Pierce Brosnan

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Pierce Brendan Brosnan
  • Birth Place: Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/16/1953, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Pierce Brosnan Fast Facts:
  • 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.
  • Pierce Brosnan Relationships:
  • Dylan Thomas Brosnan - Son
  • Christopher Brosnan - Stepson
  • May Carmichael - Mother
  • Paris Beckett Brosnan - Son
  • Thomas Brosnan - Father
  • Keely Shaye Smith - Wife
  • Cassandra Harris - Wife (deceased)
  • Charlotte Brosnan - Stepdaughter
  • Sean William Brosnan - Son
  • Pierce Brosnan Awards:
  • 1998 European Film Awards: European Achievement in World Cinema - Nominee
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee

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