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Pierce Brosnan


Pierce Brosnan was born in Navan, County Meath, 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 reunited ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 14 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Urge (pre-production)
 2015 The Moon and the Sun (post-production)
King Louis XIV
 2015 Survivor (completed)
 2015 The Coup (completed)
Hammond
 2013 The World's End
Guy Shepherd
 2011 Bag of Bones (TV Mini-Series)
Mike Noonan
- Part 2 (2011) ... Mike Noonan
- Part 1 (2011) ... Mike Noonan
 2011 Salvation Boulevard
Dan Day
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Sam
 1999 The Match
John MacGhee
 1998 The Nephew
Joe Brady
 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 Detonator (TV Movie)
Michael 'Mike' Graham
 1992 Live Wire
Danny O'Neill
 1992 Running Wilde (TV Movie)
Wilde
 1991 Victim of Love (TV Movie)
Paul Tomlinson
 1991 Murder 101 (TV Movie)
Charles Lattimore
 1990 Mister Johnson
Harry Rudbeck
 1989-1990 Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini-Series)
Phileas Fogg
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Phileas Fogg
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Phileas Fogg
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Phileas Fogg
 1989 The Heist (TV Movie)
Neil Skinner
 1988 The Deceivers
William Savage
 1988 Taffin
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
 1986 Nomads
Jean Charles Pommier
 1982 Nancy Astor (TV Mini-Series)
Robert 'Bob' Gould Shaw
- Scandals (1982) ... Robert 'Bob' Gould Shaw
- Mr and Mrs Shaw (1982) ... Robert 'Bob' Gould Shaw
- The Gentleman from Boston (1982) ... Robert 'Bob' Gould Shaw
- The Longhornes of Virginia (1982) ... Robert 'Bob' Gould Shaw
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Dennis
- 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 The Long Good Friday
1st Irishman
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
Radio Man
- Blood Sports (1980) ... Radio Man
 1980 Murphy's Stroke (TV Movie)
Edward O' Grady
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Other Works:

1997: Print ads for Ericsson Mobile Phones (as James Bond in a Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) tie-in). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 29 Interviews | 25 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 53 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Pirs Brosnan

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On getting "Bell's palsy" in 1984 directly before going on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)) I thought I was having a stroke. I remember being in the fucking dressing room beforehand doing my tie up. Suddenly, my face was half-numb and I couldn't close one eye. Then I felt my arm going numb. Oh jeez, I thought, I'm having a stroke, and just then came, "knock, knock ... ready for ... See more »

Trivia:

His mother, May, was 19 when she gave birth to him. She had married his father, Thomas, on August 16, 1952. However, his parents separated when he was still a baby, and from the age of 4 he was raised by his maternal grandparents, Philip and Kathleen Smith, while his mother went to London to train as a nurse. When he was 6, both grandparents died and he was passed around amongst relatives until ... See more »

Trademark:

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).

Star Sign:

Taurus

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