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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 15 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Urge (post-production)
The Man
  I.T. (pre-production)
Mike Ryan
 2015/I No Escape
Hammond
 2015/I Survivor
Nash
 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
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Sam
 2008 Mamma Mia: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Sam (uncredited)
 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 Detonator (TV Movie)
Michael 'Mike' Graham
 1993 Entangled
Garavan
 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 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 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)
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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TV commercial (Portugal): Sagres. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 29 Interviews | 25 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 54 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:

And certainly in those dark days, in the '50s in Ireland, if you were a single parent living in that society, you were somewhat shamed and stigmatized. I can certainly relate it to my parents, especially my mother. The old man took to the hills and my mother never saw him again, and suddenly you are spoken about in the Sunday service in church, never directly but they would bring up the issue of ... See more »

Trivia:

After Timothy Dalton was unavailable, Brosnan was chosen to play 007 in 1986 and was given the script to The Living Daylights (1987). Although he was contracted to Remington Steele (1982) for seven seasons, NBC decided to cancel the show at the end of the fourth season, which meant that Brosnan was free to play "James Bond" in The Living Daylights (1987) the following year. However, shortly after... 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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