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Aidan Gillen


Aidan Gillen is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (2000), John Boy in the RTÉ Television series Love/Hate (2010), and Tommy Carcetti in the HBO ... See full bio »

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Known For

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
(2011-2017)
The Wire
The Wire Councilman Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti / Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
(2004-2008)
The Dark Knight Rises
(2012)
Sing Street
Sing Street Robert
(2016)

Filmography

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 2018 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
Alec Leamas (rumored)
 2017 Pickups
Aidan
 2017 Urban Myths (TV Mini-Series)
Timothy Leary
- Cary Grant and Timothy Leary (2017) ... Timothy Leary
 2016 The Corridor (Short)
Mister
 2016 Quantum Break (TV Series)
Paul Serene
- Deception (2016) ... Paul Serene
- Prisoner (2016) ... Paul Serene
 2016 Quantum Break (Video Game)
Paul Serene (voice)
 2016 Sing Street
Robert
 2015/VI Violet (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2015 You're Ugly Too
Will
 2014/II Song (Short)
Dan
 2014/III Ambition (Short)
Master
 2014/II Still
Tom Carver
 2010-2013 Love/Hate (TV Series)
John Boy Power
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... John Boy Power (credit only)
 2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky
Clayton
 2013/I The Note (Short)
Lars
 2013 Mister John
Gerry Devine
 2013 Scrapper
Ray
 2012 Ekki Mukk (Short)
 2012 The Good Man
Michael
 2012 Shadow Dancer
Gerry
 2011 Blitz
Weiss
 2010 Treacle Jr.
Aidan
 2009 Runners (Short)
Terry
 2009 Spunkbubble (Short)
Dessie
 2009 Wake Wood
Patrick
 2009 Freefall (TV Movie)
Gus
 2009 12 Rounds
Miles Jackson
 2008/IV Blackout
Karl
 2005 Walk Away and I Stumble (TV Movie)
Paul
 2005 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Steve Fallon
- Willesden Confidential (2005) ... Steve Fallon
 2005 Trouble with Sex
Conor
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Jimmy Colby
- Vigilante (2005) ... Jimmy Colby
 2003 Photo Finish
Joe
 2003 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Amyas Crale
- Five Little Pigs (2003) ... Amyas Crale
 2003 Burning the Bed (Short)
Stephen
 2003 Shanghai Knights
Rathbone
 2002 The Final Curtain
Dave Turner
 2002 First Communion Day (TV Movie)
Seamus
 2001 My Kingdom
Puttnam
 2000 Lorna Doone (TV Movie)
Carver Doone
 2000 The Darkling (TV Movie)
Jeff Obold
 2000 The Low Down
Frank
 2000 The Second Death (Short)
Pool player 1
 1999 Buddy Boy
Francis
 1998 Amazing Grace (Short)
Young Man
 1997 Mojo
Baby
 1997 Gold in the Streets
Paddy
 1996 Some Mother's Son
Gerard Quigley
 1994 In Suspicious Circumstances (TV Series)
James Crozier
- To Encourage the Others (1994) ... James Crozier
 1993 A Handful of Stars (TV Movie)
Tony
 1993 Belfry (TV Movie)
Dominic
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series)
Gypo
- Safe (1993) ... Gypo
 1993 The Bill (TV Series)
Jeff Barratt
- Play the Game (1993) ... Jeff Barratt
 1992 An Ungentlemanly Act (TV Movie)
Marine Wilcox
 1990 The Play on One (TV Series)
Harry
- Killing Time (1990) ... Harry
 1988 The Courier
Boy picked up by Val (as Aidan Murphy)
 1987 The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (as Aidan Murphy)
 1985 The Drip (Short)
Young Guy 1 (as Aidan Murphy)
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Other Works:

He acted in the British National Theatre Repertoire Season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's plays, "Hedda Gabler," and "Whale;" David Lan and Joshua Sobol's play, "Ghetto;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Moliere's play, "The Misanthrope;" David Storey's... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Aiden Gillen | Aidan Murphy

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've probably had my best time acting - or not acting, or trying to not act - on things like 'The Low Down' or 'Treacle Jr.' I'm happiest doing things like that. Not just because they're lead roles, but because there's more freedom in them. See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 2004 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for a revival of Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker." See more »

Trademark:

Smirking expression

Star Sign:

Taurus

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