- Trained as a commercial artist during his early days in London, he returned to painting as a therapeutic response to wife Cassandra Harris' battle with ovarian cancer. Continues to create and sell his art to support the Brosnan Trust, a foundation for women's and children's health charities.
- Studied acting at the Drama Centre in London.
- Performed in the circus as a fire eater.
- Introduced to 007 series producer Albert Broccoli by Harris, who was a former Bond Girl in For Your Eyes Only (1981).
- Launched his production company, Irish DreamTime, in 1996.
- Became an American citizen in 2004 and maintains dual Irish citizenship.
- Has lobbied to protect marine mammals and has been a vocal advocate for the Natural Resources Defense Council.
- 2006, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- 1998, European Film Awards — European Achievement in World Cinema: Nominee
- Keely Shaye Smith — Wife
- Cassandra Harris — Wife (deceased)
- Charlotte Brosnan — Stepdaughter
- Sean William Brosnan — Son
- Paris Beckett Brosnan — Son
- Thomas Brosnan — Father
- May Carmichael — Mother
- Christopher Brosnan — Stepson
- Dylan Thomas Brosnan — Son
- Birth Name: Pierce Brendan Brosnan
- Birth Place: Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
- Profession: Actor, Producer
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