Two-time Golden Globe Award nominee PIERCE BROSNAN (Philip) was born in County Meath,
Ireland and trained at Drama Centre London. Brosnan relocated to Los Angeles in 1982 and
immediately landed the role of private investigator Remington Steele on the popular ABC
television series of the same name.
He is perhaps best known worldwide as James Bond, a franchise he reinvigorated in the box-
office blockbusters 'GoldenEye' (1995), 'Tomorrow Never Dies' (1997), 'The World Is Not
Enough' (1999) and 'Die Another Day' (2002).
His many other distinguished performances include turns in Roman Polanski's critically
acclaimed film 'The Ghost Writer' (2010); the smash hit film adaptation of the Broadway hit
'Mamma Mia!' (2008) opposite Meryl Streep; 'The Matador' (2005), for which he received a
Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture; the box
office hit 'The Thomas Crown Affair' (1999); Tim Burton's 'Mars Attacks' (1996) and 'Mrs.
Doubtfire' (1993) with Robin Williams.
In 1996, Brosnan launched the production company Irish DreamTime, alongside producing
partner Beau St. Clair. Irish DreamTime's productions include 'The Thomas Crown Affair',
'Evelyn' (2002), 'Laws of Attraction' (2004), 'The Matador' and 'The Greatest' (2010).
Upcoming projects for Irish DreamTime include the second installment of 'The Thomas Crown
Affair' and 'The November Man'.
Some of Brosnan's accolades include the 2007 Goldene Kamera Award for his environmental
work, a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago Film Festival, an Honorary Doctorate from
University College Cork and an Order of the British Empire bestowed by Her Majesty the
Brosnan is currently filming 'Love Punch' in France, starring opposite Emma Thompson, and
will begin production on 'A Long Way Down', with Toni Collette, this fall in London.