Birthday: 03/29/1955 Year
Age: 59 years
Place of birth: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 188 cm
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In the list of the most famous film projects involving Gleason holds a special place of Harry Potter, as well as films such as ‘Braveheart’ (‘Braveheart’), ‘Gangs of New York’ (‘Gangs of New York’), ‘The Guard’ ( ‘The Guard’), ‘In Bruges’ (‘In Bruges’) and ’28 Days Later ‘(’28 Days Later’). He won an Emmy for his portrayal of Winston Churchill (Winston Churchill) in telebayopike ‘Into the Storm’ (‘Into the Storm’).
Brendan Gleeson was born in Dublin (Dublin) May 29, 1955 th. Recalling his childhood, Gleason said he was an avid reader. He studied at St. Joseph in Fairview (St. Joseph’s CBS, Fairview), where he attended a theater workshop. Already becoming an actor, Gleason returned home and worked for several years as a teacher of Irish and English in a Catholic college Belcamp (Catholic Belcamp College), which closed in 2004. He combined teaching and acting career, mainly limited to participation in the semi-professional and Dublin productions. Gleason decided to completely switch to acting in 1991.
Gleason’s film career began when he was 34 years old. Popularity in his native Ireland, came to him with the role of Michael Collins in the television movie ‘The Treaty’. For this role, Brendan has been awarded ‘Jacob’ in 1992. Gleason received a role in the film ‘How I became a gangster’ (‘I Went Down’), ‘Michael Collins’ (‘Michael Collins’), ‘Troy’ (‘Troy’), ‘Cold Mountain’ (‘Cold Mountain’), ‘Kingdom of Heaven’ (‘Kingdom of Heaven’), ‘Lake Placid Lake fear’ (‘Lake Placid’) and ‘Mission: Impossible 2’ (‘Mission: Impossible II’).
Gleason received critical acclaim for her performance as the leader of the Dublin mafia Martin Cahill (Martin Cahill) in the thriller John Boorman ‘General’ (‘The General’) 1998. More youthful audience Gleason known as a wizard-Auror Alastor ‘Mad-Eye’ Moody of the fourth, fifth and seventh Harry Potter series. Son Brendan, Donal Gleeson (Domhnall Gleeson), appeared in the film ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I’ (‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1’) and ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II’ (‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ‘), which depicted the red-haired Bill Weasley.
In 2006, Gleason received a major role in the short film ‘six-shooter’ (‘Six Shooter’), with a touch of comedy and drama. This painting won the Oscar. Written and directed by ‘a six’ was Martin McDonagh (Martin McDonagh), who also directed the film ‘In Bruges’ in 2008. Crime drama ‘In Bruges’ helped Gleason climb even higher in the eyes of critics and earned him several nominations, including his first nomination for Golden Globe. Gleeson gave his voice to the abbot Kellahu in the cartoon ‘The Secret of Kells’ (‘The Secret of Kells’), which premiered at the International Film Festival in 2009 Jameson Dublin.
As a director Brendan debut, working on the adaptation of the novel ‘About Waterfowl’ (‘At Swim Two Birds’) Flann O’Brien (Flann O’Brien). For the production of the film came from an Irish company ‘Parallel Pictures’, expecting to spend from the fund of the Irish Film Board (IFB) of about 11 million. Dollars. To the project were connected to Michael Fassbender (Michael Fassbender), Colin Farrell (Colin Farrell), Gabriel Byrne (Gabriel Byrne) and Cillian Murphy (Cillian Murphy). Initially the release was scheduled for 2010. However, in October 2009, Gleason expressed his concern that the budget can be cut down because of the unstable state of the Irish economy, and then the project will sink into oblivion. In July 2011, the Gleason announced that the issue of funding resolved.
Gleason is married to Mary Weldon (Mary Weldon) from 1982. He has four sons. Two of them, and Donal Breen (Br?ain), and actors.
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