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Born: March 29, 1955 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: Cast ...
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Worked as a schoolteacher for nearly ten years while acting in semi-professional and professional productions
1990:
Made feature acting debut in Jim Sheridan's "The Field"
1995:
Played sidekick to Mel Gibson's William Wallace in "Braveheart"
1995:
Acted in TNT adaptation of "Kidnapped"
1997:
Portrayed a dimwitted, low-level criminal in "I Went Down," directed by Paddy Breathnach and scripted by Conor McPherson
1998:
Played title role of Irish criminal Martin Cahill in John Boorman's "The General"
2000:
Landed featured role in "Mission: Impossible II," starring Tom Cruise
2000:
Co-starred with Brian Cox in "Salt Water"; adapted from McPherson's play "This Lime Tree Bower"
2001:
Re-teamed with Boorman to play a drunken revolutionary in "The Tailor of Panama"
2001:
Co-starred in "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," helmed by Steven Spielberg
2002:
Cast in Martin Scorsese's "Gangs of New York"
2003:
Played a corrupt police official in Los Angeles cop drama "Dark Blue"
2003:
Appeared in director Danny Boyle's post-modern zombie thriller "28 Days Later"
2003:
Cast in director Anthony Minghella's film adaptation of "Cold Mountain"
2004:
Cast as Spartan king Menelaus in director Wolfgang Petersen's epic "Troy"
2004:
Starred in M. Night Shyamalan's "The Village"
2005:
Cast opposite Orlando Bloom in Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven"
2005:
Played a hard-drinking Irish emigrant opposite Cillian Murphy in Neil Jordan's "Breakfast on Pluto"
2005:
Portrayed Alastor 'Mad­-Eye' Moody in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," adapted from the fourth book in fantasy series by J.K. Rowling; directed by Mike Newell
2007:
Reprised role of 'Mad-Eye' Moody for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
2007:
Co-starred in Robert Zemeckis' "Beowulf," filmed using a special technique of motion capture
2008:
Co-starred with Colin Farrell as Irish contract killers in "In Bruges"
2009:
Portrayed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in HBO movie "Into the Storm"
2010:
Reprised role of 'Mad-Eye' Moody in David Yates directed "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1"
2011:
Played an unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality opposite Don Cheadle in crime comedy "The Guard"
2011:
Cast alongside Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, and Janet McTeer in "Albert Nobbs"
2012:
Appeared in action drama "Safe House" opposite Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds
2012:
Cast opposite John Cusack in mystery thriller "The Raven"
2012:
Voiced character of The Pirate with Gout for animated adventure "The Pirates! Band of Misfits"
2012:
Featured opposite director Robert Redford in thriller "The Company You Keep"

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