Gabriel Byrne Biography (1950-)



Born May 12, 1950, in Dublin, Ireland; son of a cooper and a hospital worker;married Ellen Barkin (an actress), 1988 (divorced, 1999); children: Jack, Romy Marion. Education: Studied Gaelic and archaeology at the National University of Ireland, University College, Dublin; attended a seminary; trained as a bullfighter in Spain. Addresses: Agent-- United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager-- Rick Yorn, Industry Entertainment, 955 Carrillo Dr., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Career: Actor, producer, screenwriter, director, and writer. Worked variously as an archeologist, apprentice chef, teacher, bartender, plumber, bullfighter, and columnist. Awards, Honors: Jacob's Award, best actor in television series--drama, 1979, for Bracken; International Fantasy Film Award, Fantasporto, best actor, 1987, for Gothic and for Defence of the Realm; Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a miniseries or motion picture made for television,1998, for Weapons of Mass Distraction; Maverick Tribute Award, Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, 1999; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination,favorite actor--horror, 2000, for Stigmata. Addresses: Agent:United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Rick Yorn, Industry Entertainment, 955 Carrillo Dr., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
Irish
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, screenwriter, director, writer
Birth Details
May 12, 1950
Dublin, Ireland

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