Who is Domhnall Gleeson?

Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor, screenwriter, and director who has been associated in the entertainment industry from 2001 to date. His father is also a famous Irish actor named Brendan Gleeson. During the initial stages of his career, he directed and wrote the script for different short films which also earned him various awards and nominations. Likewise, he is well-known for his film role ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ as Bill Weasley which brought him huge recognization. Moreover, he is also a stage artist and has lent his voice to different characters in video games, movies, and series. Apart from this, he has also appeared in the theme part attractions for ‘Harry Potter,’ and ‘Star Wars.’

Quick Info
Full NameDomhnall Gleeson
Professionactor, screenwriter, and director
Birth Date12 May 1983
Birth PlaceDublin, Ireland
Parents NameBrendan Gleeson Mary (nee Weldon)
Siblings3 younger brothers
PartnerRachel McAdams (rumored)
Net Worth 2020$7 million
Height6 feet and 1 inches (1.85m/185cms)
77kgs (170lbs)

Domhnall Gleeson


Domhnall Gleeson was born on 12 May 1983 in Dublin, Ireland. He was born as the oldest son of his parents Brendan Gleeson and Mary (nee Weldon). His father is a famous Irish actor. Likewise, he grew alongside his three younger brothers; Fergus, Brian who is also an actor, and Ruairi in Malahide, County Dublin. Additionally, he is currently 37 years old with a Taurus star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Domhnall Gleeson holds an Irish nationality and as per his ethnicity, he is White. Besides this, he stands 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85m/185cms) tall and weighs around 77kgs (170lbs). Moreover, he has an average body type with a pair of green-colored eyes and red hair color.


Domhnall Gleeson completed his studies at Malahide Community School. He then enrolled at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Likewise, he graduated with a degree in Media Arts.


This actor is not on any social media accounts. Though, he has different fan accounts through this name.

Personal Life

Domhnall Gleeson likes to keep his romantic relations out of the public eye. Likewise, he is rumored to be dating Juliette Bonass and Rachel McAdams. He is currently single.

Domhnall Gleeson



Domhnall Gleeson landed his first television role in the 2001 series ‘Rebel Heart’ as Byrne. He then appeared in the short-lived Irish comedy-drama TV series ‘The Last Furlong’ in 2005. Likewise, he played Anthony Armstrong in the television film ‘A Dog Year’ in 2009. In 2010, he appeared in ‘Your Bad Self’ where he also wrote the script and a television film ‘When Harvey Met Bob’ as Bob Geldof. Gleeson then featured in ‘Black Mirror’ in 2013, ‘Earth’s Greatest Spectacles’ in 2016, and ‘Catastrophe’ in 2017. Similarly, his last played series is ‘Psychic’ in 2019 and ‘Run’ as Billy Johnson in 2020.

Movies of Domhnall Gleeson

Domhnall Gleeson made his debut film role in the short film ‘Six Shooter’ in 2004. He next appeared in ‘Boy Eats Girl,’ and ‘Stars’ in 2005. In 2009, he directed and wrote the script for the short film ‘What Will Survive of Us’ 2009. The same year, he also played in ‘Perrier’s Bounty,’ and ‘Corduroy’ as Mahon. His next ventured film as a writer and director is ‘Noreen’ in 2010. Likewise, in 2010 and 2011, he appeared in two parts of the film ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ as Bill Weasley. This role earned him huge recognization where he starred alongside Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson in the main role. Similarly, from 2012 to 2014, he starred in movies like ‘Anna Karenina,’ ‘About Time,’ ‘Frank,’ ‘Unbroken,’ and many more.

Furthermore, in 2015 he appeared in the epic space opera film ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ as General Armitage Hux. Likewise, he again reprised his role of General Armitage Hux in the sequel films ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ in 2017 and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ in 2019. Other stars of this film were Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Peter Mayhew, etc. He also appeared as Andrew Henry in ‘The Revenant’ in 2015, ‘American Made,’ ‘Crash Pad,’ and ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ in 2017. Domhnall next appeared in the live-action computer-animated comedy film ‘Peter Rabbit’ where he had a voice role for Mr. Jeremy Fisher in 2018. Additionally, his last played film is ‘The Kitchen’ where he played Gabriel O’Malley.

Domhnall Gleeson


Domhnall Gleeson has received a nomination for the Tony Award in 2006. In 2011, he won the Berlin International Film Festival Award and the Irish Film and Television Awards. He has also received the Hamptons International Film Festival Award for his film ‘Anna Karenina’ in 2012. Likewise, he again won the Irish Film and Television Awards in 2014 for his role in the film ‘Frank.’

Net Worth of Domhnall Gleeson

Domhnall Gleeson is one of the notable actors in the industry. He has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2020.