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Brendan Gleeson

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Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) 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, five times for a Golden Globe Award and once for an Academy Award. In 2020, he was listed at number 18 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brendan Gleeson has received more than 10,575,010 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Brendan Gleeson is the 695th most popular actor (up from 740th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 51st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Irish Actor.

Brendan Gleeson is most famous for his role as Mad-Eye Moody in the Harry Potter series, and as Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter films.

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  • 11M

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  • 60.43

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Brendan Gleeson ranks 695 out of 9,996Before him are Takashi Shimura, André Antoine, Cléo de Mérode, John Payne, James Garner, and Annette Bening. After him are Shelley Duvall, Dean Reed, Lale Andersen, Bernard Hill, Mistinguett, and Kelly McGillis.

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Among people born in 1955, Brendan Gleeson ranks 47Before him are Katalin Karikó, Egils Levits, J. K. Simmons, Shoko Asahara, Martin Schulz, and Billy Idol. After him are François Cluzet, Haitham bin Tariq, Yuriy Sedykh, Eddie Van Halen, Richard Schiff, and Olga Korbut.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Brendan Gleeson ranks 45 out of 501Before him are Eileen Gray (1878), Iris Murdoch (1919), Dolores O'Riordan (1971), Bertie Ahern (1951), Columba (521), and Causantín mac Cináeda (836). After him are Richard Cantillon (1680), Ethel Voynich (1864), John Tyndall (1820), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Harald Gille (1103), and Ernest Walton (1903).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Brendan Gleeson ranks 7Before him are Michael Gambon (1940), Pierce Brosnan (1953), Richard Harris (1930), Lola Montez (1821), Cillian Murphy (1976), and Gabriel Byrne (1950). After him are Maureen O'Hara (1920), David Kelly (1929), Colin Farrell (1976), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), and Brenda Fricker (1945).

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