Aidan Gillen


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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 (1999), John Boy in the RTÉ Television series Love/Hate (2010), and Tommy Carcetti in the HBO ... See full bio »

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Game of Thrones Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
(2011-2017)
Bohemian Rhapsody John Reid
(2018)

Filmography

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  James and Lucia (pre-production)
James Joyce
 2021 Mayor of Kingstown (TV Series) (post-production)
Milo Sunter
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... Milo Sunter
 2021 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (TV Mini Series)
Alec Leamas (rumored)
 2021 Kin (TV Series)
Frank Kinsella
- Episode 2 (2021) ... Frank Kinsella
- Episode 1 (2021) ... Frank Kinsella
- Episode #1.8 ... Frank Kinsella
- Episode #1.7 ... Frank Kinsella
- Episode #1.6 ... Frank Kinsella
 2021 Killers of the Cosmos (TV Series)
Gumshoe Detective
 2019-2020 Project Blue Book (TV Series)
Dr. J. Allen Hynek
- Operation Mainbrace (2020) ... Dr. J. Allen Hynek
- Broken Arrow (2020) ... Dr. J. Allen Hynek
- What Lies Beneath (2020) ... Dr. J. Allen Hynek
- Curse of the Skinwalker (2020) ... Dr. J. Allen Hynek
- Close Encounters (2020) ... Dr. J. Allen Hynek
 2019 Rose Plays Julie
Peter
 2017-2019 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Aberama Gold
- Mr. Jones (2019) ... Aberama Gold
- The Shock (2019) ... Aberama Gold
- The Loop (2019) ... Aberama Gold
- Strategy (2019) ... Aberama Gold
- Black Cats (2019) ... Aberama Gold
 2018 I didn't... I wasn't... I amn't (Short)
Aidan
 2018 Bohemian Rhapsody
John Reid
 2018 We Ourselves
Killian
 2018 Dave Allen at Peace (TV Movie)
Dave Allen
 2017 Game of Thrones Conquest & Rebellion: An Animated History of the Seven Kingdoms (Video)
Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (voice)
 2011-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
- The Dragon and the Wolf (2017) ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
- Beyond the Wall (2017) ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
- Eastwatch (2017) ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
- The Spoils of War (2017) ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
 2017/I The Lovers
Robert
 2017 Pickups
Aidan
 2017 Urban Myths (TV 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
- Monarch Solutions (2016) ... Paul Serene
- Lifeboat Protocol (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
 2015 Charlie (TV Mini Series)
Charles J Haughey
- Fall 1989-1992 (2015) ... Charles J Haughey
- GUBU 1982 (2015) ... Charles J Haughey
- Rise 1979-1981 (2015) ... Charles J Haughey
 2014/II Song (Short)
Dan
 2014/III Ambition (Short)
Master
 2014/II Still
Tom Carver
 2014 Calvary
Dr. Frank Harte
 2010-2013 Love/Hate (TV Series)
John Boy Power
- Episode #4.5 (2013) ... John Boy Power
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... John Boy Power (credit only)
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... John Boy Power
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... John Boy Power
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... John Boy Power
 2013/II The Good Man
Michael
 2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky
Clayton
 2013/I The Note (Short)
Lars
 2013 Mister John
Gerry Devine
 2013 Scrapper
Ray
 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 Sigur Rós: Ekki múkk (Video short)
Man
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises
CIA Op
 2012 Shadow Dancer
Gerry
 2011 Blitz
Weiss
 2010 Thorne: Scaredycat
Phil Hendricks
 2010 Thorne: Sleepyhead (TV Mini Series)
Phil Hendricks
 2010 Treacle Jr.
Aidan
 2010 Identity (TV Mini Series)
DI John Bloom
- Tomorrow (2010) ... DI John Bloom
- Somewhere They Can't Find Me (2010) ... DI John Bloom
- Reparation (2010) ... DI John Bloom
- Pariah (2010) ... DI John Bloom
- Chelsea Girl (2010) ... DI John Bloom
 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
 2004-2008 The Wire (TV Series)
Councilman Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti / Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
- -30- (2008) ... Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
- Late Editions (2008) ... Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
- Clarifications (2008) ... Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
- Took (2008) ... Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
- The Dickensian Aspect (2008) ... Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
 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 Wilde
 2003 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 Dice (TV Mini Series)
Glenn Taylor
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Glenn Taylor
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Glenn Taylor
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Glenn Taylor
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Glenn Taylor
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Glenn Taylor
 2001 My Kingdom
Barry 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
 1999-2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series)
Stuart Jones
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... Stuart Jones
- Episode #2.1 (2000) ... Stuart Jones
- Episode #1.8 (1999) ... Stuart Jones
- Episode #1.7 (1999) ... Stuart Jones
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Stuart Jones
 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
 1995 Circle of Friends
Aidan
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Platonov," at the Almeida Theatre at King's Cross in London, England with Adrian Scarborough, Helen McCrory, David Ross, Bernard Kay, Arthur Cox, Jeffry Wickham, Jodhi May, Bruce Purchase, and Sam Beazley in the cast. Jonathan Kent was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Aiden Gillen | Aidan Murphy

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Olivia O'Flanagan  (separated)  (2 children)

Children:

Berry | See more »

Relatives:

Fionnuala Murphy (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Everything's borne out of human experience, of course - rejection, humiliation, poverty, whatever. People aren't born bad, no matter how harsh the circumstances. There is a person in there, and that person is not made of ice. 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 »

Trademark:

Smirking expression

Star Sign:

Taurus

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