Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor and writer who was first recognized for his role as Bill Weasley in Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2, alongside his father Brendan Gleeson who played Alastor Moody. He has also earned fame for appearances in four Oscar-nominated films, Caleb Smith in Ex Machina, Jim Farrell in Brooklyn, Captain Andrew Henry in The Revenant, and General Hux in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He has won three IFTA awards for his roles in When Harvey Bob Met, Anna Karenina and Frank.
Actor, Writer, Voice Actor
Anniversary / Date of birth
Domhnall Gleeson was born on May 12, 1983 in Dublin, Ireland.
He is currently 35 years old.
Sign of the sun
Domhnall attended Malahide Community School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Arts from the Dublin Institute of Technology.
- Father – Brendan Gleeson (Actor)
- Mother – Marie (nee Weldon) Gleeson
- Brothers and sisters – Brian Gleeson (younger brother) (Actor), Fergus Gleeson (younger brother), Rory Gleeson (younger brother)
Domhnall prefers to keep his privacy away from the media. However, he had romantic relationships with Juliette Bonas, an Irish producer, in the past.
- In feet – 6 feet 1 inch
- In centimeters – 185 cm
- In meters – 1.85m
- In kilograms – 77 kg
- In pounds – 170 lbs
Domhnall Gleeson began his acting career in 2005 when he was chosen to play the role of Bernard in Stephen Bradley’s horror-comedy film, Boy Eats Girl.
Previously, he played alongside his father in Martin McDonagh’s Short Shooter in 2004, which won the Academy Award for Best Short Film.
Her notable appearances in the film include Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Shadow Dancer, Anna Karenina, About Time, Frank, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Revenant, Ex Machina, and The Little Stranger.
Gleeson first appeared on television in 2001, playing Bryne in an episode of the British television drama series Rebel Heart.
He has also appeared in television series such as The Last Furlong, Your Bad Self and Earth’s Greatest Shows.
Gleeson has been acclaimed by critics and has won numerous awards for his portrayal of Bill Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2, published in 2010 and 2011.
Domhnall Gleeson Favorites
- London’s favorite places – The beach and the pink house
- Richard Curtis’s Favorite Movie – Notting Hill (1999)
Fortune of Domhnall Gleeson
Gleeson has a net worth of $ 7 million, according to media reports.
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Facts Domhnall Gleeson
At school, he played in the school productions of Grease and King Lear. After graduating from university, he began appearing both in the cinema and on stage.
In 2007, appeared in theatrical productions an adaptation of Hugh Leonard’s Great Expectations by Charles Dickens; and a rebirth of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, which earned him the nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Irish Times Irish Theater Awards.
Gleeson was named one of the shooting stars of 2011 at the Berlin International Film Festival.
He and his father are big fans of the English Aston Villa football team.
Gleeson won the 2011 Ifta Best Actor Award for his performance in the television movie When Harvey Met Bob.
He has appeared in Oscar-nominated films such as Brooklyn, Ex Machina, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Revenant.
In 2015, he won the Irish Film and Television Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the movie Frank.