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Bio For: Domhnall Gleeson
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DOMHNALL GLEESON (Phil) is currently working on Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's The Revenant and recently completed filming J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII. In December, Gleeson will begin rehearsals for the stage production of Enda Walsh's The Walworth Farce, directed by Sean Foley, which he will star in alongside his father, Brendan, and brother, Brian.

In 2015, Gleeson will appear in Alex Garland's sci-fi film Ex Machina and Nick Hornby's adaptation of Colm Toibin's novel "Brooklyn."

Gleeson's 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 Tom Hall's Sensation. Gleeson won Irish Film & Television Academy awards for his performances in Nicholas Renton's When Harvey Met Bob, in which he starred as Sir Bob Geldof, and Joe Wright's Anna Karenina, in which he starred as Levin.

Gleeson's supporting roles in film and television include John Michael McDonagh's Calvary, Mark Romanek's Never Let Me Go, Joel and Ethan Coen's True Grit, David Yates' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2 and Martin McDonagh's Oscar-winning short Six Shooter. He also appeared in Pete Travis' Dredd; James Marsh's Shadow Dancer; Ian Fitzgibbon's Perrier's Bounty; A Dog Year, opposite Jeff Bridges, for HBO films; Paul Mercier's Studs; and Stephen Bradley's Boy Eats Girl. Gleeson's television credits include John Butler's Your Bad Self, for which Gleeson also served as part of the writing team, and Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror, on Channel 4.

Gleeson's work on stage includes Now or Later, at The Royal Court Theatre; American Buffalo and Great Expectations, at the Gate Theatre; Garry Hynes' production of The Well of the Saints, at the Duid Theatre Company; Selina Cartmell's Macbeth, at The Empty Space; and Wilson Milam's Chimps, at the Liverpool Playhouse. In 2006, Gleeson was nominated for a Tony Award in the category of Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for the Broadway production of Milam's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Other honors for the same role include a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor and a Drama League Citation for Excellence in Performance. He earned an Irish Times Theatre Award nomination for his role in American Buffalo.

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

Movies For: Domhnall Gleeson
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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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