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Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left the household when Pierce was a child and although... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 19 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The World Is Not Enough
Tomorrow Never Dies
Tomorrow Never Dies James Bond
GoldenEye James Bond
Mamma Mia!


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 2018 Final Score (post-production)
 2018 The King's Daughter (completed)
King Louis XIV
 2018 Spinning Man
 2017-2018 The Son (TV Series)
Eli McCullough
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... Eli McCullough
- Scalps (2017) ... Eli McCullough
- The Prophecy (2017) ... Eli McCullough
- Honey Hunt (2017) ... Eli McCullough
- Marriage Bond (2017) ... Eli McCullough
 2017 The Foreigner
Liam Hennessy
 2016 I.T.
Mike Regan
 2016 Urge
The Man
 2015 A Christmas Star
Mr. Shepherd
 2015/I No Escape
 2015/I Survivor
 2014/II Some Kind of Beautiful
 2014 The November Man
Peter Devereaux
 2014 A Long Way Down
 2013 The Love Punch
 2013 The World's End
Guy Shepherd
 2012 Den skaldede frisør
 2011 Bag of Bones (TV Mini-Series)
Mike Noonan
- Part 2 (2011) ... Mike Noonan
- Part 1 (2011) ... Mike Noonan
 2011 I Don't Know How She Does It
Jack Abelhammer
 2011 Salvation Boulevard
Dan Day
 2010 Remember Me
Charles Hawkins
 2010 The Ghost Writer
Adam Lang
 2009 The Greatest
Allen Brewer
 2008 Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery - The Movie
Narrator (UK & US) (voice)
 2008 Mamma Mia!
 2007 Married Life
Richard Langley
 2007 Shattered
Tom Ryan
 2006 Seraphim Falls
 2005 The Matador
Julian Noble
 2004 After the Sunset
Max Burdett
 2004 Laws of Attraction
Daniel Rafferty
 2003 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (Video Game)
James Bond (voice)
 2002 Die Another Day
James Bond
 2002 Evelyn
Desmond Doyle
 2001 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Pierce Brosnan
- Treehouse of Horror XII (2001) ... Pierce Brosnan (voice)
 2001 The Tailor of Panama
 1999 The World Is Not Enough
James Bond
 1999 Grey Owl
Archie Grey Owl
 1999 The Match
John MacGhee
 1999 The Thomas Crown Affair
Thomas Crown
 1998 Quest for Camelot
King Arthur (voice)
 1998 The Nephew
Joe Brady
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
James Bond
 1997 Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe
 1997 Dante's Peak
Harry Dalton
 1996 Mars Attacks!
Professor Donald Kessler
 1996 The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson
Pierce Brosnan
 1995 GoldenEye
James Bond
 1995 Detonator II: Night Watch (TV Movie)
Mike Graham
 1994 Love Affair
Ken Allen
 1994 Don't Talk to Strangers (TV Movie)
Patrick Brody
 1993 The Broken Chain (TV Movie)
Sir William Johnson
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
 1993 Detonator (TV Movie)
Mike Graham
 1993 Entangled
 1992 Live Wire
Danny O'Neill
 1992 The Lawnmower Man
Dr. Lawrence Angelo
 1992 Running Wilde (TV Movie)
 1991 Victim of Love (TV Movie)
Paul Tomlinson
 1991 Heritage Minutes (TV Series)
Archie Grey Owl
- Grey Owl ... Archie Grey Owl
 1991 Murder 101 (TV Movie)
Charles Lattimore
 1990 Mister Johnson
Harry Rudbeck
 1989 The Heist (TV Movie)
Neil Skinner
 1989 Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini-Series)
Phileas Fogg
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Phileas Fogg
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Phileas Fogg
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Phileas Fogg
 1988 The Deceivers
William Savage
 1988 Taffin
 1988 Noble House (TV Mini-Series)
Ian Dunross
- Part IV (1988) ... Ian Dunross
- Part III (1988) ... Ian Dunross
- Part II (1988) ... Ian Dunross
- Part I (1988) ... Ian Dunross
 1987 The Fourth Protocol
Valeri Petrofsky / James Edward Ross
 1982-1987 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Remington Steele / Ben Pearson
- Steeled with a Kiss: Part 2 (1987) ... Remington Steele
- Steeled with a Kiss: Part 1 (1987) ... Remington Steele
- Steele Hanging in There: Part 2 (1987) ... Remington Steele
- Steele Hanging in There: Part 1 (1987) ... Remington Steele
- The Steele That Wouldn't Die: Part 2 (1987) ... Remington Steele
 1986 Nomads
Jean Charles Pommier
 1982 Nancy Astor (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Gould Shaw
- Scandals (1982) ... Robert Gould Shaw
- Mr and Mrs Shaw (1982) ... Robert Gould Shaw
- The Gentleman from Boston (1982) ... Robert Gould Shaw
- The Longhornes of Virginia (1982) ... Robert Gould Shaw
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
- The Silly Season (1982) ... Dennis
 1981 The Manions of America (TV Mini-Series)
Rory O'Manion
- Part III (1981) ... Rory O'Manion
- Part II (1981) ... Rory O'Manion
- Part I (1981) ... Rory O'Manion
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Actor playing 'Jamie' (uncredited)
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series)
Last Victim
- Carpathian Eagle (1980) ... Last Victim
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
Radio Man
- Blood Sports (1980) ... Radio Man
 1980 The Long Good Friday
1st Irishman
 1980 Murphy's Stroke (TV Movie)
Donnelly / Edward O'Grady
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I have a strong faith, being Catholic Irish, that has been maintained throughout my life. I enjoy the ritual of church, prayer. I'm not consistent in it, but it's within me. The dark times and the troubles , they'll come regardless. You just hope you have the strength and courage toad address them and endure. See more »


Director Chris Columbus is a big James Bond fan and he was crushed when Brosnan didn't get cast when he was offered the part during the making of Remington Steele (1982) but they wouldn't release him from his contract. When they worked together in Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Columbus told Brosnan he'd make a great James Bond but he thought that ship had sailed. In 1995, MGM called Columbus telling him... See more »


Has a scar on the right side above his top lip. He was hit by a stunt man on the making of Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).

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