Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson

Irish actor
Brendan Gleeson 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 and five times for a Golden Globe Award.Wikipedia
BornMarch 29, 1955
HometownDublin, Ireland
Height6'1" (1.85m)
SpouseMary Weldon (m 1982 - present)
ChildrenDomhnall Gleeson , Brian Gleeson
ParentsFrank Gleeson , Pat Gleeson
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Oscar nominee Kerry Condon: ‘It’s not the sole purpose of my life to turn a man on’

  • When Kerry Condon received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her role as Colin Farrell’s sister, Siobhán, in Martin McDonagh’s tragicomedy The Banshees of Inisherin (she is also Bafta-nominated for the role), the internet went wild. Who was this brilliant, sweary woman, with long chestnut hair and deep-set eyes? Why hadn’t we seen her before?

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Oscar Nominations 2023: Best Supporting Actor

Brendan Gleeson, 'The Banshees of Inisherin'. Brian Tyree Henry, 'Causeway'. Judd Hirsch , 'The Fabelmans'. Barry Keoghan, 'The Banshees of Inisherin'. Ke Huy Quan, 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Atlantic
Atlantic
1h 20min
1975
Riverdance
Riverdance
1h 40min
2021
Captain Morten and the Spider Queen
Captain Morten and the Spider Queen
1h 19min
2018
Pursuit
Pursuit
1h 29min
2015
Song of the Sea
Song of the Sea
PG
1h 34min
2014
So You Want to Be a Pirate!
So You Want to Be a Pirate!
0h 30min
2012
Noreen
Noreen
0h 20min
2010
Studs
Studs
1h 30min
2006
Six Shooter
Six Shooter
0h 27min
2004
The Banshees of Inisherin
The Banshees of Inisherin
R
1h 49min
2022
The Game Changers: Oscar Winning Shorts That Shaped Hollywood
The Game Changers: Oscar Winning Shorts That Shaped Hollywood
2021
The Burren: Heart of Stone
The Burren: Heart of Stone
2021
The Comey Rule
The Comey Rule
3h 30min
2020
Frankie
Frankie
PG-13
1h 38min
2019
Hampstead
Hampstead
PG-13
1h 43min
2019
State of the Union
State of the Union
0h 10min
2019
Mr. Mercedes
Mr. Mercedes
2018
Mr. Mercedes
Mr. Mercedes
TV-MA
1h
2017
Alone in Berlin
Alone in Berlin
R
1h 43min
2017
Assassin's Creed
Assassin's Creed
PG-13
1h 56min
2016
Trespass Against Us
Trespass Against Us
R
1h 40min
2016
The Secret of Kells
The Secret of Kells
1h 18min
2009
In the Heart of the Sea
In the Heart of the Sea
PG-13
1h 56min
2015
Suffragette
Suffragette
PG-13
1h 46min
2015

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2023British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Supporting RoleThe Banshees of InisherinNominated
2023Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe Banshees of InisherinNominated
2023Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleThe Banshees of InisherinNominated
2023Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Banshees of InisherinNominated
2023Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe Banshees of InisherinNominated