Born on March 29, 1955
From Dublin, Ireland
Brendan Gleeson as "Sergeant Gerry Boyle"
A vulgar Irish cop (Brendan Gleeson) and a straight-laced American FBI agent (Don Cheadle) uncover police corruption among the former's superiors while probing a drug-trafficking ring.
|Golden Globe (2011)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|
Brendan Gleeson as "Winston Churchill"
From 1940-1945, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Brendan Gleeson) leads his country against Nazi aggression.
|Golden Globe (2010)||Nominated||Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television|
|Emmy (Primetime) (2009)||Won||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie|
Brendan Gleeson as "Ken"
After a particularly difficult job, hit men Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson) head to Belgium to hide out until things cool down. Ray hates the medieval city they land in, but Ken finds its beauty and peacefulness enchanting. Their experiences become increasingly surreal and possibly life-changing as they encounter tourists, locals, an American dwarf and a potential romance for Ray.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)||Nominated||Supporting Actor|
|Golden Globe (2008)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|