As: Marc Stevenson
2000-09-23
Harrison's Flowers...
As: Donnelly
2004-10-14
Six Shooter...
As: Alastor "Mad-Eye" Mo
2010-11-17
Harry Potter and the...
As: Bunny Kelly
1997-10-03
I Went Down...
As: Lester
1993-08-06
The Snapper...
As: Sheriff Hank Keough
1999-07-15
Lake Placid...
As: Desmond McKay
2007-10-26
Black Irish...
As: Stubbs
1997-01-09
Turbulence...
As: Darren Perrier
2009-09-11
Perrier's Bounty...
As: Winston Churchill
2009-05-31
Into the Storm...
As: De Jagar
2004-05-04
In My Country...
As: Martin Cahill
1998-05-01
The General...
As: Sergeant Gerry Boyle
2011-07-07
The Guard...
As: Colonel Hamilton
2012-03-09
The Raven...
As: Pirate with Gout (vo
2012-03-12
The Pirates! In an A...
As: Dr. Holloran
2011-12-21
Albert Nobbs...
As: Dermot Weld
2011-11-13
The Cup...
As: Victor Doyle
2013-07-30
The Smurfs 2...
As: David Barlow
2012-02-08
Safe House...
As: Henry Osborne
2012-09-06
The Company You Keep...
As: Ginger
1996-09-09
Trojan Eddie...
As: Father James Lavelle
2014-04-11
Calvary...
As: Murray French
2014-05-30
The Grand Seduction...
As: General Brigham
2014-05-27
Edge of Tomorrow...
As: Harry McKee
2000-12-31
Wild About Harry...
As: The Alienist
2014-10-23
Stonehearst Asylum...
As: Garda Jim
1999-05-07
This Is My Father...
As: Conor / Mac Lir (voi
2014-09-06
Song of the Sea...
As: Con Keogh
2010-06-24
Noreen...
As: Arthur Steed
2015-10-16
Suffragette...
As: Old Thomas Nickerson
2015-12-03
In the Heart of the ...
As: Searbhán
2015-07-10
Pursuit...
As: Freddy Cousaert

Sexual Healing...
As: Otto Quangel
2016-02-15
Alone in Berlin...
As: Richard
1997-01-01
A Further Gesture...
As: Thomas Coughlin
2016-12-25
Live by Night...
As: Sweety Barrett
1999-04-16
Sweety Barrett...
As: Michael Collins
1991-12-05
The Treaty...
As: Joseph Lynch
2016-12-21
Assassin's Creed...
As: Narrator
2016-02-05
Atlantic...
As: Colby Culter
2016-10-14
Trespass Against Us...
As: Ken Daley
2008-02-08
In Bruges...
As: Knuckles McGinty
2017-11-09
Paddington 2...
As: Lord Johnson-Johnson
2001-06-29
A.I. Artificial Inte...
As: Abbot Cellach (voice
2009-02-09
The Secret of Kells...
As: Paul
2001-03-16
Cáca Milis...
As: Donald Horner
2017-06-23
Hampstead...
As: Simple Simon
2000-09-29
Saltwater...
As: Thomas Macken
1993-06-14
Love Lies Bleeding...
As: The Pirate With Gout
2012-07-09
So You Want To Be A ...
As: Jeremiah
2018-07-15
Psychic...
As: Walter Keegan
2006-03-16
Studs...
As: Jim Menzies
1999-08-25
My Life So Far...
As: Captain Vicks (voice
2018-08-15
Captain Morten and t...
As: Inspector Bolger
1992-10-23
Into the West...
As: Irishman (segment "T
2018-11-09
The Ballad of Buster...
As: Jimmy
2019-08-28
Frankie...
As: Social Club Policema
1992-05-22
Far and Away...
As: Brendan Dowd
1990-02-07
Dear Sarah...
As: Father Bubbles
1998-02-20
The Butcher Boy...
As: Duncan
2021-12-05
The Tragedy of Macbe...
As: Colm Doherty
2022-10-20
The Banshees of Inis...
As: Self
2005-01-11
Deconstructing 'The ...
As: Huntsman (voice)
2021-05-28
Riverdance: The Anim...
As: Self
2006-01-01
The Path to Redempti...
As: Barney Mooney
1997-07-09
Angela Mooney Dies A...
As: Unknown
2019-10-10
Lost Lives...
As: Frank Ferguson
1996-11-09
Messaggi quasi segre...
As: Unknown
2024-10-02
Joker: Folie à Deux...
As: Self
2023-01-14
On the Red Carpet Pr...
As: Paddy (voice)
2023-11-23
A Greyhound of a Gir...
As: Self
2024-02-02
Brendan Gleeson's Fa...
As: Alisdair Macdonald

H Is for Hawk...
As: Detective Bill Hodge
2017-08-09
Mr. Mercedes...
As: Donald Trump
2020-09-27
The Comey Rule...
As: Narrator
2021-04-11
The Burren: Heart of...
As: Liam
2021-04-15
Frank of Ireland...
As: Self
2014-02-25
Late Night with Seth...
As: Scott
2019-05-06
State of the Union...
As: Narrator (voice)
2010-09-22
1916 Seachtar na Cá...
As: Self - Host
1975-10-11
Saturday Night Live...
As: Self
2015-09-08
The Late Show with S...
As: Self
2007-02-22
The Graham Norton Sh...
As: Narrator
2022-12-11
The Irish Civil War...
As: Self - Guest
2015-03-23
The Late Late Show w...
As: Ferny Toro (voice)
2003-09-07
Jakers! The Adventur...
As: Glór
2013-11-06
1916 Seachtar Dearma...