Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish writer, actor, and producer who has received international acclaim for his role in the Harry Potter film series in which he played Bill Weasley. In 2014, the famous actor fought with his father at the Irish Film and Television Awards for the prize for the best leading actor in films, but his father, Brendan Gleeson, won the award. Brendan also won the 2015 Award for Best Supporting Actor at the British Independent Film Awards, for which he was nominated along with his son.
After Domhnall graduated from the university with a degree in media arts, the young star went on to direct films and theater, but the temptation of an acting career was so great that he eventually came to direct the mini-series Rebel Heart, which premiered in 2001. He had his fair share of awards and nominations, including a nomination for the 2006 Tony Award for his role in The Lieutenant of Inishmore. He is also a three-time winner of the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Award for his roles in Frank (2014) When Harvey Met Bob (2010) and Anna Karenina (2012).
Domhnall Gleeson Biography, Age
The versatile entertainer was born on May 12, 1983, in Dublin, Ireland. He is the oldest son of Mary Weldon and Brendan Gleeson, a legendary actor. The Irish actor grew up with three brothers – Brian Gleeson, who is a well-known actor, Rory Gleeson, and Fergus Gleeson.
He attended Malahide Community School, where the aspiring entertainer was very active in school productions. He appeared in several school plays, including Grease and King Lear. Domhnall Gleeson went to the Dublin Institute of Technology where he received his bachelor’s degree in media arts.
Domhnall Gleeson Career
The young entertainer began writing and directing after graduating from university. In 2001 he had his first cinema appearance in Rebel Heart, a British TV mini-series. He made his film debut on the set of Six Shooter alongside his father in 2004, the same year Six Shooter won the Academy Award for Best Live-Action Short Film.
Since his screen debut, he has been a popular face on television and has appeared in several films and television series. His popular films include Harry Potter and the Deadly Caves Part 1 & 2, About Time, Ex Machina and The Cashier, Unbroken, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, A Dog Year, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Peter Hare and Never Let Me Go. His popular television series include The Last Furlong, Your Bad Self, Black Mirror, Rebel Heart, and Catastrophe.
Thanks to his growing influence, he has a large number of films in his schedule, several of which are scheduled for release in the coming years.
Height, Weight & Body Stats
The actor and writer have a slender physique with an impressive height of 1.85 m (6 feet 1 inch). He also weighs 77 kg (170 lbs). Further details of his other body statistics are not known to the public.
Family: Father, Mother, Brothers, Wife
Gleeson has worked alongside his father, who is a renowned actor, in several theater projects and films. Another thing he has in common with his father is his love for the English soccer team Aston Villa. As mentioned above, his mother is Mary Gleeson (née Weldon) and he has three siblings.
All his brothers are in one way or another involved in the entertainment industry. Brian is an actor colleague, Rory is a Second Unit Director/Assistant Director, while Fergus is a composer and actor. It’s obvious that creativity and love of the arts run in the family.
Domhnall Gleeson has never been married.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriend
Details about the actor’s love life are practically under wraps, although we are constantly receiving tidbits of information. Although he has never been married, his name has been associated with that of a few women in the past, although no relationship has ever been confirmed. Domhnall prefers to keep his private life away from the media, so the focus is on his career.
Recently his name has been associated with Juliette Bonas, an Irish producer. The rumors began when the duo was seen together, but neither of them felt the need to find confirmation or refutation of the alleged relationship.