Brendan Gleeson

Actor

3/29/1955 (64 years old) Dublin, Ireland

Filmography Facts Awards
  • Is a very talented fiddler, and used to perform as a street musician.
  • Auditioned for the Abbey Theatre when he was 18; the audition went so poorly he decided to abandon acting.
  • Worked as a schoolteacher at Belcamp College for nearly 10 years.
  • Had his breakthrough role in Braveheart as Hamish, William Wallace's childhood friend.