Domhnall Gleeson

Active - 2005 - 2020  |   Born - May 12, 1983 in Dublin, Ireland  |   Genres - Comedy, Crime, Drama

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  • In 2007, appeared in stage productions of a Hugh Leonard adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations; and a revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, which earned him a Best Supporting Actor nomination at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards.
  • Has written and directed several short films, including What Will Survive of Us (2009) and Noreen (2010); brother Brian was in both, and father, Brendan, was in the latter.
  • Named one of 2011's Shooting Stars at the Berlin International Film Festival.
  • Played Bill Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 1 (2010) and Part 2 (2011); father, Brendan, was also in Part 1 as Alastor Moody. 
  • At Irish Film & Television Awards in 2011, won for Actor in a Lead Role, playing musician-activist Bob Geldof in the TV biopic When Harvey Met Bob (2010), as well as the Rising Star Award; and in 2013 won for Supporting Actor in Anna Karenina (2012).