Gleeson, Domhnall Biography
biography of Gleeson, Domhnall1983, Dublin, Ireland
- He is the son of actor 'Brendan Gleeson (I)' (qv) and Mary Gleeson.
- Was nominated for a Tony award for Best featured actor in a play for the role of Davey in 'Martin McDonagh' (qv)'s "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" on Broadway.
- Has a degree in media arts from the Dublin Institute of Technology.
- 2011: Named as one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion.
- Older brother of Irish actor 'Brian Gleeson (III)' (qv), Fergus Gleeson and 'Rory Gleeson (I)' (qv).
- Played Davey in the "The Lieutenant of Inishmore", a new play by 'Martin McDonagh' (qv) - Royal Shakespeare Company (2001-2)/ Atlantic Theater Company/ Lyceum Theatre, New York City, New York, USA (2006).
- Played "Bob" in "American Buffalo", a play by 'David Mamet' (qv) (dir. 'Mark Brokaw (II)' (qv)) - Gate Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (2007).
- Appeared in "The Tinkers Wedding" & "The Well of Saints", a double bill of plays by 'John Millington Synge' (qv) (dir. Garry Hynes)- Druid Theatre Company/ Irish Tour (2004).
- Played Herbert Pocket in "Great Expectations" based on the novel by 'Charles Dickens' (qv) - Gate Theatre, Dublin (2007-8).
- Played Mark in "Chimps" by 'Simon Block' (qv) - Liverpool Playhouse (2005).
- Appeared in 'Oliver Goldsmith' (qv)'s "She Stoops to Conquer" - Abbey Theatre, Dublin (2003).
- "The Sunday Times Culture" (UK), 10 October 2010, pg. 8 - 9, by: Eithne Shortall, "A Chip of the Old Block"
- "The Irish Times Magazine" (Ireland), 9 October 2010, pg. 10 - 11, by: Sinead Gleeson, "Hard Acts to Follow"
- "The Sunday Times Culture" (UK), 10 October 2010
- "The Irish Times Magazine" (Ireland), 9 October 2010
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