Pierce Brosnan is one of most popular Irish actors who has appeared in several super hit Hollywood and British movies.
Besides being a talented actor and a top global celebrity, Pierce Brosnan is also a film producer, activist as well as a successful entrepreneur.
Although Pierce Brosnan is most recognized for his role as the popular fiction spy James Bond, Pierce Brosnan has done several other memorable roles and has received several prestigious acting awards and honors besides having numerous award nominations till date.
About Pierce Brosnan
|Real Name||Pierce Brendan Brosnan|
|Date of Birth||16th May 1953|
|Place of Birth||Drogheba (County Louth)|
|Education||Graduated from Drama Centre London (London)|
|Height||6 ft 1"
(186 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
Family & Relationships
|Mother||May Smith Brosnan
|Wife||Keely Shaye-Smith Brosnan
(American Actress/Model/Author/Journalist/TV Host)
|Net Worth||INR 560,00,00,000
(USD 80 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Murphy's Stroke (1979), The Long Good Friday (1980), Nomads (1986), Taffin, The Fourth Protocol (1987), The Deceivers (1988), The Heist (1989), Mister Johnson (1990), Murder 101, Victim of Love/Raw Heat (1991), The Lawnmower Man, Live Wire (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire, Death Train, Entangled, The Broken Chain (1993), Love Affair, Don't Talk To Strangers (1994), Night Watch, Goldeneye (1995), Mars Attacks!, The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), Robinson's Crusoe, Dante's Peak, Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The Nephew (1998-Producer), Grey Owl, The Match (Producer), The Thomas Crown Affair (Producer), The World is Not Enough (1999), The Tailor of Panama (2001), Die Another Day, Evelyn (Producer) (2002), After the Sunset, Laws of Attraction (Executive Producer) (2004), The Matador (2005), Seraphim Falls (2006), Butterfly on a Wheel/Shattered/Desperate Hours (Producer), Married Life (2007), Mamma Mia! (2008), The Greatest (Executive Producer) (2009), The Ghost Writer, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Remember Me (2010), Salvation Boulevard, I Don't Know How She Does It (2011), The World's End (2013), The Love Punch, A Long Way Down, The November Man (Executive Producer) (2014), Some Kind of Beautiful (Producer), Survivor, No Escape, A Christmas Star (2015), Urge, I.T. (Executive Producer) (2016), The Only Living Boy in New York, The Foreigner (2017), Spinning Man, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Final Score (2018)
Manions of America (1981), Remington Steele (1982-1987), Noble House (1988), Around the World in 80 Days (1989), Bag of Bones (2011), The Son (2017-present)
|First Movie||Murphy's Stroke (1979)|
|Favorite Actor||John Cleese|
|Hobbies||Loves watching soccer|
Pierce Brosnan is not only recognized for his extremely stylish and suave portrayal of the worldwide popular James Bond movies in the 1990s but is also ranked among the most attractive male celebrities from around the world. After having initially rising to immense popularity playing Remington Steele on TV, Pierce Brosnan began appearing in more varying roles and has starred in numerous box-office super hits from mainly the Hollywood movie industry.
Pierce Brosnan’s age is around 69, as Pierce Brosnan was born on the 16th of May, 1953 in Drogheba, County Louth, in Ireland. Pierce Brosnan’s height is just above 6 ft 1 inches (186 cm) while Pierce Brosnan’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Pierce Brosnan loves watching soccer, and lists it as being part of his hobbies.
Pierce Brosnan’s father was Thomas Brosnan, who was a carpenter by profession, while Pierce Brosnan’s mother was May Smith Brosnan, who worked as a nurse. Pierce Brosnan was the only child to his parents and hence Pierce Brosnan does not have any siblings. Pierce Brosnan has been married twice and widowed once. Pierce Brosnan’s ex-wife was Australian actress, Cassandra Harris, with whom he was married to from December of 1980 to her demise in December of 1991. Pierce Brosnan’s wife is American actress, model, author, journalist and TV host Keely Shaye Brosnan, with whom he has been married to since August of 2001. Pierce Brosnan has three children in all through his two marriage. Pierce Brosnan’s sons are Sean William Walter Brosnan, Dylan Thomas Brosnan and Paris Beckett Brosnan.
Thanks to his impressive acting skills, combined with his business ventures and film production success, Pierce Brosnan’s net worth is estimated around INR 560 crores (USD 80 Million).
Talking about his success as an actor and recognition for his impressive acting skills, Pierce Brosnan is the winner of several prestigious awards and has also had numerous award nominations in his career as well.
Pierce Brosnan was named as an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II, in July of 2003.
Apart from this esteemed state honor, Pierce Brosnan has also been awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in December of 1997.
The list of Pierce Brosnan’s award-wins include winning the AARP Movies for Grownups Award for Breakaway Accomplishment for his impressive role in the super hit musical ‘Mamma Mia!’ (2008), winning the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Film Award for Best Actor for his impressive performance as James Bond in ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ (1997), winning the first Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Action for his acclaimed role as James Bond in ‘The World Is Not Enough’ (1999) and winning the second Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Drama/Romance for his impressive performance in ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’ (1999).
Pierce Brosnan is also known for winning the Chicago International Film Festival’s 2002 Career Achievement Award, winning the Malibu Film Festivals’ 2005 Achievement in the Arts Award, winning the Christopher Award for Film for his role in ‘Evelyn’ (2002), winning the Empire Award for Best Actor for his excellent performance in ‘The World is Not Enough’ (1999), winning the European Film Awards’ 2016 Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema award, winning the Golden Camera’s 2007 Humanitarian Award, winning the Irish Film and Television Awards’ 2004 Outstanding Irish Contribution to World Cinema award and winning the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Feature Film for his excellent acting in ‘The Ghost Writer’ (2010).
Pierce Brosnan has also won the Women in Film Crystal Awards’ 2001 Humanitarian Award (shared with wife Keely Shaye Brosnan), won the Women’s Image Network Awards’ 2001 Humanitarian Honoree award and also won the Young Hollywood Awards’ 2005 Role Model Award as well.
Apart from having won these prestigious acting awards and honors, Pierce Brosnan has also had 2 Golden Globe Award nominations, 2 AARP Movies for Grownups Award nominations, 3 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Film Award nominations, 1 American Comedy Award nomination, 1 European Film Award nomination, 2 Irish Film and Television Award nominations, 1 London Critics Circle Film Award nomination, 1 MTV Movie and TV Award nomination, 1 MTV TRL Award nomination, 1 National Movie Award nomination, 1 People’s Choice Award nomination, 1 Satellite Award nomination, 1 St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award nomination as well as 1 Village Voice Film Poll award nomination too.
Interesting Facts About Pierce Brosnan
- Pierce Brosnan has quit smoking however Pierce Brosnan does drink alcohol.
- Pierce Brosnan owns the Irish DreamTime production company.
- Pierce Brosnan has been ranked as one of the most attractive male celebrities from around the world numerous times by renowned publications.
- Pierce Brosnan had grown to around 6 ft in height when he was only 11 years old.
- Pierce Brosnan suffers from claustrophobia and is afraid of enclosed and small spaces.
- Pierce Brosnan, apart from earning a hefty salary from his James Bond roles, also received as part of compensation the BMW Z3, the BMW 8-Series and the BMW Z8 from Goldeneye (1995), ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ (1997) and from ‘The World is Not Enough’ (1999), respectively.
- Pierce Brosnan holds dual citizenship as he has earned a citizenship for the US as well as holds his Irish citizenship.
- Pierce Brosnan is a huge fan of the Doctor Who (1963) TV series.