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Aidan Gillen

  • Apr 24, 1968 (age 51)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2019
Project Blue Book
TV ShowJan 8, 2019

Project Blue Book

Project Blue Book is an American historical drama television …
Project Blue Book is an American historical drama television series that premiered on History on January 8, 2019. The main role of Dr. J. Allen Hynek is played by Aidan Gillen, and the first season consisted of ten episodes. The series is based on the real-life Project Blue Book, a series of studies on unidentified flying objects. On February 10, 2019, History renewed the series for a 10-episode second season.
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2018
I didn't... I wasn't... I amn't
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MovieNov 14, 2018

I didn't... I wasn't... I amn't

A pitch-black comedy on the …
A pitch-black comedy on the social contract of human endeavour between men and women in the paradox of modern life.
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Bohemian Rhapsody
MovieOct 23, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is a movie based on the true story of …
Bohemian Rhapsody is a movie based on the true story of Queen's journey from the start of the rock band to their now-legendary 1985 performance at the Live Aid concert in Wembley Stadium. The story chronicles lead singer Freddie Mercury's tempestuous journey from an outcast immigrant struggling to find his place in a rejecting society to his becoming a beloved and world-famous artist.
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We Ourselves
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MovieJul 12, 2018

We Ourselves

A journey into the minds and hearts of a group of idealists and …
A journey into the minds and hearts of a group of idealists and careerists as they take their separate paths in life. They believe they are the best of friends, yet they are alone and in a state of exile.
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Dave Allen at Peace
MovieApr 2, 2018

Dave Allen at Peace

Filmed in homage to his original TV series, this factual drama …
Filmed in homage to his original TV series, this factual drama follows Dave Allen from childhood to becoming one of the UK and Ireland's comedy greats, with just a whiskey, a cigarette and ...
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure
MovieJan 11, 2018

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

In the epic finale to The …
In the epic finale to The Maze Runner Saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary last city, a WCKD controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get the answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze. Will Thomas and the crew make it out alive? Or will Ava Paige get her way?
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Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nomination2018

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemb…

Nominated for "Game of Thrones".
Screen Actors Guild Award
2017
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
MovieApr 27, 2017

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Robbed of his birthright, …
Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.
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The Lovers
MovieApr 22, 2017

The Lovers

Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, …
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.
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Pickups
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MovieFeb 18, 2017

Pickups

Pickups, the new film directed by Jamie Thraves, is about a …
Pickups, the new film directed by Jamie Thraves, is about a man called Aidan (conveniently enough, played by Aidan Gillen) who is suffering from insomnia, back trouble and the breakdown of ...
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2016
Sing Street
MovieJan 24, 2016

Sing Street

Sing Street is a 2016 musical coming-of-age comedy …
Sing Street is a 2016 musical coming-of-age comedy-drama film co-written, co-produced and directed by John Carney. Starring Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Aiden Gillen, Jack Reynor, and Kelly Thornton, the story revolves around a boy starting a band to impress a girl in 1980s Ireland. It is an international co-production between producers from Ireland, the United States, and United Kingdom.
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Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nomination2016

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemb…

Nominated for "Game of Thrones".
Screen Actors Guild Award
2015
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
MovieSep 1, 2015

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

The second chapter of the …
The second chapter of the epic "Maze Runner" saga. Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD's vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.
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You're Ugly Too
MovieFeb 7, 2015

You're Ugly Too

After her mother's death, Stacey (Lauren Kinsella) moves with …
After her mother's death, Stacey (Lauren Kinsella) moves with her uncle Will (Aiden Gillen) to a remote region in the Irish midlands. As the two cautiously get to know each other,they have ...
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2014
Ambition
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MovieOct 24, 2014

Ambition

The story of one of the most important space exploration …
The story of one of the most important space exploration endeavours of this decade. Just as Gillen's enigmatic Master encourages Franciosi's Apprentice to seek out the key to life amidst a rugged alien landscape, ESA has been on a decade-long ambitious journey of its own, to unlock the mysteries of a comet and the origins of our Solar System with its Rosetta spacecraft, hundreds of millions of kilometres from Earth. Ambition complements the ongoing communication about Rosetta and adds a "human dimension" to the scientific and technological achievements of the mission, which include curiosity, drive and ambition.
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Still
MovieJul 12, 2014

Still

Set in North London, 'Still' is a gritty and atmospheric thriller …
Set in North London, 'Still' is a gritty and atmospheric thriller about the violent disintegration of a man and father. Tom Carver (Aidan Gillen) is a man stumbling blindly towards a crossroad in his life, thrown out of focus by the death of his teenage son a year earlier. He becomes involved in a feud with a teenage gang after a seemingly harmless collision with a young kid. As the feud becomes more horrifying, Carver's world starts to unravel forcing him to make decisions that will change his life forever.
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Calvary
MovieJan 19, 2014

Calvary

Father James is a good priest living in a small town in Ireland. …
Father James is a good priest living in a small town in Ireland. During a confessional, a parishioner declares that after being abused as a kid at the hands of another priest, he is going to kill Father James. In daily visits to all the town members, Father James discovers that there is no shortage of domestic abuse, racism, suicidal tendencies and extreme nihilistic views. A lack of innocence runs deep and a series of criminal acts forces Father James to face his persecutor and the dark consequences from the past of the Catholic Church.
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2013
Peaky Blinders
TV ShowSep 12, 2013

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders is an English crime drama television series …
Peaky Blinders is an English crime drama television series primarily set in Birmingham, England in the aftermath of World War I. The series, which was created by Steven Knight and produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions, Screen Yorkshire and Tiger Aspect Productions, follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family. Screen Yorkshire provided funding for the production through the Yorkshire Content Fund. It was the first production to receive funding from the Yorkshire Content Fund, which in turn made certain the majority of the show was filmed in Yorkshire as part of the deal.
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Beneath the Harvest Sky
MovieSep 8, 2013

Beneath the Harvest Sky

The story of Casper (Emory …
The story of Casper (Emory Cohen) and Dominic (Callan McAuliffe) - two best friends that are fiercely loyal to one another, as they come of age in a small farming town in Maine. During harvest break, Casper is drawn into smuggling drugs across the Canadian border with his outlaw father, Clayton (Aidan Gillen). Meanwhile, Dominic works his final potato harvest, hoping to earn the money he needs to buy a car and take them away towards a better future. But with Casper's life unraveling before their eyes, their friendship and loyalty are put to the test as they are forced to mature and make very adult decisions that will forever alter the course of their lives.
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Mister John
MovieJun 24, 2013

Mister John

After discovering his wife's infidelities, Gerry leaves …
After discovering his wife's infidelities, Gerry leaves London to look after his deceased brother's business and family in Singapore. Discovering a foreign world of opportunity that had not existed before gives Gerry a chance at starting over by slipping into his brother's life - both emotionally and physically. However, leaving his wife and child behind in the UK is not so easy as Gerry must choose between becoming his brother's alter ego 'Mister John' or returning to London to face his failing relationship.
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Scrapper
MovieMay 21, 2013

Scrapper

Hollis Wallace seeks out scrap metal and sells it in order to …
Hollis Wallace seeks out scrap metal and sells it in order to take care of his ill mother. She is his only friend and he totally immerses himself in scrapping rather than making other friends. He is perfectly happy with his life, although it appears that he does not have much of one. That all changes when he meets Swan and they begin to work together, not even realizing that they are becoming friends. Circumstances arise that might harm the bond that Hollis and Swan have and they must fight to keep their friendship on a safe track while still earning enough to take care of Hollis’ mother.
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Mayday
TV ShowMar 3, 2013

Mayday

A 14-year-old girl goes missing ahead of her central role in …
A 14-year-old girl goes missing ahead of her central role in the local Mayday pageant, and residents of the local community start to wonder which one of them might be responsible for her abduction. Some townsfolk must face the question of what to do when you suspect a loved one of an unspeakable crime?
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2012
The Good Man
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MovieSep 14, 2012

The Good Man

Michael is a young Irish banker, whose life begins to unravel …
Michael is a young Irish banker, whose life begins to unravel after causing a stranger's death in an accident. Sifiso is a teenager living in a shack in a Cape Town township, dreaming of ...
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The Dark Knight Rises
MovieJul 16, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

Eight years after the events …
Eight years after the events of The Dark Knight (2008) find Gotham at a time of peace. This is due to Batman taking the fall for Harvey Dent's murder. However, a new evil force named Bane has arrived in Gotham and aims to take over the city and expose the truth behind who Harvey Dent really was. Now that Wayne Manor has been completely rebuilt, Bruce Wayne has become almost reclusive, rarely leaving the estate. And with Bane taking over the city by force, it forces Batman to come out of retirement. But his allies are few and far between. An elusive jewel thief by the name of Selina Kyle could be the key to stopping Bane, but whose side is she on?
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Shadow Dancer
MovieJan 24, 2012

Shadow Dancer

In 1993, the IRA member Collette is arrested in the London tube …
In 1993, the IRA member Collette is arrested in the London tube after leaving a bomb in the facility. MI-5 Agent Mac offers a deal to Collette to become an informer. She accepts the agreement to protect her son and in return Mac offers a new identity to her after a period working for the MI-5. Soon Mac learns that his superior Kate Fletcher is using Collette to protect her mole inside the Irish organization. Mac tries to find the identity of the informer and protect Collette.
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Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nomination2012

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemb…

Nominated for "Game of Thrones".
Screen Actors Guild Award
2011
Blitz
MovieMay 6, 2011

Blitz

In London, the violent Detective Sergeant Tom Brant is in …
In London, the violent Detective Sergeant Tom Brant is in trouble with the press and his superiors request a low profile attitude from him. When a cop killer called Blitz attacks police officers in London, Brant is assigned to the manhunt with his chief, the gay cop Porter Nash. His investigation shows that the criminal is the hoodlum Barry Weiss, but the police can not find any evidence against Barry. When he is released from jail thanks to his lawyer, Brant and Nash put Barry under surveillance expecting a new attack of the Blitz.
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Game of Thrones
TV ShowApr 17, 2011

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television …
Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. The show was both produced and filmed in Belfast and elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Filming locations also included Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco and Spain. The series premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and concluded on May 19, 2019, with 73 episodes broadcast over eight seasons.
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2010
Thorne: Scaredy Cat
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MovieOct 31, 2010

Thorne: Scaredy Cat

Two women have been murdered within hours of one another …
Two women have been murdered within hours of one another near St. Pancras station, but in quite different ways. When a connection is made with two other murders which occurred months before, but also on the same day, DI Thorne realizes two serial killers may be at work in a macabre partnership.
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Thorne
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MovieOct 10, 2010

Thorne

Thorne is a British television crime drama series, based on the …
Thorne is a British television crime drama series, based on the novels of author Mark Billingham, that first broadcast on Sky One on 10 October 2010. A single six-episode series, starring David Morrissey in the title role of Detective Inspector Tom Thorne, broadcast at 21:00 on Sundays until 14 November. As well as Morrissey, the series also stars Aidan Gillen, Eddie Marsan, O-T Fagbenle and Lorraine Ashbourne in supporting roles. The series comprises two three-part dramatisations of the first two Thorne novels, Sleepyhead and Scaredycat. Sleepyhead, directed by Stephen Hopkins, previewed in full at the BFI Southbank in London on 4 October 2010, followed by a Q&A session featuring writer Mark Billingham and actors David Morrissey and Eddie Marsan.
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Treacle Jr.
MovieOct 6, 2010

Treacle Jr.

Tom is forty. He walks out one day, rather abruptly, on his wife …
Tom is forty. He walks out one day, rather abruptly, on his wife and baby boy and his seemingly happy life. He finds himself living on the streets of London. One night alone in a park he is...
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Love/Hate
TV ShowOct 3, 2010

Love/Hate

Love/Hate is an Irish dramatic television series broadcast …
Love/Hate is an Irish dramatic television series broadcast on RTÉ Television. The show aired between 2010 and 2014 on RTÉ One and RTÉ Player. The show depicts fictional characters in Dublin's criminal underworld.
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Identity
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TV ShowJul 5, 2010

Identity

Identity is a British police procedural drama television …
Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for his work on the BBC's Waking The Dead and the acclaimed ITV mini-series He Kills Coppers. The remake rights have been sold to the ABC Network in America who are developing their own version of the show. ITV confirmed that the show had been cancelled on 19 October 2010, after a single series.
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Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film
Nomination2010

Best Performance by an Actor in a Britis…

Nominated for "Treacle Jr.".
BIFA Award
2009
Wake Wood
MovieSep 25, 2009

Wake Wood

Still grieving the death of nine-year-old Alice - their only child - at …
Still grieving the death of nine-year-old Alice - their only child - at the jaws of a crazed dog, vet Patrick and pharmacist Louise relocate to the remote town of Wake Wood where they learn of a pagan ritual that will allow them three more days with Alice. The couple find the idea disturbing and exciting in equal measure, but once they agree terms with Arthur, the village's leader, a far bigger question looms - what will they do when it's time for Alice to go back?
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Freefall
MovieMay 11, 2009

Freefall

Freefall is a BBC television film written and directed by …
Freefall is a BBC television film written and directed by Dominic Savage, that premiered on BBC Two on 14 July 2009. Set in autumn 2007, Freefall is a dramatic satire of the mortgage crisis that led to the worldwide economic downturn. Dominic Cooper stars as Dave Matthews, a charismatic corporate psychopath who sells mortgages in Watford, Hertfordshire, to families denied credit whether they can afford repayment or not. In the series, Dave meets up with an old school mate, Jim Potter (played by Joseph Mawle) who becomes another of Dave's mortgage victims. Despite a confrontation from Jim, Dave feels nothing and moves on to sell expensive solar panel packages to upper middle class house wives. Aidan Gillen stars as Gus, a high flying workaholic who sells corporate mortgages.
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12 Rounds
MovieMar 19, 2009

12 Rounds

Uniformed New Orleans PD officer Danny Fisher earns his …
Uniformed New Orleans PD officer Danny Fisher earns his promotion to detective to his near-rather lucky, albeit brave, arrest of ruthless terrorist arms-dealer Miles Jackson, whose girlfriend Erica Kessen got accidentally killed during the dirty FBI-operation. Exactly a year later, Miles has escaped and blows up Danny's house as foretaste of a Herculean race to accomplish twelve near-impossible tasks against the clock, otherwise his kidnapped girlfriend Molly will be killed. Yet at the end, another master-plan is suspected.
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2008
Blackout
MovieMay 29, 2008

Blackout

Three people from different walks of life find themselves …
Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.
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2005
Walk Away and I Stumble
MovieNov 14, 2005

Walk Away and I Stumble

Andy Spader has been …
Andy Spader has been happily married for 13 years, with two teenage children, when he meets a younger woman, Claire Holmes, after going to investigate a break-in at her travel agency shop. ...
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Trouble with Sex
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MovieMay 6, 2005

Trouble with Sex

A sexy romantic drama in which, at the outset, the characters are …
A sexy romantic drama in which, at the outset, the characters are leading their own lives in very different worlds, though each is beset by niggling discontentment. Michelle (Renée Weldon -...
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2004
Nomination2004

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "The Caretaker".
Tony Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "The Caretaker".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "The Caretaker".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination2004

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "The Caretaker".
Tony Award
2003
Shanghai Knights
MovieJan 30, 2003

Shanghai Knights

When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and …
When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. Chon's sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family but almost no one will believe her.
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2002
The Wire
TV ShowJun 2, 2002

The Wire

The Wire is an American crime drama television series …
The Wire is an American crime drama television series created and primarily written by author and former police reporter David Simon. The series was broadcast by the cable network HBO in the United States. The Wire premiered on June 2, 2002 and ended on March 9, 2008, comprising 60 episodes over five seasons.
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2001
My Kingdom
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MovieSep 10, 2001

My Kingdom

A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative …
A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a former junkie--and prostitute--rejects her inheritance, pitting sisters Kath and Tracy against each other.
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Olivia O'Flanagan
MarriageJuly 2001

Olivia O'Flanagan

Married Olivia O'Flanagan.
2000
Lorna Doone
MovieDec 24, 2000

Lorna Doone

Against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval, a farmer …
Against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval, a farmer falls in love with the "queen" of the notorious Doone clan --a family that he has sworn vengeance on.
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Joe Murphy
Child2000

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy born.
Best Actor
Nomination2000

Best Actor

Nominated for "Queer as Folk".
British Academy Television Award
1999
Queer as Folk
TV ShowFeb 23, 1999

Queer as Folk

Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that …
Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Initially running for eight episodes, a two-part follow up called Queer as Folk 2 was shown in 2000. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies.
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1997
Berry Murphy
Child1997

Berry Murphy

Berry Murphy born.
1996
Some Mother's Son
MovieMay 1, 1996

Some Mother's Son

Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British …
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ...
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1995
Circle of Friends
MovieMar 2, 1995

Circle of Friends

'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses …
'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve reunite with their childhood friend, the ice-cool Nan Mahon, the 'college belle'. They also encounter the handsome and charming Jack Foley, whom Benny quickly falls for.
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1989
Agatha Christie's Poirot
TV ShowJan 8, 1989

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Poirot (also known as Agatha …
Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's Poirot) is a British mystery drama television series that aired on ITV from 8 January 1989 to 13 November 2013. David Suchet stars as the eponymous detective, Agatha Christie's fictional Hercule Poirot. Initially produced by LWT, the series was later produced by ITV Studios. The series also aired on VisionTV in Canada and on PBS and A&E in the United States.
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1968
Aidan Gillen
BirthApril 1968

Aidan Gillen

Aidan Gillen was born.
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