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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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 2015 Men of Granite (pre-production)
Pelf (rumored)
 2015 You're Ugly Too
 2014/II Still
 2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky
 2013 Mister John
Gerry Devine
 2013 Scrapper
 2012 The Good Man
 2012 Shadow Dancer
 2011 Blitz
 2010 Treacle Jr.
 2010 Wake Wood
 2009 12 Rounds
Miles Jackson
 2008/IV Blackout
 2005 Trouble with Sex
 2003 Photo Finish
 2003 Shanghai Knights
 2002 The Final Curtain
Dave Turner
 2001 My Kingdom
 2000 The Low Down
 1999 Buddy Boy
 1997 Mojo
 1997 Gold in the Streets
 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)
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Ian McDiarmid, Ifan Meredith, Malcolm Storry, Adrian Scarborough, Roger Swaine, and Anna Livia Ryan in the cast. Jonathan Kent was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Aiden Gillen | Aidan Murphy


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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People say The Wire's bleak, y'know, but I see it as a love letter to Baltimore, and it's one written in a very strange and complex way. See more »


Brown haired Irish actor who got his big break in the controversial, highly acclaimed TV series Queer as Folk (1999). See more »

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