Domhnall Gleeson

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  • Name: Domhnall Gleeson ( Domhnall Gleeson )
  • Date of birth: 12 may 1983
  • Age: 33 years
  • Place of birth: Dublin, Ireland
  • Height: 185
  • Activities: actor, Director, screenwriter, writer
  • Marital status: not married

    Domhnall Gleeson biography

    Domhnall Gleeson was born in the Irish capital Dublin. His father Brendan Gleeson is a famous British actor. Mother Mary Weldon engaged in housekeeping and raising children, which in a family of four. After the elder Donal were born his brothers, Fergus, Brian and Ruairi.

    Domhnall Gleeson was attending public school in Malahide, a suburb of Dublin, after which 4 years was a student at the Dublin Institute of technology. Graduated in 2004 with a bachelor of Humanities.

    First Donal had planned to become a scriptwriter, but to no avail, though later, he would write lyrics for the television movie «Immaturity for charity» and the short film «Noreen», which he will direct.

    He then tried himself as a theater actor. There he waited for more success. Gleason played in many productions, and for his starring role in the play «the Lieutenant of the Isle of Inishmore» in 2006 was even nominated for the main theatrical award «Tony».


    In the movie, domhnall Gleeson debuted in 2004. Although it was only a short film «Sixshot», but the actor once acted in the lead role. A year later he starred in the short film «Star» in the teen Comedy horror film «Boys eat girls,» and also took part in 3 episodes of the Irish Comedy series «the Last Furlong». In 2006 came the sports Comedy «the Stallions» in which Donal plays along with his father.

    After a three year break due to a theatre tour, actor returns to the set. He plays a minor role in the drama «the year of the dog», a crime Comedy «Perrier Bounty» and involved in the shooting of two short films «Corduroy» and «what will survive of us.»

    Following the 2010 year was much more fruitful. First, he starred in episodes of the dystopian «never let me go» and the Western «true grit», then played the title role in the TV movie «When Harvey met Bob», for which he received the prize of the Alliance of independent cinema and television. At the end of the same year he published the first part of the film adaptation of the last book of JK Rowling’s «Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows» in which domhnall Gleeson played the role of a werewolf bitten bill Weasley. In the movie, he again played with his father, who appeared in the guise of mad-Eye Moody. He also starred in the final film of the Saga about Harry Potter.

    In 2012, the actor took part in filming sci-Fi Thriller «Judge Dredd 3D» and the film adaptation of the famous novel by Leo Tolstoy «Anna Karenina» played the role of Konstantin Levin, which won the prize at the Irish film and television. In 2013, he played the lead role of a time traveler Tim Lake in romantic melodrama «boyfriend from the future» appeared in the series «be right back» in the popular British series «Black mirror».

    In 2014, Gleason played the title role in the Comedy «Frank», which again received the award for Irish film and television, and was on the sidelines in the war drama, «Unbroken».

    The last work of the actor is a minor character in the historical drama «Brooklyn», the main role in the sci-Fi film «the car», Thriller, «Survivor», as well as the continuation of the cult Saga «Star wars: the force awakens,» in which domhnall Gleeson plays one of the commanders of the «First order» General Hacks.

    Personal life

    Despite his 32 years, domhnall Gleeson has never been married. He also conceals his romantic adventures, although some of them become public. Thus, it became known that he had a short romance with actress Rachel McAdams, who was his partner in the film «Boyfriend from the future». Now the actor is Dating Irish producer Juliette Bionnassay.

    Domhnall Gleeson along with his father is an ardent fan of football club Aston Villa. He tries not to miss matches, and one of the happiest days in my life believes April 19, 2015, when his favorite team sensationally beat favourite Liverpool in the FA Cup final and became the winner of the honorary trophy.


    • 2006 — Stallions
    • 2010 When Harvey met Bob
    • 2010 — true grit
    • 2010 — Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 1
    • 2011 — Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 2
    • 2012 — Anna Karenina
    • 2013 — boyfriend from the future
    • 2014 — Unbroken
    • 2015 — Out of the car
    • 2015 — Star wars: the force awakens


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