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Bio For: Domhnall Gleeson
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>DOMHNALL GLEESON (Captain Henry) recently completed filming JJ Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII. He also recently appeared in Enda Walsh's play The Walworth Farce, directed by Seán Foley, in which he starred in alongside his father Brendan Gleeson and brother Brian Gleeson.

 Other recent productions include in Alex Garland's sci-fi film Ex Machina, Nick Hornby's adaptation of Colm Toibín's novel Brooklyn, directed by John Crowley, and the Coens' adaptation of Louis Zamperini's memoir Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie.

His previous lead roles in film include Lenny Abrahamson's Frank, with Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal; Richard Curtis' About Time, opposite Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy; and Sensation, directed by Tom Hall. He received IFTAs for playing Bob Geldof in When Harvey Met Bob and Levin in Joe Wright's Anna Karenina.

Supporting roles in film and television include John Michael McDonagh's Calvary, Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror on Channel 4, Mark Romanek's Never Let Me Go, Joel and Ethan Coen's True Grit, the role of Bill Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (I & II) directed by David Yates, and Martin McDonagh's Academy Award-winning short Six Shooter. He also appeared in Dredd, directed by Pete Travis; Shadow Dancer, directed by James Marsh; Ian Fitzgibbon's Perrier's Bounty; A Dog Year, for HBO films, opposite Jeff Bridges; Paul Mercier's Studs; Stephen Bradley's Boy Eats Girl; and John Butler's Your Bad Self, for which he co-wrote sketches with Michael Moloney.

 Gleeson's work onstage includes Now or Later at the Royal Court, American Buffalo and Great Expectations at the Gate, Druid's production of The Well of the Saints, Macbeth directed by Selina Cartmell, and Chimps directed by Wilson Milam at the Liverpool Playhouse. Gleeson was nominated for a Tony Award for the Broadway production of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. He received a Lucille Lortel Nomination and a Drama League Citation for Excellence in Performance for the same role. He earned an Irish Times Theatre Award nomination for his role in American Buffalo.

 Gleeson wrote and directed the short films Noreen (starring Brendan and Brian Gleeson) and What Will Survive of Us (starring Brian Gleeson). He also created Immaturity for Charity, comedy sketches shot with family and friends in aid of St. Francis' Hospice (they're pretty weird and they're on YouTube).

Movies For: Domhnall Gleeson
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THE REVENANT (R) On Video: 4/19/2016 At Theaters: 1/8/2016
BROOKLYN (PG-13) On Video: 2/23/2016 At Theaters: 11/6/2015
EX MACHINA (R) On Video: 7/14/2015 At Theaters: 4/10/2015
UNBROKEN (PG-13) On Video: 3/24/2015 At Theaters: 12/25/2014
ABOUT TIME (R) On Video: 2/4/2014 At Theaters: 11/1/2013
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