Brendan Gleeson

1955 - Today

Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor and film director. He is the recipient of three IFTA Awards, two BIFA Awards, and an Emmy Award and has been nominated twice for a BAFTA Award and twice for a Golden Globe Award. He is best known for his performance as Alastor Moody in the Harry Potter films from (2005–2010), and for his supporting roles in films such as Braveheart (1995), Michael Collins (1996), Gangs of New York (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), Troy (2004), The Smurfs 2 (2013), Suffragette (2015), Paddington 2 (2018), and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), as well as leading roles in films such as In Bruges (2008), The Guard (2011), The Grand Seduction (2013), and Calvary (2014). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brendan Gleeson has received more than 6,256,665 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 688th most popular actor.

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  • 58.31

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Brendan Gleeson ranks 684 out of 8,832Before him are Eva Marie Saint, Katharina Schratt, Margot Robbie, Robert Powell, Mistinguett, and Kenny Baker. After him are Gabriel Byrne, Héctor Elizondo, Ray Liotta, Laurence Fishburne, Bernard Lee, and Walter Brennan.

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Among people born in 1955, Brendan Gleeson ranks 41Before him are Martin Schulz, Jeff Koons, Shoko Asahara, Héctor Cúper, Gary Sinise, and Roland Emmerich. After him are François Cluzet, Ante Gotovina, Lena Olin, José Antonio Camacho, Zucchero Fornaciari, and Billy Idol.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Brendan Gleeson ranks 46 out of 366Before him are Ethel Voynich (1864), Saint Gall (550), Richard Cantillon (1680), Maureen O'Hara (1920), John Tyndall (1820), and Rory Gallagher (1948). After him are Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bernard Lee (1908), Dolores O'Riordan (1971), John Toland (1670), Brian Boru (941), and Thomas Moore (1779).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Brendan Gleeson ranks 8Before him are Michael Gambon (1940), Pierce Brosnan (1953), Richard Harris (1930), Katie McGrath (1983), Lola Montez (1821), and Maureen O'Hara (1920). After him are Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bernard Lee (1908), Cillian Murphy (1976), Colin Farrell (1976), David Kelly (1929), and Maureen O'Sullivan (1911).