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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 The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Shanghai Knights (2003) and Blitz (2011). He has been married to Olivia O'Flanagan since July 7, 2001. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2015 Men of Granite (pre-production)
Pelf (rumored)
 2014/II Still
Carver
 2014 Calvary
Dr. Frank Harte
 2013/I Song (Short)
Dan
 2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky
Clayton
 2013/I The Note (Short)
Lars
 2013 Mister John
Gerry Devine
 2013 Scrapper
Ray
 2012 The Good Man
Michael
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises
CIA Op
 2012 Shadow Dancer
Gerry
 2011 Blitz
Weiss
 2010 Treacle Jr.
Aidan
 2010 Wake Wood
Patrick
 2009 Runners (Short)
Terry
 2009 Spunkbubble (Short)
Dessie
 2008/IV Blackout
Karl
 2005 Trouble with Sex
Conor
 2003 Photo Finish
 2003 Burning the Bed (Short)
Stephen
 2003 Shanghai Knights
Rathbone
 2002 The Final Curtain
Dave Turner
 2001 My Kingdom
Puttnam
 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
 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 John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Aisling O'Sullivan, Des McAleer, Gina Moxley, directed by Lynne Parker. 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:

On his role as Carcetti in _The Wire (2002)_: We follow Carcetti's journey as a minor player in city politics to a major contender in a mayoral election. He was a young guy who was considered an upstart, who saw an opportunity to do something, maybe effect some change. We see him open up and develop a conscience. I hope he's not just coming across as smarm. I'd say he's flawed, but driven. See more »

Trivia:

He uses the surname of Gillen because someone else was already registered as Aidan Murphy in the Actors' Guild. Gillen is his mother's surname. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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