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Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson info
Born: 29 March, 1955
Height: 1.88 (6' 2")
Spouse: Mary Gleeson ( 1982 – present) 4 children
Awards: Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 12 nominations
Known for: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix , Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire , Troy , Beowulf , Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and more.
Brendan Gleeson biography

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Brendan Gleeson was born on November 9, 1955 in the Northern Ireland in Belfast. He wanted to be an actor since childhood. He played well on a violin and performed in local productions of the troupe and local shows. In 18 years, Gleason went to the audition at the famous "Abbey Theatre" and failed miserably his first tryouts. After that he decided to do something more traditional, and went to the school for “teachers”. But given ten years of his life to teaching in high school, he returned to the forgotten dream, and in 34 years made his film debut, starring in the movie "Field" (1990). Having played several roles in various films - both Irish and English, and starred in the British Hollywood productions, the actor was spotted after the role of Hamish in Mel Gibson's historical tape "Braveheart" (1995). Then he began appearing in big-budget films, and in 1998, brilliantly played a major role in the criminal-biopic of John Burmena the "General", creating a powerful and vivid image of Martin Cahill. This work was seen by the audience, and by specialists of cinema. Gleason career was a success, and it is not surprising that he soon became a star in big-budget Hollywood films: "Mission Impossible 2" (2000) John Woo's "The Tailor of Panama" (2001) John Burmena, "Artificial Intelligence" (2001) Steven Spielberg's "Gangs of New York" (2002) Martin Scorsese's "28 Days Later" (2002) Danny Boyle.
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Brendan Gleeson filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Brendan Gleeson acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 - Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody $250M 2010 $125M $292M
Troy - Menelaus $175M 2004 $46.9M $133M
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Professor Alastor 'Mad­Eye' Moody $150M 2005 $102M $290M
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Alastor 'Mad-­Eye' Moody $150M 2007 $77.1M $292M
Beowulf - Wiglaf $150M 2007 $27.5M $82.2M
Kingdom of Heaven - Reynald de Chatillon $130M 2005 $19.6M $47.4M
Mission: Impossible II - John C. McCloy $125M 2000 $70.8M $215M
Green Zone - Martin Brown $100M 2010 $14.3M $35M
Gangs of New York - Walter 'Monk' McGinn $97M 2002 $9.5M $77.7M
A.I. Artificial Intelligence - Lord Johnson-Johnson $90M 2001 $29.4M $78.6M
Cold Mountain - Stobrod Thewes, Soundtrack (performer: "Bonaparte's Retreat", "Ruby with the Eyes That Sparkle", "Sittin' on Top of the World" (1966)) $83M 2003 $14.6M $95.6M
The Village - August Nicholson $60M 2004 $50.7M $114M
Turbulence - Stubbs $55M 1997 $4.46M $11.5M
Braveheart - Hamish $53M 1995 $75.6M
Far and Away - Social Club Policeman $30M 1992 $58.9M
Michael Collins - Liam Tobin $28M 1996 $187K $11M
Lake Placid - Sheriff Hank Keough $27M 1999 $11M $31.8M
The Tailor of Panama - Michelangelo 'Mickie' Abraxas $18M 2001 $1.84M $13.5M
Dark Blue - Jack Van Meter $15M 2002 $3.88M $9.06M
In Bruges - Ken $15M 2008 $457K $7.76M

We always wonder how much actors are paid for their work. Everything depends on a movie. The list below provides you with the information about Brendan Gleeson salary for the roles played in certain movies.

Movie Year Salary
The Village 2004 $1,500,000
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