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Gabriel Byrne

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Gabriel Byrne

Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1950.

Countries: United States (45%), United Kingdom (20%), Ireland (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: New York Philharmonic, David Strathairn, Jessica Lange

Linked to: National University of Ireland, Galway, Trinity College, Dublin, University College Dublin, University Philosophical Society

 

Timeline


 

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Gabriel Byrne was born in 1950 add something


1970

Stephen Rea - In the late 1970s, he acted in the Focus Company in Dublin with Gabriel Byrne and Colm Meaney


1979

His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979 add something


1980

Gabriele Ferzetti - His only other films of the 1980s were "Giulia e Giulia", directed by Peter Del Monte in which he starred alongside Kathleen Turner, Gabriel Byrne and Sting, "Computron 22", directed by Giuliano Carnimeo


1981

He made his film debut in 1981, as King Uther Pendragon in John Boorman's King Arthur epic, "Excalibur" add something


1983

In 1983, he appeared with Richard Burton in the miniseries "Wagner" , co-starring Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson add something

 

Bruce Payne - In 1983 he appeared in Michael Mann's horror film "The Keep", alongside Scott Glenn, Gabriel Byrne, Jürgen Prochnow, Alberta Watson and Ian McKellen, as a border guard


1985

In 1985, Byrne starred in the acclaimed political thriller "Defence of the Realm", though he subsequently claimed he had been upstaged by his co-star, veteran actor Denholm Elliott: "I amended the actor's cliché to 'Never work with children, animals or Denholm Elliott' add something


1987

Byrne, who retains his Irish citizenship, did not arrive in the United States until 1987, when he was 37 add something


1988

A year later, in 1988, Byrne married Barkin, with whom he has two children, John "Jack" Daniel and Romy Marion add something


1990

Matt Cohen (writer) - A film adaptation of his 1990 novel "Emotional Arithmetic" has been produced by Triptych films starring Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Gabriel Byrne and Susan Sarandon

 

Coen Brothers - Miller's Crossing, released in 1990, starred Albert Finney, Gabriel Byrne, and John Turturro.


1992

Carrie Hamilton - In 1992, she took a minor role in the movie "Cool World", which starred Gabriel Byrne, Kim_Basinger and Brad Pitt


1993

The couple separated amicably in 1993, and divorced in 1999 add something

 

Mary McGarry Morris - The novel was the basis for a 1993 movie of the same name which starred among others Debra Winger, Gabriel Byrne, David_Strathairn, Barbara Hershey, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jake Gyllenhaal

 

Point of No Return (1993 film) - "'Point of No Return"' is a 1993 American action film directed by John Badham and starring Bridget Fonda and Gabriel Byrne


1995

Byrne mentioned in interviews and his 1995 autobiography, "Pictures in My Head" that he hates being called "brooding" add something


1996

Byrne worked in archaeology when he left UCD. He maintained his love of his language, later writing the first television drama in Irish, "Draíocht", on Ireland's national Irish-language television station, TG4, when it began broadcasting in 1996 add something


1997

He became a patron of Croí in 1997 in response to the care given to his mother while she was a patient in a Galway hospital add something


2000

Stated on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2000 becoming proficient in Irish add something


2004

In 2004, Byrne was appointed a UNICEF Ireland Ambassador add something


2005

Rio Bravo (film) - This film was remade in 2005 by Jean-Francois Richet, starring Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo, John Leguizamo, Brian Dennehy, and Ja Rule, moving the film's setting to Detroit


 

At the 5th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival in 2007, Byrne was presented with the first of the newly created Volta awards, for lifetime achievement in acting add something

 

He received the Honorary Patronage of the University Philosophical Society, of Trinity College, Dublin on 20 February 2007 add something


2008

Although the actor is noted as a fiercely private person, he released a documentary for the 20th Galway Film Fleadh in the summer of 2008 called "Stories from Home", an intimate portrait about his life add something

 

He was named as TV's "latest Dr. McDreamy" by "The New York Times" for this role, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2008 add something

 

Upon his return to theatre in 2008, he appeared as King Arthur in "Camelot" with the New York Philharmonic from 7 to 10 May, following the footsteps of veteran actors Richard Burton and Richard Harris add something

 

Dianne Wiest - In 2008, she appeared as Gabriel Byrne's therapist, Gina Toll, on the HBO television series In Treatment, for which she received her second Emmy Award, for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

 

In Treatment (U.S. TV series) - The program, which stars Gabriel Byrne as Paul, debuted on January 28, 2008, as a five-night-a-week series

 

Marin Mazzie - In May 2008 she appeared as Guenevere opposite Gabriel Byrne as King Arthur and Nathan Gunn as Lancelot in the New York Philharmonic staged concert presentation of Lerner & Loewe's "Camelot", directed by Lonny Price


2009

In October 2009, however, Gleeson expressed fear that, should the Irish Film Board be abolished as planned by the Irish State, the production might fall through add something


2010

Brendan Gleeson - Colin Farrell, Gabriel Byrne, and Cillian Murphy have been attached to star in the film, which was originally set for release in 2010


2011

In January 2011, he spoke in an interview on "The Meaning of Life" about being sexually abused by priests during his childhood add something

 

Ralph Brown - In 2011 he filmed "I, Anna" with Gabriel Byrne and Charlotte Rampling, went on to work on "Jack The Giant Killer" directed by Bryan Singer, Tower Block in London, and "Stoker" in Nashville, the latter directed by Park Chan-Wook


2012

Secret State (miniseries) - "'Secret State"' is a 2012 British four-part political thriller, starring Gabriel Byrne, Charles_Dance and Gina McKee, and inspired by Chris Mullin's novel "A Very British Coup"


2013

Louder Than Bombs (film) - On May 9, 2013, Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne and Isabelle Huppert joined the film, which Joachim Trier was set to direct for his English-language debut

 

Vampire Academy (film) - On May 18, 2013, it was announced that Gabriel Byrne would play Victor Dashkov, Lissa's uncle, while Sarah Hyland would play Natalie Dashkov, Victor's daughter and fellow student at the academy


2014

Byrne married his long term partner, Hannah Beth King, on 4 August 2014 at Ballymaloe House in Co. Cork, Ireland add something

 

The 33 (film) - On January 27, 2014, Gabriel Byrne joined the cast of the film, to play the role of Andre Sougarret, the engineering genius who masterminded the miraculous rescue of the 33 trapped miners

 

Joachim Trier - Production started on September 2014 and the cast includes Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle_Huppert, David Strathairn, and Amy Ryan


2015

Isabel Coixet - Coixet's 2015 film "Nobody Wants the Night," starring Juliette Binoche, Rinko Kikuchi and Gabriel Byrne, is about two women from two different worlds struggling to survive in an inhospitable climate while fighting for the affection of explorer Robert Peary


2016

In early 2016, he is due to star in "Mad to be Normal" , a biopic of the Scottish psychiatrist R.D.Laing, produced by Gizmo Films add something

 

Jessica Lange - In the Spring of 2016, Lange will return to Broadway alongside Gabriel Byrne and John Gallagher Jr. in a revival of "Long Day's Journey Into Night", produced by Ryan Murphy and The Roundabout Theater Company

 

Jessica Lange - In April 2016, Lange returned to Broadway alongside Gabriel Byrne and John Gallagher Jr. in a revival of "Long Day's Journey into Night" at the American Airlines Theatre, produced by Ryan Murphy and the Roundabout Theatre Company


2017

The couple had a baby girl in February 2017 add something


 

In 2018, Byrne was awarded the Irish Film and Television Academy Lifetime Achievement award for his contribution to Irish cinema add something