Brian Gleeson

Brian Gleeson

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    • November 14th, 1987
Brian Gleeson is an Irish actor. Gleeson was born in Dublin, the son of actor Brendan Gleeson and his wife Mary (Weldon). He is the brother of actor Domhnall Gleeson and writer Rúairí Gleeson. He grew up in Malahide, Dublin. As a child, he appeared in school plays, before joining the Gaiety's Youth Theatre Company. Gleeson started acting in 2006, first appearing alongside his father in The Tiger's Tail directed by John Boorman, which was filmed the year he completed the Leaving Certificate. In 2010, Gleeson appeared as Hughie in the first season of Love/Hate, and earned a nomination for an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Television) for the role. He also appeared in the Hollywood film The Eagle. He appeared in the 2012 Academy Award nominated film Snow White and the Huntsman. Gleeson portrayed the lead role in Standby opposite Jessica Paré in 2014. The same year, he filmed Tiger Raid, an Iraq War drama; it was released in 2016. Along with his father Brendan and brother Domhnall, Gleeson appeared in the Enda Walsh play The Walworth Farce in early 2015. He starred as Jimmy in the 2016 Irish drama series Rebellion, based on the 1916 Easter Rising.

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Acting (22 Credits)

2021Frank of Ireland as Frank Marron
2019Hellboy as Merlin
2019Resistance (2019) as Jimmy Mahon
2018The Bisexual as Gabe
2017Angela's Christmas as Guard
2017Mother! as Younger Brother
2017Phantom Thread as Dr. Robert Hardy
2017Logan Lucky as Sam Bang
2016Tiger Raid as Joe
2016Assassin's Creed as Young Joseph
2016Rebellion as Jimmy Mahon
2015Stonemouth as Powell Imrie
2014Standby as Alan
2013Stay as Liam
2013The Bachelor Weekend as Simon
2013Coda as Doorman #1 (voice)
2013Life's a Breeze as Hawk Man
2013Quirke as Sinclair
2012Snow White and the Huntsman as Gus
2011The Eagle as Traveller #1
2009Wake Wood as Martin O'Shea
2006The Tiger's Tail as Connor O'Leary


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