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Domhnall Gleeson

Born: May 12, 1983, Dublin - Ireland

Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor and writer.

He is the son of actor Brendan Gleeson, alongside whom he has appeared in several films and theatre projects. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts from Dublin Institute of Technology.

During the early stages of his career, Gleeson directed and wrote several short films, garnered a Tony Award nomination in 2006 for his role in the Broadway production The Lieutenant of Inishmore, and had a supporting role in “Never Let Me Go”.

He became known to a wider audience for his portrayal of Bill Weasley in the “Harry Potter” film franchise (2010–2011), Konstantin Levin in “Anna Karenina” (2012), Tim Lake in “About Time” (2013), and Russell Allen Phillips in fact-based war drama “Unbroken” (2014).

In 2015, Gleeson received widespread recognition and praise for his performances in four Academy Award-nominated films: Caleb in “Ex Machina”, Jim Farrell in “Brooklyn”, Captain Andrew Henry in “The Revenant”, and, most prominently, General Hux in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”.

In 2017, he appeared in “Mother!” alongside his brother, Brian, co-starred in “American Made”, portrayed A. A. Milne in “Goodbye Christopher Robin” and reprised his role as General Hux in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”. In 2018, he starred in a live-action adaptation of “Peter Rabbit”.

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The Kitchen (2019)

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An Irish mob story set in 1970s Hell's Kitchen. After the mobsters are sentenced to jail, their wives take their place — and do as good of a job, if not better.

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Peter Rabbit (2018)

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Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.

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The Little Stranger (2018)

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The story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1947, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how terrifyingly, the family's story is about to become entwined with his own.

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A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)

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The National Lampoon name became globally recognized after the monumental success of Animal House—but before the glory days, it was a scrappy yet divinely subversive magazine and radio show that introduced the world to comedic geniuses like Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner. The driving force behind National Lampoon was Doug Kenney (Will Forte), and his truly wild and crazy story unfolds in A Futile and Stupid Gesture from Harvard to Hollywood to Caddyshack and beyond.

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American Made (2017)

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Tom Cruise reunites with his "Edge of Tomorrow" director, Doug Liman, in this thriller based on the outrageous true story of Barry Seal, a hustler and pilot unexpectedly recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in U.S. history. "American Made" costars Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones, Jayma Mays, Benito Martinez, E. Roger Mitchell, Lola Kirke, and Alejandro Edda.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

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Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

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A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne.

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Mother! (2017)

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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

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Crash Pad (2017)

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A hopeless romantic (Domhnall Gleeson) thinks he's found true love with an older woman (Christina Applegate), only to learn that she's married and their encounter was merely an instrument of revenge against her neglectful husband (Thomas Haden Church). Initially out for blood, the husband finds himself strangely sympathetic to the romantic's plight. He decides the best way for the two of them to get revenge is by moving in together, cutting her out and living a bachelor's life.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

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Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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Ex Machina (2015)

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Caleb, a 24 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

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The Revenant (2015)

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In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

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Brooklyn (2015)

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In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

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Unbroken (2014)

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Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie directs this incredible true story of Olympian turned POW, Louis Zamperini. Jack O'Connell plays the young Zamperini from the time he was a wunderkind member of the USA track team that competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics to his survival of a harrowing plane crash in the Pacific Ocean during WWII through 47 days adrift in a life raft to becoming a POW in a sadistic Japanese prison camp. Based on the best-selling Laura Hillenbrand novel, Unbroken chronicles Zamperini's amazing journey that brings him to a peaceful, spiritual awakening.

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Calvary (2014)

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After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

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Frank (2014)

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Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.

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About Time (2013)

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The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father (Bill Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life---so he decides to make his world a better place...by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

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Dredd (2012)

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In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine the duties of judge, jury and executioner to deliver a brutal brand of swift justice. But even the top-ranking Judge, Dredd, discovers that taking down Ma-Ma isn’t as easy as it seems in this explosive adaptation of the hugely popular comic series.

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Anna Karenina (2012)

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Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

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Shadow Dancer (2012)

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Set in 1990's Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

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The motion picture event of the generation comes to a close in the second part of the final chapter in the monumental Harry Potter series. Following 2010's first installment, the boy wizard's final adventure concludes with the climactic final battle between "The Boy Who Lived"and the Dark Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). Making their final stand upon the ramparts of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and his friends Ron and Hermione (Rupert Grint and Emma Watson) face their greatest foe and make the ultimate sacrifice on the landmark journey that bestselling author J.K. Rowling first undertook more than a decade ago.

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Sensation (2011)

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Man-boy farmer Donal discovers that his father has suddenly passed away. Now on his own, Donal attempts to lose his virginity by hiring a prostitute to help him get out of his rut. And so he meets Kim, an aging Kiwi escort. After engaging in a strictly sexual encounter, their relationship soon progresses into a lusty romance, then to a business enterprise between two partners. Through these exploits, Donal and Kim provide each other with a sense of love and belonging that neither experienced beforehand.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

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In the first part of the seventh and final adventure, Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction - the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Meanwhile, the wizarding world has become a dangerous place for all enemies of the Dark Lord. The long-feared war has begun and Voldemort's Death Eaters seize control of the Ministry of Magic and even Hogwarts, terrorizing and arresting anyone who might oppose them. But the one prize they still seek is the one most valuable to Voldemort: Harry Potter. The Chosen One has become the hunted one as the Death Eaters search for Harry with orders to bring him to Voldemort...alive.

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True Grit (2010)

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Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with \true grit,\ Reuben J. \Rooster\ Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her \grit\ tested.

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Never Let Me Go (2010)

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As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting reality awaiting them.

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Perrier's Bounty (2009)

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A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies.

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A Dog Year (2009)

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Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel sends him a border collie that's undisciplined because of abuse. Despite a series of mishaps, Jon decides to keep trying with the dog, and he rents a dilapidated farm house to give the dog room to run. A local handyman refers Jon to a woman who might be able to help him train the dog. Reluctantly, Jon gives her a try. Is the dog the problem, or the owner?

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Six Shooter (2004)

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A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball...

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