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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 May 1992Cork, Ireland
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jack Gleeson was born on May 20, 1992 in Cork, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Batman Begins (2005) and A Shine of Rainbows (2009).

Trivia (11)

Has a sister named Hannah.
Is a student at Trinity College in Dublin.
Is a member of the DU Players.
Is a co-founder of Collapsing Horse, a production company. "Monster/Clock: A Play on Time" was the recent puppet production performed at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin, Spring, 2012. He was the puppeteer for the lead character, Toby.
Dublin, Ireland: Studying [August 2012]
Croatia, Dubrovnik: Filming Game of Thrones [April 2012]
He went to Gonzaga College, a private school in Dublin from 2004-2010.
Gleeson is the founder and artistic director of Collapsing Horse Theatre Company, which is based in Dublin.
Has said he doesn't plan to continue acting after finishing Game of Thrones (2011).
Doesn't like to swear and usually avoids it in rehearsal and does it in the take.
Despite playing the monstrous Joffrey on Game of Thrones (2011), all of his co-stars have described him as one of the nicest and friendliest actors they have ever worked with.

Personal Quotes (4)

I'm happy to sacrifice a big pay cheque for my happiness, if that's not too corny a thing to say. It's probably more naive than mature to say that, maybe, but that's how I feel.
I think audiences will always like bad guys who kill for no apparent reason. We just like to hate them.
Both villains and heroes need to have a steadfast belief in themselves.
I'd like to be an academic, a philosophy lecturer if possible. I'd do a Masters in Ancient Hebrew maybe, and a Ph.D. hopefully, if I get in.

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