Glen Hansard
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Glen Hansard

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Birthday
21, 1970
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Folk singer and actor who makes up half of the duo The Swell Season alongside Marketa Irglova. He and Marketa composed the music and starred in the 2007 Irish musical film Once in 2007, winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Falling Slowly."

Before Fame

He dropped out of school when he was 13 and began performing music on the streets of Dublin.

Trivia

His first solo album Rhythm and Repose peaked at #21 on the US Billboard chart in 2012.

Family Life

He was born in Ballymun, Ireland.

Associated With

He appeared in the 1991 comedy The Commitmens, directed by Alan Parker.

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