Gabriel Byrne Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Movies, Books, and Net Worth

Gabriel Byrne Bio | Wiki

Gabriel Byrne is a renowned Irish actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, audiobook narrator, and author. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London’s Royal Court Theatre in 1979. His screen debut came in the Irish drama serial The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken. Bryne has starred in over 70 films for some of cinema’s best-known directors.

Gabriel Byrne Age

He was born on May 12, 1950, in Dublin, Ireland. Byrne is 73 years old.

Gabriel Byrne Height

He is a man of tall stature. Byrne stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx 1.78 m).

Gabriel Byrne Family

He was born to devoutly Roman Catholic parents in Dublin, Ireland. Byrne is the son of Dan who was a soldier and cooper, while his mother Eileen, from Elphin, County Roscommon, was a hospital nurse. He was raised along with Donal, Thomas, Breda, Margaret, and a sister who died at an early age, Marian.

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Gabriel Byrne Wife

He married his partner, Hannah Beth King, on August 4, 2014, at Ballymaloe House in County Cork. The duo has a daughter Maisie James, who was born in February 2017. His family resides in Rockport, Maine, in the United States.

Gabriel Byrne and Ellen Barkin

Before, he was, married to actress Ellen Barkin from 1988 to 1999. He relocated to Manhattan to be with her as they began their relationship. Ellen and Byrne had two children Romy Marion in 1992 and John “Jack” Daniel in 1989. The two separated amicably in 1993 and divorced in 1999.

Further, he was a cultural ambassador for Ireland until he criticized The Gathering, a tourism initiative to encourage tourists of Irish heritage to visit the country. Also, he is an atheist, and has been vocally critical of the Catholic Church, which he described in a 2011 interview with The Guardian as “repressive of women and minorities and repressive of its followers.”

Gabriel Byrne Education

He studied at Ardscoil √Čanna in Crumlin, where he later taught Spanish and history. Byrne had trained to be a priest and said, “I spent five years in the seminary and I suppose it was assumed that one had a vocation. I realized subsequently that I didn’t.” Later, he enrolled at University College Dublin, where he studied archaeology and linguistics, becoming proficient in Irish.

Gabriel Byrne Movies

He has appeared in over 70 movies, some of the movies include:

  • Love Is … as Larry in 1981
  • Hanna K. as Joshua Herzog in 1983
  • Defence of the Realm as Nick Mullen in 1985
  • Hello Again as Dr. Kevin Scanlon in 1987
  • A Soldier’s Tale as Saul in 1989
  • Shipwrecked as Lieutenant John Merrick in 1990
  • Prince of Jutland as Fenge in 1994
  • Mad Dog Time as Ben London in 1996
  • Polish Wedding as Bolek in 1998
  • Stigmata as Father Andrew Kiernan in 1999
  • Emmett’s Mark as Jack Marlow / Stephen Bracken in 2002
  • P.S. as Peter Harrington in 2004
  • Jindabyne as Stewart Kane in 2006
  • Leningrad as Phillip Parker in 2009
  • Nobody Wants the Night as Bram Trevor in 2015
  • Lies We Tell as Donald in 2017
  • Lost Girls as Richard Dormer in 2020
  • Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend as Enzo Ferrari in 2022
  • The Boy, The Mole, The Fox, And The Horse as The Horse (voice) in 2022

Tv Shows

  • The Riordans as Pat Barry from 1978 to 1979
  • Strangers as Johnny Maguire in 1981
  • Wagner as Karl Ritter in 1983
  • Mussolini: The Untold Story as Vittorio Mussolini in 1985
  • Buffalo Girls as Teddy Blue in 1995
  • Glenroe as Pat Barry in 1997
  • In Treatment as Dr. Paul Weston from 2008 to 2010
  • Vikings as Earl Haraldson in 2013
  • Marco Polo as Pope Gregory X in 2016
  • The War of the Worlds as Bill Ward from 2019 to 2022
  • ZeroZeroZero as Edward Lynwood in 2020

Gabriel Byrne Books

Apart from being an actor, he has authored two books including:

  • Walking with Ghosts: A Memoir in 2021
  • Pictures in My Head in 1994

Gabriel Byrne In Treatment

He had a starring role in HBO’s American drama In Treatment as therapist Paul Weston from 2008 to 2010. He potrays a 50-something psychologist who has weekly sessions with patients and his former mentor Gina. For his role, he won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for two Emmy Awards and two Satellite Awards.

Gabriel Byrne Vikings

Byrne starred as Earl Haraldson in the first season of Vikings opposite Travis Fimmel and Clive Standen in 2013. He appeared in six episodes in season one of the tv series. Further, the series contains 89 episodes in six seasons.

Gabriel Byrne Walking with Ghosts

Walking with Ghosts is a memoir book that he authored in 2021 and published by Grove Press. Also, he did a one-man show based on his memoir of the same title opened on October 26, 2022, at the Music Box Theatre on Broadway.

Gabriel Byrne Actor

His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London’s Royal Court Theatre in 1979. His screen debut came in the Irish drama serial The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken. Bryne has starred in over 70 films for some of cinema’s best-known directors.

For his Broadway work, he has received two Tony nominations for roles in the work of Eugene O’Neill as well as the Outer Critics Circle Award for A Touch of the Poet. His incredible role is his performance in HBO’s American drama In Treatment from 20008 to 2010 where he won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for two Emmy Awards and two Satellite Awards. He has starred in numerous films, some of them are Miller’s Crossing, The Usual Suspects, Stigmata, End of Days, Spider, Jindabyne, Vampire Academy, and The 33 among others.

Byrne had produced several films, including the Academy Award-nominated In the Name of the Father. He has starred in a TV series adaptation of War of the Worlds since 2009. He was awarded the Irish Film and Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Irish cinema in 2018. In addition, he was listed at number 17 on The Irish Times’ list of Ireland’s greatest film actors in 2020.

Gabriel Byrne Net Worth

His successful career has been his main source of attaining decent fortune. Byrne’s net worth is $16 Million.

Who Is Gabriel Byrne

Byrne is a renowned Irish actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, audiobook narrator, and author. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London’s Royal Court Theatre in 1979. His screen debut came in the Irish drama serial The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken. Bryne has starred in over 70 films for some of cinema’s best-known directors.

How Tall Is Gabriel Byrne

Byrne is a man of tall stature and is 5 ft 10 in.

Who Is Gabriel Byrne Married To

married his partner, Hannah Beth King, on August 4, 2014, at Ballymaloe House in County Cork. The duo has a daughter Maisie James, who was born in February 2017. His family resides in Rockport, Maine, in the United States.