Date of Birth : May 12th 1983
Irish actor, director, and writer, from Dublin. He has acted on both stage and screen, picking up a Tony Award nomination in 2006 for his part in the Broadway production The Lieutenant of Inishmore. He has performed in several shows at Dublin’s Gate Theatre, including adaptations of American Buffalo and Great Expectations.
Gleeson’s work on-screen includes the television series The Last Furlong, the comedy sketch show Your Bad Self and the films Six Shooter, Studs and Boy Eats Girl. He played Bill Weasley in the films Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2, released in 2010/2011. He is the son of actor Brendan Gleeson, who plays Alastor Moody in the series.