Brían F. O'Byrne

Brían F. O'Byrne

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    • May 16th, 1967
Brían Francis O'Byrne (born 16 May 1967) is an Irish actor who works mostly in the United States. He was born in Mullagh, County Cavan.  O'Byrne first attracted notice for his performances in the Martin McDonagh plays The Beauty Queen of Leenane (1996) as Pato Dooley (for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play) and The Lonesome West (1997). He is known for taking on serious and dramatic roles, such as a serial killer in Frozen (1998) (for which he won a Tony Award) and a priest accused of child molestation in Doubt (2004), for which he received a Tony nomination. O'Byrne also appeared as a priest in the 2004 film Million Dollar Baby. In May 2007, O'Byrne was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as Alexander Herzen in Tom Stoppard's 2002 trilogy The Coast of Utopia. In 2011, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his performance in Mildred Pierce as Bert Pierce.


Acting (26 Credits)

2020My Salinger Year as Hugh
2020Sergio as Gil
2020Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector as The Bone Collector
2019Hatton Garden as Basil
2019Hatton Garden as Basil
2018Nightflyers as Auggie
2017Little Boy Blue as Steve Jones
2015Aquarius (2015) as Ken Karn
2015Saints & Strangers as John Billington
2014Jimmy's Hall as Commander O'Keefe
2014Queen & Country as RSM Digby
2011Mildred Pierce as Bert Pierce
2011Prime Suspect (US) as Reg Duffy
2010Love/Hate as Inpector Mick Moynihan
2009The International as The Consultant
2009Brooklyn's Finest as Ronny Rosario
2009FlashForward as Aaron Stark
2007No Reservations as Sean
2007Before the Devil Knows You're Dead as Bobby Lasorda
2006Bug as Dr. Sweet
2004Million Dollar Baby as Father Horvak
2003Easy as Mick McCabe
2003Intermission as Mick
2001Disco Pigs as Gerry
2001Bandits as Darill Miller
2000An Everlasting Piece as George


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