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Gabriel Byrne

Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND

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Gabriel Byrne has starred in more than 80 feature films and has worked with some of cinema's leading directors.

Movies include Excalibur, Miller's Crossing, Into the West, The Point of No Return, Little Women, Spider, The Usual Suspects, Dead Man, The End of Violence, Louder than Bombs, The Man in the Iron Mask, Vanity Fair and Death of a Ladies’ Man.
Next he stars as Samuel Beckett in the upcoming film Dance First, directed by James Marsh.
On Broadway, he received a Tony Award nomination for his performance as James Tyrone Jr opposite Cherry Jones in A Moon for the Misbegotten, directed by Daniel Sullivan.
He won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for A Touch of the Poet, directed by Doug Hughes.
In 2016, he starred as James Tyrone opposite Jessica Lange in O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Jonathan Kent, for which he received nominations from the Tony Awards and Outer Critics Circle.
TV includes Vikings, Maniac, Zero Zero Zero and Secret State. He won the Golden Globe in 2008 for his role in the HBO series In Treatment.
In 2019, Byrne was honoured by the Irish Film and Television Academy with a Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution to cinema.
His critically acclaimed memoir upon which Walking with Ghosts is based has been longlisted for the 2022 French Prix Femina.

Gabriel Byrne Photos


Broadway Production, 2022

[West End]

Roundabout Broadway Revival, 2016
James Tyrone

Roundabout Revival, 2005
Cornelius Melody

Kerry Max Cook [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 2000
James Tyrone, Jr.

Gabriel Byrne Productions

[West End, 2022]
[Off-Broadway, 2011]

Gabriel Byrne Movies

On a Paving Stone Mounted
[ 1978 ]
The Outsider
[ 1979 ]
[ 1981 ] Uther Pendragon
Joyce in June
[ 1982 ] Keogh / Blazes Boylan
Hanna K.
[ 1983 ] Joshua Herzog
The Keep
[ 1983 ] Kaempffer
The Treatment
[ 1984 ] Father Michael
[ 1984 ] William Masters
Defence of the Realm
[ 1985 ] Nicholas 'Nick' Mullen
[ 1986 ] Byron
[ 1987 ] Augustine
Hello Again
[ 1987 ] Kevin Scanlon
[ 1987 ] Black Prince
Julia and Julia
[ 1987 ] Paolo
The Courier
[ 1988 ] Val
Diamond Skulls
[ 1989 ] Lord Hugo Bruckton
A Soldier's Tale
[ 1989 ] Saul
[ 1990 ] Lt. John Merrick
Miller's Crossing
[ 1990 ] Tom Reagan
Cool World
[ 1992 ] Jack Deebs
Into the West
[ 1992 ] Papa Reilly
A Dangerous Woman
[ 1993 ] Mackey
Point of No Return
[ 1993 ] Bob
Trial by Jury
[ 1994 ] Daniel Graham
Little Women
[ 1994 ] Friedrich Bhaer
A Simple Twist of Fate
[ 1994 ] John Newland
Royal Deceit
[ 1994 ] Fenge
The Usual Suspects
[ 1995 ] Keaton
Dead Man
[ 1995 ] Charlie Dickinson
Frankie Starlight
[ 1995 ] Jack Kelly
Dr Hagard's Disease
[ 1996 ]
Past Into Present
[ 1996 ]
[ 1996 ] Father
Trigger Happy
[ 1996 ] Ben London
Somebody Is Waiting
[ 1996 ] Roger Ellis
The Last of the High Kings
[ 1996 ] Jack Griffin
The Last of the High Kings
[ 1996 ]
The End of Violence
[ 1997 ] Ray Bering
Smilla's Feeling for Snow
[ 1997 ] The Mechanic
Weapons of Mass Distraction
[ 1997 ] Lionel Powers
This Is the Sea
[ 1997 ] Rohan
The Brylcreem Boys
[ 1998 ] Commandant O'Brien
The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot
[ 1998 ] Lionel - Voice
Enemy of the State
[ 1998 ] Brill
The Man in the Iron Mask
[ 1998 ] D'Artagnan
Polish Wedding
[ 1998 ] Bolek
End of Days
[ 1999 ] The Man
[ 1999 ] Father Andrew Kiernan
Canone inverso - Making Love
[ 2000 ] The Violinist
When Brendan Met Trudy
[ 2000 ] Special Appearance
Ghost Ship
[ 2002 ] Murphy
Emmett's Mark
[ 2002 ] Jack Marlow / Stephen Bracken
[ 2002 ] Bill Cleg
Virginia's Run
[ 2002 ] Ford Lofton
[ 2003 ] Miller
[ 2004 ] Peter Harrington
Vanity Fair
[ 2004 ] The Marquess of Steyne
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
[ 2004 ] Brother Juniper
Assault on Precinct 13
[ 2005 ] Capt. Marcus Duvall
[ 2005 ] Harry Compton
[ 2006 ] Eddie
[ 2006 ] Stewart Kane
Emotional Arithmetic
[ 2007 ] Christopher Lewis
Perrier's Bounty
[ 2009 ] Voice of The Reaper - Voice
Attack on Leningrad
[ 2009 ] Parker
The Women of SNL
[ 2010 ] Priest
[ 2012 ] Dittmar Rigule
I, Anna
[ 2012 ] D.C.I. Bernie Reid
Just a Sigh
[ 2013 ] Doug
All Things to All Men
[ 2013 ] Joseph Corso
Vampire Academy
[ 2014 ] Victor Dashkov
Louder Than Bombs
[ 2015 ] Gene
The 33
[ 2015 ] Andre Sougarret
Endless Night
[ 2015 ] Bram Trevor
Carrie Pilby
[ 2016 ] Mr. Pilby
No Pay, Nudity
[ 2016 ] Lawrence Rose
Mad to Be Normal
[ 2017 ] Jim
Lies We Tell
[ 2017 ] Donald
An L.A. Minute
[ 2018 ] Ted Gold
In the Cloud
[ 2018 ] Doc Wolff
[ 2018 ] Steve
Death of a Ladies' Man
[ 2020 ] Samuel O'Shea
Lost Girls
[ 2020 ] Richard Dormer
Murder at Yellowstone City
[ 2022 ] Sheriff Jim Ambrose

Gabriel Byrne TV Shows

The Riordans
[ 1978-1979 ] Pat Barry
The Search for Alexander the Great
Johnny Maguire
[ 1980-1982 ] Pat Barry
Karl Ritter
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus
Mussolini: The Untold Story
Vittorio Mussolini
Screen Two
The Good Thief
Buffalo Girls
Teddy Blue
Pat Barry
Madigan Men
Benjamin Madigan
In Treatment
[ 2008-2010 ] Dr. Paul Weston
Secret State
Tom Dawkins
Earl Haraldson
Vikings: Athelstan's Journal
Earl Haraldson
Marco Polo
Pope Gregory X
Porter Milgrim
Edward Lynwood
War of the Worlds
[ 2019-2022 ] Bill Ward

Gabriel Byrne Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Play

Gabriel Byrne, Long Day's Journey Into Night

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Gabriel Byrne, Long Day's Journey Into Night

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actor in a Play

Gabriel Byrne , A Touch of the Poet

Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Play

Gabriel Byrne, A Moon for the Misbegotten

Theatre World Awards - 2000 - Performance

Gabriel Byrne, A Moon for the Misbegotten

Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Gabriel Byrne, A Moon for the Misbegotten

Olivier Awards - 1981 - Director of the Year

Trevor Nunn, Cats

Gabriel Byrne Videos

Gabriel Byrne News

Theater Latté Da Presents SCOTLAND, PA At The Ritz Theater This September

Theater Latté Da brings SCOTLAND, PA to The Ritz Theater from September 18 to October 20, 2024. Enjoy this dark comedy adaptation of Shakespeare's MACBETH set in a 1970s Pennsylvania diner.
Cast Set for World Premiere Of Sophie McIntosh's CUNNICULARII At Alchemical Studios

The cast has been revealed for the world premiere of Sophie McIntosh’s CUNNICULARII, running at Alchemical Studios this summer.
Good Apples Collective to Present World Premiere Of Sophie McIntosh's CUNNICULARII

Experience the world premiere of CUNNICULARII by Sophie McIntosh, presented by Good Apples Collective at Alchemical Studios. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Jason Alexander to Star in Lonny Price-Helmed FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at La Mirada

Jason Alexander and more will be starring in Fiddler on the Roof at La Mirada Theatre. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Guthrie Theater to Present ON BECKETT Featuring Tony Award Winner Bill Irwin

The Guthrie Theater has revealed the cast and creative team for On Beckett, an Irish Repertory Theatre production produced by Octopus Theatricals. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Irish Arts Center to Honor Stephen Colbert At 2023 Gala

Join the Irish Arts Center in honoring Stephen Colbert at their 2023 Gala on November 17 at Pier Sixty in New York City. Don't miss this special event celebrating the arts and culture of Ireland and Irish America.
Bill Irwin to Star in One-Man Show ON BECKETT at Two River Theater

Experience the brilliance of Tony Award-winning actor Bill Irwin as he performs 'On Beckett' at Two River Theater from December 7 - 10, 2023. Don't miss this intimate one-man show that brings Samuel Beckett's words to life. Tickets available now.
Samuel Beckett Biopic DANCE FIRST Starring Gabriel Byrne to Close San Sebastian Film Festival

According to The Hollywood Reporter, DANCE FIRST, the Samuel Beckett biopic directed by Oscar winner James Marsh, will close the 71st San Sebastian Film Festival, running September 22nd through 30.
Irish Repertory Theatre to Celebrate 35th Anniversary with THE FRIEL PROJECT Season

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director; Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) will present The Friel Project, a retrospective of the work of renowned Irish playwright Brian Friel, to take place from October 2023 through May 2024.
Titles by Eva Noblezada, Gabriel Byrne & More Set for Audible Theater June Slate

Audible Inc., has released a new slate of four Audible Theater titles. See full programming and learn how to listen in!
THE SAVIOUR World Premiere to be Presented at Irish Rep in July

Irish Repertory Theatre will present Landmark Productions (Anne Clarke, Founder and Producer) World Stage Premiere of The Saviour. See how to purchase tickets!
LOVE LETTERS Starring Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti Adds Performances at Irish Rep

Irish Repertory Theatre has added five additional performances for Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, directed by Ciarán O’Reilly (Endgame), starring Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti.
Who Else Was Eligible for 2023 Tony Nominations?

Nominations for the 2023 Tony Awards were announced this morning, and while a select, talented few will spend the day celebrating their achievements, there are many who (while still great!), didn't get a nomination this year. Check out who else was eligible here.
How to Watch the 2023 Tony Nominations

The 76th Annual Tony Award Nominations will be announced on Tuesday, May 2, by Lea Michele and Myles Frost. The announcement can be viewed LIVE (9am ET) in their entirety here on BroadwayWorld.
Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Melissa Errico & David Staller to Lead THE LETTERS SERIES at Irish Rep

Irish Repertory Theatre will present The Letters Series, featuring Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty & George Bernard Shaw, directed by Charlotte Moore. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!
Rachel Brosnahan, Dominique Jackson, & More Join DYLAN MULVANEY'S DAY 365 LIVE!

Rachel Brosnahan and Dominique Jackson have joined the starry line-up for Dylan Mulvaney’s one-night-only variety show Dylan Mulvaney’s Day 365 Live! See how to purchase tickets! 
Reneé Rapp, L Morgan Lee, Sis & More to Join DYLAN MULVANEY'S DAY 365 LIVE!

Beloved TikTok creator and trans artist Dylan Mulvaney will make her grand return to the stage headlining a one-night-only, live variety show called Dylan Mulvaney’s Day 365 Live! See who is taking part and how to purchase tickets.
Chazz Palminteri Stars in a Staged Reading Of IF YOU LOVE ME at The Actors Studio This Weekend

This weekend, The Actors Studio, located at 432 West 44th Street, will open its doors to the public for a staged reading of If You Love Me, a staged reading of a new play by Lyle Kessler (Orphans). Directed by Academy Award winner Bobby Moresco, Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri (Bullets Over Broadway, A Bronx Tale) leads a cast featuring Gabe Furman, Kathleen Simmonds and Connor Chase Stewart.
HOME FRONT By Warren Leight Extended at The Victory Theatre

The Victory Theatre Center has extended its current hit production, Home Front by Tony Award-winning playwright Warren Leight (Side Man), through February 26 and added Thursday evening performances.
Chazz Palminteri, Bobby Moresco & More to be Featured in The Actors Studio February Events

In February, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.


How many Broadway shows has Gabriel Byrne been in?

Gabriel Byrne has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Gabriel Byrne been in?

Gabriel Byrne has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What awards has Gabriel Byrne been nominated for?

Gabriel Byrne has been nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night, Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Touch of the Poet, Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten, and Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Cats.

What awards has Gabriel Byrne won?

Gabriel Byrne has won the following awards for his performances in Broadway plays: - Outstanding Actor in a Play from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for A Touch of the Poet - Outstanding Actor - Play from the Drama Desk Awards for A Moon for the Misbegotten - Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for A Moon for the Misbegotten.

What was Gabriel Byrne's first West End show?

Gabriel Byrne's first West End show was Walking With Ghosts which opened in 2022

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