Pierce Brosnan Biography

Pierce Brendan Brosnan, OBE is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist. After leaving comprehensive school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration. He then went on to train at the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele.

After Remington Steele, Brosnan appeared in films such as The Fourth Protocol and Mrs. Doubtfire. In 1994, he became the fifth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in the Eon Productions film series, starring in four films between 1995 and 2002. He lent his likeness for Bond in the video games James Bond 007: Nightfire and James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, providing his voice too for the latter. During this period, he also took the lead in other films such as Dante's Peak and the remake of The Thomas Crown Affair. After leaving the role of Bond, he has starred in such successes as The Matador, Mamma Mia!, and The Ghost Writer.

In 1996, along with Beau St. Clair, Brosnan formed Irish DreamTime, a Los Angeles-based production company. In later years, he has become known for his charitable work and environmental activism. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Pierce Brosnan
Nationality:
Republic of Ireland
Profession:
Actor, Film Producer, Businessperson, Activist, Artist, Visual Artist, Environmentalist
Ethnicity:
Irish people
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
May 16, 1953 (64)
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Marriages
  • 2001-08-04
    "James Bond" actor Pierce Brosnan (49) weds TV host and journalist Keely Shaye Smith (37) at the 785-year-old Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland
Pierce Brosnan Timeline
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