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Aidan Gillen

Actor
Born April 24, 1968 (56 years)
Aidan Murphy (born 24 April 1968), better known as Aidan Gillen, is an Irish actor. He is the recipient of three Irish Film & Television Awards and has been nominated for a British Academy Television Award, a British Independent Film Award, and a Tony Award.

On television, he played Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (1999–2000), Tommy Carcetti in the HBO series The Wire (2004–2008), John Boy in the RTÉ series Love/Hate (2010–2011), Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2017), and Dr. J. Allen Hynek in The History Channel's Project Blue Book (2019–2020). Gillen also featured as Aberama Gold in the BBC TV drama series “Peaky Blinders” 2017-2019. In 2021, he appeared in the crime dramas Mayor of Kingstown and Kin.

His film roles include Miles Jackson in 12 Rounds (2009), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Janson in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), Robert in The Lovers (2017), Queen's manager John Reid in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), and Jack Blackwell in Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021). He also provided the voice and motion capture for Paul Serene in the 2016 video game Quantum Break.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Blitz
  • Wake Wood
  • Love/Hate
  • The Last Detective
  • Rose Plays Julie
  • Beneath the Harvest Sky
  • Still
  • Scrapper
Known For
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
  • Blitz
  • Shanghai Knights
  • Calvary
  • 12 Rounds
  • Those Who Wish Me Dead
  • Project Blue Book
  • Sing Street
  • Wake Wood
  • Queer as Folk
  • Kin
  • Mayor of Kingstown
  • Shadow Dancer
  • Blackout
  • The Lovers
  • Circle of Friends
  • Quantum Break
  • Some Mother's Son
  • Still
  • Game of Thrones Conquest & Rebellion: An Animated History of the Seven Kingdoms
  • You're Ugly Too
  • Barber
  • Identity

Filmography

2023
Dance First · as James Joyce
2023
Barber · as Valentine Barber
2022
That Dirty Black Bag (TV Series) · as Butler
2021
Mayor of Kingstown (TV Series) · as Milo Sunter
2021
Chicago Party Aunt (TV Series) · as Cast
2021
2021
Kin (TV Series) · as Frank Kinsella
2021
Those Who Wish Me Dead · as Jack Blackwell
2019
2019
Project Blue Book (TV Series) · as Dr. Allen Hynek
2018
Bohemian Rhapsody · as John Reid
2018
Dave Allen at Peace · as Dave Allen
2018
2017
2017
The Lovers · as Robert
2017
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword · as William "goosefat Bill"
2017
2017
Urban Myths (TV Series) · as Timothy Leary
2016
Further Beyond · as Ambrosio O'higgins
2016
Quantum Break (TV Series) · as Paul Serene
2016
Sing Street · as Robert Lawlor
2015
2015
You're Ugly Too · as Will
2015
Charlie (2015) (TV Series) · as Charles J. Haughey
2014
Still · as Carver
2014
Ambition · as Master
2014
Calvary · as Dr. Frank Harte
2013
Mister John · as Gerry Devine
2013
Peaky Blinders (TV Series) · as Aberama Gold
2013
2013
2013
2013
Mayday (2013) (TV Series) · as Everett Newcombe
2013
The Good Man · as Michael
2012
Shadow Dancer · as Gerry
2012
2012
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Invitation to the Set · as Petyr 'littlefinger' Baelish
2011
Blitz · as Barry Weiss
2011
Game of Thrones (TV Series) · as Petyr 'littlefinger' Baelish
2011
Making of Game of Thrones · as Petyr 'littlefinger' Baelish
2010
Treacle Jr. · as Aiden
2010
Thorne: Scaredycat · as Phil Hendricks
2010
Thorne (TV Series) · as Phil Hendricks
2010
Love/Hate (TV Series) · as John Boy Power
2010
Identity (TV Series) · as Di John Bloom
2009
Wake Wood · as Patrick
2009
Freefall · as Gus
2009
12 Rounds · as Miles Jackson
2008
Blackout · as Karl
2005
2005
Trouble with Sex · as Conor
2005
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series) · as Jimmy Colby
2003
Burning the Bed · as Stephen
2003
The Last Detective (TV Series) · as Steve Fallon
2003
Shanghai Knights · as Lord Nelson Rathbone
2003
Photo Finish · as Joe Wilde
2002
The Final Curtain · as Dave Turner
2002
The Wire (TV Series) · as Tommy Carcetti
2001
My Kingdom · as Puttnam
2001
Dice (2001) (TV Series) · as Glenn Taylor
2000
The Low Down · as Frank
2000
Lorna Doone · as Carver Doone
2000
Lorna Doone (TV Series) · as Carver Doone
2000
The Darkling · as Jeff Obold
2000
The Second Death · as Pool Player
1999
Buddy Boy · as Francis
1999
Queer as Folk (TV Series) · as Stuart Alan Jones
1997
Venice Report · as Baby
1997
Mojo · as Baby
1997
1996
Some Mother's Son · as Gerard Quigley
1995
Circle of Friends · as Aidan Lynch
1992
An Ungentlemanly Act · as Marine Wilcox
1989
Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series) · as Amyas Crale
1988
The Courier · as Prostitute Boy
1988
The Play on One (TV Series) · as Harry
1987
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne · as Youth At Liquor Store (as Aiden Murphy)
1986
Screenplay (1986) (TV Series) · as Gypo
1984
The Bill (TV Series) · as Jeff Barratt

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