Pierce Brosnan

Biography

Pierce Brendan Brosnan, OBE (16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist who holds Irish and American citizenship.

After leaving school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration, but trained at the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele (1982–87). After Remington Steele, Brosnan took the lead in many films such as Dante's Peak and The Thomas Crown Affair. In 1995, he became the fifth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in the official film series, starring in four films between 1995 and 2002. He also provided his voice and likeness to Bond in the 2004 video game James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing.

Since playing Bond, he has starred in such successes as The Matador (nominated for a Golden Globe, 2005), Mamma Mia! (National Movie Award, 2008), and The Ghost Writer (2010). In 1996, along with Beau St. Clair, Brosnan formed Irish DreamTime, a Los Angeles-based production company.

In later years, he has become known for his charitable work and environmental activism. He was married to Australian actress Cassandra Harris from 1980 until her death in 1991. He married American journalist and author Keely Shaye Smith in 2001, becoming an American citizen in 2004.

Pierce Brendan Brosnan, OBE (16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist who holds Irish and American citizenship.

After leaving school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration, but trained at the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele (1982–87). After Remington Steele, Brosnan took the lead in many films such as Dante's Peak and The Thomas Crown Affair. In 1995, he became the fifth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in the official film series, starring in four films between 1995 and 2002. He also provided his voice and likeness to Bond in the 2004 video game James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing.

Since playing Bond, he has starred in such successes as The Matador (nominated for a Golden Globe, 2005), Mamma Mia! (National Movie Award, 2008), and The Ghost Writer (2010). In 1996, along with Beau St. Clair, Brosnan formed Irish DreamTime, a Los Angeles-based production company.

In later years, he has become known for his charitable work and environmental activism. He was married to Australian actress Cassandra Harris from 1980 until her death in 1991. He married American journalist and author Keely Shaye Smith in 2001, becoming an American citizen in 2004.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 113

Birthday 1953-05-16

Place of Birth Navan - Co. Meath - Ireland

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Son(1 episode) as Eli McCullough
2016 The Foreigner as Liam Hennessey
2016 The King's Daughter as King Louis XIV
2016 I.T.
2016 Urge as The Man
2015 A Christmas Star as Mr. Shepherd
2015 No Escape as Hammond
2015 Survivor as Nash
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
2014 Some Kind Of Beautiful as Richard Haig
2014 The November Man as Devereaux
2014 I Am Steve McQueen as Himself
2014 A Long Way Down as Martin Sharp
2013 The Love Punch as Richard
2013 The World's End as Guy Shepherd
2012 Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 as Himself
2012 Love Is All You Need as Philip
2011 Bag of Bones(2 episodes) as Mike Noonan
2011 Bag of Bones as Mike Noonan
2011 I Don't Know How She Does It as Jack Abelhammer
2011 Jane's Journey as himself
2011 Salvation Boulevard as Dan Day
2010 Running Wilde(13 episodes) as Wilde
2010 Remember Me as Charles
2010 The Ghost Writer as Adam Lang
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief as Mr. Brunner / Chiron
2009 Oceans as Narrator (voice: English version)
2009 Live from Studio Five(1 episode)
2009 The Greatest as Allen Brewer
2008 Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery: The Movie as Himself
2008 Mamma Mia! as Sam Carmichael
2007 Married Life as Richard Langley
2007 Shattered as Tom Ryan
2006 Seraphim Falls as Gideon
2006 Bloody Business: Making The Long Good Friday as Himself
2006 Davina(1 episode)
2005 The Matador as Julian Noble
2004 After the Sunset as Max Burdett
2004 American Ballet Theatre: The Dream as Himself - Host
2004 Laws of Attraction as Daniel Rafferty
2003 Christmas from Hollywood as Himself (archive footage)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(3 episodes)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(1 episode)
2003 Deep Blue as Narrator
2003 Punk'd(1 episode) as Himself
2002 Evelyn as Desmond Doyle
2002 Die Another Day as James Bond
2002 Ozzy & Drix(1 episode)
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 The Tailor of Panama as Andrew " Andy " Osnard
2000 Dolphins as Narrator (voice)
1999 The World Is Not Enough as James Bond
1999 The James Bond Story as himself
1999 Grey Owl
1999 The Match as John MacGhee
1999 The Thomas Crown Affair as Thomas Crown
1998 The Nephew as Joe Brady
1998 Quest for Camelot as King Arthur (voice)
1997 Tomorrow Never Dies as James Bond
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1997 The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson as Himself
1997 Robinson Crusoe as Robinson Crusoe
1997 Dante's Peak as Harry Dalton
1996 Mars Attacks! as Professor Donald Kessler
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces as Alex
1996 Clive Anderson All Talk(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 Muppets Tonight(1 episode)
1995 In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross as Himself / James Bond
1995 Die Harald Schmidt Show(2 episodes)
1995 GoldenEye as James Bond
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 Night Watch as Michael 'Mike' Graham
1994 Love Affair as Ken Allen
1994 Don't Talk to Strangers
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire as Stuart Dunmeyer
1993 The Broken Chain
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Death Train as Michael 'Mike' Graham
1993 GMTV(2 episodes)
1992 Live Wire as Danny O'Neill
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1992 The Lawnmower Man as Dr. Lawrence Angelo
1991 Victim Of Love as Paul Tomlinson
1991 Murder 101 as Charles Lattimore
1990 Mister Johnson as Harry Rudbeck
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Around the World in 80 Days as Phileas Fogg
1989 Around the World in 80 Days(3 episodes) as Phileas Fogg
1989 The Heist as Neil Skinner
1988 This Morning(1 episode)
1988 The Deceivers as William Savage
1988 Taffin as Mark Taffin
1988 Noble House as Ian Dunross
1988 Noble House(4 episodes) as Ian Dunross
1987 The Fourth Protocol as Valeri Petrofsky / James Edward Ross
1986 Nomads as Jean Charles Pommier
1985 Moonlighting(1 episode)
1984 Thomas & Friends(535 episodes)
1982 Remington Steele(103 episodes) as Remington Steele
1982 Nancy Astor as Robert Gould Shaw
1981 The Manions of America as Rory O'Manion
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1980 The Long Good Friday as 1st Irishman
1980 The Mirror Crack'd as Actor playing 'Jamie' (uncredited)
1980 Hammer House of Horror(1 episode)
1980 Murphy's Stroke as Edward O'Grady
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes)
1900 Manions of America(0 episodes) as Rory O'Manion
1900 Heritage Minutes(0 episodes) as Archie Grey Owl

Production

2014 The November Man … Executive Producer
2007 Shattered … Producer
2005 The Matador … Producer
2004 Laws of Attraction … Executive Producer
1999 The Thomas Crown Affair … Producer

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