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Aidan Gillen

Aidan Gillen was born on April 24, 1968 in Dublin, Ireland as Aidan Murphy. He is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Wire (2002) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). He has been married to Olivia O'Flanagan since July 7, 2001. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2016 Quantum Break (TV Series) (post-production)
Paul Serene
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Paul Serene
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Paul Serene
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Paul Serene
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Paul Serene
 2016 Quantum Break (Video Game) (completed)
Paul Serene
 2015/VI Violet (Short)
 2015 You're Ugly Too
 2014/II Song (Short)
 2014/III Ambition (Short)
 2014/II Still
 2010-2013 Love/Hate (TV Series)
John Boy Power
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... John Boy Power (credit only)
 2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky
 2013/I The Note (Short)
 2013 Mister John
Gerry Devine
 2013 Scrapper
 2013 Mayday (TV Mini-Series)
Everett Newcombe
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Everett Newcombe
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Everett Newcombe
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Everett Newcombe
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Everett Newcombe
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Everett Newcombe
 2012 The Good Man
 2012 Shadow Dancer
 2011 Blitz
 2010 Treacle Jr.
 2010 Wake Wood
 2009 Runners (Short)
 2009 Spunkbubble (Short)
 2009 Freefall (TV Movie)
 2009 12 Rounds
Miles Jackson
 2008/IV Blackout
 2005 Walk Away and I Stumble (TV Movie)
 2005 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Steve Fallon
- Willesden Confidential (2005) ... Steve Fallon
 2005 Trouble with Sex
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Jimmy Colby
- Vigilante (2005) ... Jimmy Colby
 2003 Photo Finish
 2003 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Amyas Crale
- Five Little Pigs (2003) ... Amyas Crale
 2003 Burning the Bed (Short)
 2003 Shanghai Knights
 2002 The Final Curtain
Dave Turner
 2002 First Communion Day (TV Movie)
 2001 My Kingdom
 2000 Lorna Doone (TV Movie)
Carver Doone
 2000 The Darkling (TV Movie)
Jeff Obold
 2000 The Low Down
 2000 The Second Death (Short)
Pool player 1
 1999 Buddy Boy
 1998 Amazing Grace (Short)
Young Man
 1997 Mojo
 1997 Gold in the Streets
 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)
 1993 Belfry (TV Movie)
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series)
- 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)
- 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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He acted in John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Aisling O'Sullivan, Des McAleer, and Gina Moxley in the cast. Lynne Parker was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Aiden Gillen | Aidan Murphy


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I'm always attracted to bold, risk-taking scripts. Both The Wire and Queer as Folk had a big scope. They were panoramas, telling ambitious stories about two cities, Baltimore and Manchester, for the first time. Some people said that Queer as Folk was sensationalist and had too much sex. The real mayor of Baltimore complained that The Wire was too bleak. But they're missing the point. Both David ... See more »


Echoing his earlier work 14 years previous in John Michael McDonagh's short film "Second Death", Aiden Gillen repeats his exaggerated and threatening karate-moves in a similar bar scene toward Brendan Gleeson in Calvary - also by John Michael McDonagh. See more »


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