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Net Worth:
$7 Million
Date of Birth:
May 12, 1983 (40 years old)
Place of Birth:
6 ft (1.85 m)
Actor, Screenwriter, Film director
Republic of Ireland
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Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor, screenwriter, and director who has a net worth of $7 million. Domhnall Gleeson is best known for his roles in such films as "About Time," "Unbroken," "Frank," "The Revenant," and "Ex Machina." He is also known for playing Bill Weasley in the final two "Harry Potter" films and General Armitage Hux in the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy. Among his other notable credits, Gleeson starred in the Broadway play "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" and on the HBO television series "Run."

Early Life and Education

Domhnall Gleeson was born on May 12, 1983 in Dublin, Ireland as the first of four sons of Mary and actor Brendan Gleeson. His brothers are Brian, Fergus, and Rory. As a youth, Gleeson went to Malahide Community School, where he acted in school productions. He went on to attend the Dublin Institute of Technology, from which he earned a degree in media arts.

Film Career, Part 1

In 2004, Domhnall Gleeson had his film debut in Martin McDonagh's short film "Six Shooter." Starring Gleeson's father, the film took home the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. Following this, he had a small part in the horror-comedy "Boy Eats Girl." In 2006, Gleeson appeared alongside his father once again in the film "Studs." Three years later, father and son again acted together in the black comedy crime film "Perrier's Bounty." Gleeson was subsequently in the dystopian romance "Never Let Me Go" in 2010. That same year, he played Bill Weasley in the first part of the final chapter of the "Harry Potter" film franchise, and played the role of Moon in the Coen brothers' remake of the Western "True Grit." In 2011, Gleeson returned to play Bill Weasley in the final "Harry Potter" film.

Gleeson appeared in three films in 2012: the drama "Shadow Dancer," the historical romance "Anna Karenina," and the science-fiction action film "Dredd." The next year, he had a leading role opposite Rachel McAdams in the fantasy romance "About Time." This was followed by a role opposite Michael Fassbender in the black comedy "Frank." Gleeson also appeared alongside his father in the Irish drama "Calvary," and starred opposite Jack O'Connell in the war film "Unbroken." He subsequently had his biggest year on film yet in 2015, appearing in four major Oscar-nominated films: the science-fiction thriller "Ex Machina," the period romance "Brooklyn," the biographical adventure drama "The Revenant," and the first installment in the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy, "The Force Awakens."


Film Career, Part 2

Gleeson had another prolific year in 2017, appearing in five films. The first was the action comedy "American Made," starring Tom Cruise. Next, he appeared alongside his brother Brian in the psychological horror film "mother!," and costarred alongside Thomas Haden Church and Christina Applegate in the comedy "Crash Pad." For his final two releases of 2017, Gleeson portrayed author A. A. Milne in "Goodbye Christopher Robin" and reprised his role as the evil General Armitage Hux in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

In 2018, Gleeson starred in three movies: the biographical dramedy "A Futile and Stupid Gesture," the comedy "Peter Rabbit," and the supernatural drama "The Little Stranger." He was subsequently in the crime film "The Kitchen," and then reprised his role as Hux in the final "Star Wars" sequel film, "The Rise of Skywalker." In 2021, Gleeson reprised another role, Thomas McGregor, in the comedy sequel "Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway."

Television Career

On the small screen, Domhnall Gleeson made his debut in an episode of the 2001 miniseries "Rebel Heart." He was next in three episodes of the short-lived Irish series "The Last Furlong." In 2009, Gleeson had a part in the HBO television film "A Dog Year," starring Jeff Bridges. The following year, he both wrote and starred on the Irish sketch comedy show "Your Bad Self"; he also portrayed musician Bob Geldof in the television film "When Harvey Met Bob." In his next television acting role, Gleeson starred in a 2013 episode of the science-fiction anthology series "Black Mirror." Four years after that, he appeared in two episodes of the sitcom "Catastrophe."

Gleeson had his first leading role on a regular series in 2020, when he starred opposite Merritt Wever on the HBO comedy-thriller "Run." However, the series was canceled following a single season. Subsequently, Gleeson and his brother Brian created and starred on the Irish comedy series "Frank of Ireland." Among Gleeson's other television credits is the political drama miniseries "The White House Plumbers," in which he portrays Richard Nixon's White House Counsel John Dean.

Stage Career

From 2001 to 2002, Domhnall Gleeson appeared in Martin McDonagh's original black comedy play "The Lieutenant of Inishmore." He continued to perform in the play for its Broadway run in 2006, earning a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play. Next, in 2007, Gleeson acted in Irish productions of the plays "American Buffalo" and "Great Expectations." In 2015, he appeared in a production of Enda Walsh's "The Walworth Farce," and in 2021 performed in the play "Medicine," also by Walsh.

Personal Life

Domhnall Gleeson lives in the neighborhood of Ballsbridge in Dublin, Ireland. Like his father, he is an avid fan of the Premier League football club Aston Villa.

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