Brendan Gleeson

Full Name Brendan Gleeson
Birth Date 29 March 1955
Birth Place Dublin, Ireland
Height 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)

Brendan Gleeson plays Alistor Mad-Eye Moody in The Goblet of Fire, the Order of the Phoenix and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.

He was born on March 29, 1955 in Dublin. From a young age he started performing and after his education he was invited to audition for the Royal Shakespear Company in Stratford upon Avon. He then spend some years on the stage before he decided to audition (at the age of 35) for movies in the UK.

Before Harry Potter he played some impressive roles in Braveheart, Troy, Cold Mountain, 28 Days Later, Mission Impossible II, Gangs of New York, AI, and The General for which he won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award.

His son Domhnall played Bill Weasley in both Deathly Hallows movies.

 

Websites

Brandon Gleeson on Wikipedia
Biography, an overview of all his work and many more links to Awards and Nominations and full filmography.
Brendan Gleeson on IMDb
Overview of all movies, trivia and more.

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