DOB: May 16, 1953
Background: Brosnan is an Irish actor and was born in County Meath. After leaving school at age 16,he joined a circus for three years before studying acting at the Drama Centre London.
Filmography: After several stage productions, his first film roles were in "The Long Good Friday" and "The Mirror Crack'd." He followed with several British TV programs and then moved in 1982 to the United States where he earned the lead role in the NBC drama series "Remington Steele." After five years on that program, his film career has included "The Fourth Protocol," "The Deceivers," "The Lawnmower Man," and "Mrs. Doubtfire." He was then cast as Agent James Bond in the films "GoldenEye," "Tomorrow Never Dies," and "The World is Not Enough." Other films have included "The Thomas Crown Affair," "Mars Attacks!," "The Tailor of Panama," "After the Sunset," "The Matador," "Mama Mia!," and "The Ghost Writer."
Golden Globe Awards:
Best Musical/Comedy Film Actor Nomination
"The Matador" (2006); lost to Joaquin Phoenix ("Walk the Line")
Best TV Supporting Actor Nomination
"Nancy Astor" (1985); lost to Paul Le Mat ("The Burning Bed")
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