Gabriel Bryne Bio, Age, Height, Family, Spouse, Education, Career, Net worth

Gabriel Bryne

Gabriel Bryne Biography

Gabriel Bryne is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, audiobook narrator, and author. He has starred in many films, including: Excalibur (1981), Miller’s Crossing (1990), The Usual Suspects (1995), Stigmata (1999), End of Days (1999), Spider (2002), Jindabyne (2006), Vampire Academy (2014), The 33 (2015), and Hereditary (2018), and co-wrote The Last of the High Kings (1996). Byrne has also produced several films, including the Academy Award–nominated In the Name of the Father (1993). Since 2019, he has starred in a TV series adaptation of War of the Worlds.

Gabriel Bryne Age

Byrne was born on 12th May, 1950 in Walkinstown, Dublin, Ireland.

Gabriel Bryne Height

He stand at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Gabriel Bryne Parents

He is the son of devoutly Roman Catholic parents. His father Dan was a soldier and cooper, while his mother Eileen, from Elphin, County Roscommon, was a hospital nurse.

Gabriel Bryne Siblings

He has five younger siblings: Donal, Thomas, Breda, Margaret, and a sister who died at an early age, Marian.

Gabriel Bryne Education

He attended Ardscoil Éanna in Crumlin, where he later taught Spanish and history. He attended University College Dublin, where he studied archaeology and linguistics, becoming proficient in Irish.

Gabriel Bryne Spouse

Byrne had a 12-year relationship with television producer and presenter Aine O’Connor, from 1974 to 1986.

He began a relationship with actress Ellen Barkin, and relocated to Manhattan to be with her. A year later, in 1988, he married Barkin, The couple separated amicably in 1993, and divorced in 1999

He married his partner, Hannah Beth King, on 4 August 2014 at Ballymaloe House in County Cork. Their daughter, Maisie James, was born in February 2017. As of 2021, Byrne lives with his family in Rockport, Maine.

Gabriel Bryne Children

He has three children, John “Jack” Daniel (born 1989) and Romy Marion (born 1992), daughter, Maisie James, was born in February 2017.

Gabriel Bryne Career

Byrne worked in archaeology when he left UCD. He maintained his love of his language, later writing the first television drama in Irish, Draíocht, on Ireland’s national Irish-language television station, TG4, when it began broadcasting in 1996.

Before becoming an actor, Byrne had many jobs, including archaeologist, cook, and Spanish and history school teacher at Ardscoil Éanna in Crumlin.

He started acting at age 29, and began his career on stage with the Focus Theatre and the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.

He later joined the Performing Arts Course at Roslyn Park College in Sandymount.

He came to prominence on the final season of the Irish television show The Riordans, subsequently starring in his own spin-off series, Bracken.

His first play for television was Michael Feeney Callan’s Love Is … (RTÉ). He made his film debut in 1981, as King Uther Pendragon in John Boorman’s King Arthur epic, Excalibur.

In 1983, he appeared with Richard Burton in the miniseries Wagner, co-starring Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson.

In 1985, he starred in the acclaimed political thriller Defence of the Realm, though he subsequently claimed he had been upstaged by his co-star, veteran actor Denholm Elliott: “I amended the actor’s cliché to ‘Never work with children, animals or Denholm Elliott’.” In the 90s, his production company Plurabelle Films received a first look deal with Phoenix Pictures.

In 2007, he led the jury of the Kerry Film Festival.

Upon his return to theatre in 2008, he appeared as King Arthur in Camelot with the New York Philharmonic from 7 to 10 May, following the footsteps of veteran actors Richard Burton and Richard Harris. Byrne was cast in a film adaptation of Flann O’Brien’s metafictional novel At Swim-Two-Birds, alongside Colin Farrell and Cillian Murphy. Actor Brendan Gleeson was set to direct the film.

In October 2009, however, Gleeson expressed fear that, should the Irish Film Board be abolished as planned by the Irish State, the production might fall through.

Byrne starred as therapist Paul Weston in the HBO series In Treatment from 2008 to 2010.

He was named as TV’s “latest Dr. McDreamy” by The New York Times for this role, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2008.

He also received his first Emmy Award nomination for the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards that same year.

In 2011, he signed up to appear in a film by director Costa-Gavras, Le Capital, an adaptation of Stéphane Osmont’s novel of the same name. In 2013, he starred as Earl Haraldson in the first season of Vikings opposite Travis Fimmel and Clive Standen.

In 2017, he appeared in Mad to Be Normal, a biopic of the Scottish psychiatrist R. D. Laing, produced by Gizmo Films.

Gabriel Bryne Net worth

His net worth is estimated to be USD 16 million.

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