Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson 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 and five times for a Golden Globe Award. In 2020, he was listed at number 18 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. He is the father of actors Domhnall Gleeson and Brian Gleeson. He is best known for his performance as Alastor Moody in the Harry Potter films. He is also known for his supporting roles in films such as Braveheart, Michael Collins, 28 Days Later, Gangs of New York, Cold Mountain, Troy, Suffragette, Paddington 2, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and The Tragedy of Macbeth. He is also known for his leading roles in films such as The General, In Bruges, The Guard, Calvary, Frankie, and The Banshees of Inisherin. He won an Primetime Emmy Award in 2009 for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the television film Into the Storm.

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