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Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brendan Brosnan, OBE (16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist who holds Irish and American citizenship. After leaving school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration, but trained at the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele (1982–87). After Remington Steele, Brosnan took the lead in many films such as Dante's Peak and The Thomas Crown Affair. In 1995, he became the fifth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in the official film series, starring in four films between 1995 and 2002. He also provided his voice and likeness to Bond in the 2004 video game James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing. Since playing Bond, he has starred in such successes as The Matador (nominated for a Golden Globe, 2005), Mamma Mia! (National Movie Award, 2008), and The Ghost Writer (2010). In 1996, along with Beau St. Clair, Brosnan formed Irish DreamTime, a Los Angeles-based production company. In later years, he has become known for his charitable work and environmental activism. He was married to Australian actress Cassandra Harris from 1980 until her death in 1991. He married American journalist and author Keely Shaye Smith in 2001, becoming an American citizen in 2004.

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May 16, 1953 In Navan - Co. Meath - Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Black Adam 2022-10-19
Known For
Poster of The World's End
Poster of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Poster of Die Another Day
Movie Black Adam Dr. Fate / Kent Nelson 2022-10-19
Movie The King's Daughter King Louis XIV 2022-01-21
Movie The Misfits Richard Pace 2021-06-03
Movie False Positive Dr. John Hindle 2021-06-18
Series Jack B. Yeats: The Man who Painted Ireland Narrator 2021-10-21
Movie Cinderella King Rowan 2021-09-03
Movie Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Erick Erickssong 2020-06-26
Movie Final Score Dimitri 2018-09-07
Movie Spinning Man Malloy 2018-04-06
Movie Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Sam 2018-07-09
Series The Son Eli McCullough 2017-04-08
Movie The Foreigner Liam Hennessy 2017-09-28
Movie The Only Living Boy in New York Ethan Webb 2017-07-27
Movie Urge The Man 2016-02-14
Movie I.T. Mike Regan 2016-09-09
Movie Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage Self 2016-12-30
Movie Good Fortune Self 2016-09-22
Movie Survivor Nash 2015-05-21
Movie Some Kind of Beautiful Richard Haig 2015-07-16
Movie No Escape Hammond 2015-08-26
Movie A Christmas Star Mr. Shepherd 2015-12-29
Movie The Love Punch Richard Jones 2014-01-13
Movie A Long Way Down Martin Sharp 2014-03-20
Movie The November Man Peter H. Devereaux 2014-08-27
Movie I Am Steve McQueen Self 2014-06-24
Movie Lennon or McCartney Self (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie The World's End Guy Shepherd 2013-07-18
Movie Love Is All You Need Philip 2012-09-04
Movie Top Gear: 50 Years of Bond Cars Self 2012-10-29
Movie Everything or Nothing Self 2012-10-05
Movie Jane's Journey Himself 2011-09-06
Movie Salvation Boulevard Dan Day 2011-07-15
Movie I Don't Know How She Does It Jack Abelhammer 2011-09-16
Series Bag of Bones Mike Noonan 2011-12-11
Movie Oceans Narrator (voice) 2010-01-22
Movie Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Mr. Brunner / Chiron 2010-02-01
Movie Remember Me Charles Hawkins 2010-03-11
Movie The Ghost Writer Adam Lang 2010-02-12
Series Running Wilde Wilde 2010-09-21
Movie The Greatest Allen Brewer 2009-01-17
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Birthing Mamma Mia! self 2008-12-31
Movie Mamma Mia! Sam Carmichael 2008-07-03
Movie Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery - The Movie Narrator (US & UK) (voice) 2008-07-05
Movie Butterfly on a Wheel Tom Ryan 2007-07-27
Movie Married Life Richard Langley 2007-09-12
Series Davina Unknown 2006-02-15
Movie Building a Better Bond 2006-01-01
Movie Bloody Business: Making The Long Good Friday Himself 2006-04-04
Movie Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Self 2006-06-13
Movie The Grand Finale Narrator 2006-11-26
Movie Seraphim Falls Gideon 2006-09-13
Movie The Matador Julian Noble 2005-05-12
Movie Laws of Attraction Daniel Rafferty 2004-04-04
Movie After the Sunset Max Burdett 2004-11-12
Movie American Ballet Theatre: The Dream Himself - Host 2004-04-21
Movie Deep Blue Narrator 2003-05-18
Series Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Christmas from Hollywood Self (archive footage) 2003-11-13
Series Ozzy & Drix Unknown 2002-09-14
Movie Shaken and Stirred on Ice Self 2002-01-01
Movie Evelyn Desmond Doyle 2002-09-30
Movie Die Another Day James Bond 2002-11-17
Movie Best Ever Bond Self / James Bond 2002-11-22
Movie Die Another Day: From Script to Screen Self 2002-11-20
Movie Bond Girls Are Forever James Bond (archive footage) (uncredited) 2002-11-06
Movie The Tailor of Panama Andrew "Andy" Osnard 2001-03-30
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie Now Pay Attention 007: A Tribute to Actor Desmond Llewelyn Himself 2000-01-22
Movie James Bond Down River 2000-02-26
Movie Dolphins Narrator (voice) 2000-04-14
Movie The Thomas Crown Affair Thomas Crown 1999-08-06
Movie Grey Owl Grey Owl 1999-10-01
Movie The Match John MacGhee 1999-08-13
Movie The World Is Not Enough James Bond 1999-11-17
Movie The James Bond Story himself 1999-10-09
Movie Highly Classified: The World of 007 1998-01-01
Movie Getting Close to the Show Self 1998-02-10
Movie Quest for Camelot King Arthur (voice) 1998-05-15
Movie The Nephew Joe Brady 1998-08-28
Movie Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe 1997-05-12
Movie The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson Himself 1997-07-25
Movie Dante's Peak Harry Dalton 1997-02-07
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Tomorrow Never Dies James Bond 1997-12-11
Movie The Secrets of 007 1997-12-04
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Muppets Tonight Unknown 1996-03-08
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-08-21
Series Clive Anderson All Talk Unknown 1996-10-06
Movie Mars Attacks! Donald Kessler 1996-12-12
Movie The Mirror Has Two Faces Alex 1996-11-15
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Night Watch Michael 'Mike' Graham 1995-10-04
Movie GoldenEye James Bond 1995-11-16
Movie In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross Himself / James Bond 1995-12-10
Series The Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Movie Goldeneye: The Secret Files 1995-12-26
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Don't Talk to Strangers Patrick Brody 1994-08-11
Movie Love Affair Ken Allen 1994-10-21
Movie Death Train Michael 'Mike' Graham 1993-04-14
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Entangled Patrick Garavan 1993-12-03
Movie The Broken Chain Sir William Johnson 1993-11-11
Movie Mrs. Doubtfire Stu 1993-11-24
Movie The Lawnmower Man Dr. Lawrence Angelo 1992-03-05
Movie Live Wire Danny O'Neill 1992-09-03
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Heritage Minutes Archie Grey Owl 1991-03-31
Movie Murder 101 Charles Lattimore 1991-03-20
Movie Victim Of Love Paul Tomlinson 1991-05-05
Movie Mister Johnson Harry Rudbeck 1990-09-08
Series Around the World in 80 Days Phileas Fogg 1989-04-16
Movie The Heist Neil Skinner 1989-09-16
Series Noble House Ian Dunross 1988-02-21
Movie Taffin Mark Taffin 1988-02-26
Movie The Deceivers William Savage 1988-09-02
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie The Fourth Protocol Valeri Petrofsky / James Edward Ross 1987-02-24
Movie Nomads Pommier 1986-03-07
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985-03-10
Series Thomas & Friends 1984-10-09
Movie The Silly Season Dennis 1982-02-09
Series Nancy Astor Robert Gould Shaw 1982-02-10
Series Remington Steele Remington Steele 1982-10-01
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series The Manions of America Rory O'Manion 1981-09-30
Movie Murphy's Stroke Edward O'Grady 1980-05-21
Movie Carpathian Eagle Last Victim 1980-11-08
Series Hammer House of Horror Unknown 1980-09-13
Movie The Mirror Crack'd Actor playing 'Jamie' (uncredited) 1980-09-19
Movie The Long Good Friday 1st Irishman 1980-11-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18