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Brendan Gleeson

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Birthday
29, 1955
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland

About

Dublin-born actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Professor Alastor 'Mad­ Eye' Moody in the Harry Potter films. His other famous films include Gangs of New YorkIn Bruges, Mission: Impossible II, Troy, and 28 Days Later.

Before Fame

He worked as a teacher in Dublin, Ireland. He debuted in Dear Sarah as Brendan Dowd.

Trivia

He made his movie debut in Mel Gibson's Braveheart, which was about Scotland's war for independence.

Family Life

He married Mary Gleeson in 1982. The couple has four sons: Brian, Fergus, Rory, and actor Domhnall Gleeson, who appeared alongside him in the Harry Potter film series. 

Associated With

He grew up idolizing the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett.