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Date of Birth: May 12, 1950 (72)

Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2022
Performer
  [West End]
2022
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Broadway Revival, 2016
James Tyrone
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2005
Cornelius Melody
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Kerry Max Cook [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
James Tyrone, Jr.

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Writer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
Producer

Gabriel Byrne Movies

On a Paving Stone Mounted
 
[1978]
The Outsider
 
[1979]
Excalibur
 
[1981]
Uther Pendragon
Joyce in June
 
[1982]
Keogh / Blazes Boylan
Hanna K.
 
[1983]
Joshua Herzog
The Keep
 
[1983]
Kaempffer
The Treatment
 
[1984]
Father Michael
Reflections
 
[1984]
William Masters
Defence of the Realm
 
[1985]
Nicholas 'Nick' Mullen
Gothic
 
[1986]
Byron
Siesta
 
[1987]
Augustine
Hello Again
 
[1987]
Kevin Scanlon
Lionheart
 
[1987]
Black Prince
Julia and Julia
 
[1987]
Paolo
The Courier
 
[1988]
Val
Diamond Skulls
 
[1989]
Lord Hugo Bruckton
A Soldier's Tale
 
[1989]
Saul
Shipwrecked
 
[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]
Draiocht
 
[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
Stigmata
 
[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
Spider
 
[2002]
Bill Cleg
Virginia's Run
 
[2002]
Ford Lofton
Shade
 
[2003]
Miller
P.S.
 
[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
Wah-Wah
 
[2005]
Harry Compton
Played
 
[2006]
Eddie
Jindabyne
 
[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
Capital
 
[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
Hereditary
 
[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
 
[1981]
Ptolemy
Strangers
 
[1981]
Johnny Maguire
Bracken
 
[1980-1982]
Pat Barry
Wagner
 
[1983]
Karl Ritter
Christopher Columbus
 
[1985]
Christopher Columbus
Mussolini: The Untold Story
 
[1985]
Vittorio Mussolini
Screen Two
 
[1994]
The Good Thief
Buffalo Girls
 
[1995]
Teddy Blue
Glenroe
 
[1997]
Pat Barry
Madigan Men
 
[2000]
Benjamin Madigan
In Treatment
 
[2008-2010]
Dr. Paul Weston
Secret State
 
[2012]
Tom Dawkins
Vikings
 
[2013]
Earl Haraldson
Quirke
 
[2014]
Quirke
Vikings: Athelstan's Journal
 
[2015]
Earl Haraldson
Marco Polo
 
[2016]
Pope Gregory X
Maniac
 
[2018]
Porter Milgrim
ZeroZeroZero
 
[2019]
Edward Lynwood
War of the Worlds
 
[2019-2022]
Bill Ward

Gabriel Byrne Biography

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 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 Gold Star
Gabriel Byrne , A Touch of the Poet
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Play Gold Star
Gabriel Byrne, A Moon for the Misbegotten
 
Theatre World Awards - 2000 - Performance Gold Star
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 News

Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Melissa Errico & David Staller to Lead THE LETTERS  Photo Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Melissa Errico & David Staller to Lead THE LETTERS SERIES at Irish Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2023

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! Photo Rachel Brosnahan, Dominique Jackson, & More Join DYLAN MULVANEY'S DAY 365 LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2023

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! Photo Reneé Rapp, L Morgan Lee, Sis & More to Join DYLAN MULVANEY'S DAY 365 LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2023

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 Thi Photo Chazz Palminteri Stars in a Staged Reading Of IF YOU LOVE ME at The Actors Studio This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2023

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 Photo HOME FRONT By Warren Leight Extended at The Victory Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2023

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 E Photo Chazz Palminteri, Bobby Moresco & More to be Featured in The Actors Studio February Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2023

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.

Nina Goodheart and Sophie McIntosh Launch Good Apples Collective Photo Nina Goodheart and Sophie McIntosh Launch Good Apples Collective
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

Dedicated to nurturing and producing new theatrical works, Good Apples Collective has been launched by by director Nina Goodheart and playwright Sophie McIntosh.

The Victory Theatre Center Presents West Coast Premiere of HOME FRONT Photo The Victory Theatre Center Presents West Coast Premiere of HOME FRONT
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2022

The Victory Theatre Center presents the West Coast premiere of Home Front by Tony Award-winning playwright Warren Leight (Side Man). Leight’s moving portrait of a post-World War II interracial marriage runs January 13 through February 19 at The Victory Theatre Center in Burbank with Victory co-artistic director Maria Gobetti at the helm. Low-priced previews begin January 7.

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX & THE HORSE Trailer Photo VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX & THE HORSE Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2022

Produced by Academy Award nominee Cara Speller (‚ÄúPear Cider and Cigarettes‚ÄĚ) of NoneMore Productions and J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella of Bad Robot Productions. Directed by Peter Baynton (‚ÄúThe Tiger Who Came To Tea‚ÄĚ) and Mackesy, the film is adapted from the book in collaboration with Jon Croker (‚ÄúPaddington 2‚ÄĚ). Watch the new video trailer now!

HOME FRONT by Warren Leight to Have West Coast Premiere at Victory Theatre in January Photo HOME FRONT by Warren Leight to Have West Coast Premiere at Victory Theatre in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2022

This country will break your heart.¬†The¬†Victory Theatre Center will present the¬†West Coast premiere¬†of¬†Home Front¬†by Tony¬ģ Award-winning playwright¬†Warren Leight¬†(Side Man). Leight‚Äôs moving portrait of a post-World War II interracial marriage runs¬†January 13¬†through¬†February 19¬†at¬†The Victory Theatre Center¬†in Burbank.

Gabriel Byrne Videos

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX & THE HORSE Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX & THE HORSE Trailer

by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2022

Produced by Academy Award nominee Cara Speller (‚ÄúPear Cider and Cigarettes‚ÄĚ) of NoneMore Productions and J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella of Bad Robot Productions. Directed by Peter Baynton (‚ÄúThe Tiger Who Came To Tea‚ÄĚ) and Mackesy, the film is adapted from the book in collaboration with Jon Croker (‚ÄúPaddington 2‚ÄĚ). Watch the new video trailer now!

Video/Photos: Gabriel Byrne's WALKING WITH GHOSTS Opens on Broadway! Videoplay
Video/Photos: Gabriel Byrne's WALKING WITH GHOSTS Opens on Broadway!

by Opening Night - Oct 28, 2022

Last night, internationally renowned actor and writer Gabriel Byrne opened in his acclaimed solo show, Walking with Ghosts, on Broadway. This adaptation from his best-selling memoir of the same name is directed by Lonny Price and is currently playing at the Music Box Theatre for 75 performances only. Check out photos and video footage from opening night here!

Video: Gabriel Byrne Explains What WALKING WITH GHOSTS Is All About Videoplay
Video: Gabriel Byrne Explains What WALKING WITH GHOSTS Is All About

by Sneak Peek - Oct 23, 2022

Internationally renowned actor and writer Gabriel Byrne will return to Broadway in his acclaimed solo show, Walking with Ghosts, adapted from his best-selling memoir of the same name. Directed by Lonny Price, the limited engagement of Walking with Ghosts will begin performances on October 18, with an official opening night of Thursday, October 27, at the Music Box Theatre for 75 performances only.

VIDEO: EPIX Debuts Trailer for Season Two of WAR OF THE WORLDS Videoplay
VIDEO: EPIX Debuts Trailer for Season Two of WAR OF THE WORLDS

by Stage Tube - May 7, 2021

Distributed internationally by STUDIOCANAL, the drama series is executive produced by Howard Overman, Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps for Urban Myth Films. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for BRIDGE AND TUNNEL on EPIX Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for BRIDGE AND TUNNEL on EPIX

by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2020

Written, directed and produced by Edward Burns (Saving Private Ryan, Public Morals), this dramedy series set in 1980 revolves around a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of PENNYWORTH Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of PENNYWORTH

by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2020

A year after the explosive events of last season, England finds itself embroiled in a devastating civil war, with the powerful, neo-fascist Raven Union, led by Lord Harwood (Jason Flemyng) threatening to control the entire country.

VIDEO: Amazon Prime Video to Premiere ZEROZEROZERO on March 6 Videoplay
VIDEO: Amazon Prime Video to Premiere ZEROZEROZERO on March 6

by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2020

On Friday, March 6, all eight episodes of the Amazon Original ZeroZeroZero will premiere on Prime Video in the US, Canada, Latin America and Spain. The one-hour action crime drama is inspired by the book of the same title from best-selling author Roberto Saviano (Gomorrah).

VIDEO: Amy Ryan Stars in the Trailer for LOST GIRLS Videoplay
VIDEO: Amy Ryan Stars in the Trailer for LOST GIRLS

by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

Netflix has released the first trailer for their film Lost Girls, starring Amy Ryan. When 24-year-old Shannan Gilbert mysteriously disappears one night, her mother Mari (Academy Award¬ģ nominee Amy Ryan) embarks on a dark journey that finds her face to face with hard truths about her daughter, herself, and police bias. Determined to find her daughter at all costs, Mari Gilbert retraces Shannan's last known steps, driving her own investigation to an insular gated community near the desolate outer banks of Long Island. Her discoveries force law enforcement and the media to uncover more than a dozen unsolved murders of sex workers, young lives Mari will not let the world forget.

VIDEO: Audra McDonald is Excited to Return to Broadway in FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE C Videoplay
VIDEO: Audra McDonald is Excited to Return to Broadway in FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE

by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2019

On this morning's episode of TODAY on NBC, Audra McDonald stopped by to talk about the latest season of the CBS All Access series she stars in, 'The Good Fight.' During the interview, she talked about how she'd love to have a musical episode of the series, but that she's gotten to sing on the series. Al Roker then went to ask McDonald about her upcoming return to Broadway in FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE. McDonald tells TODAY that she is 'very excited to do that.'

BWW Exclusive: Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne Star in NO PAY, NUDITY, Out 11/11
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 10, 2016

Below, Broadway World shares an exclusive clip entitled '"Stop Acting Like An Asshole"  from NO PAY, NUDITY, a new comedy drama starring Gabriel Byrne, Frances Conroy and Nathan Lane.


Gabriel Byrne Frequently Asked Questions

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?
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?
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 Misbegottenand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten.

What is Gabriel Byrne next theatre project?
Gabriel Byrne's next show will be Walking With Ghosts which opens on 9/6/2022 on West End.

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