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Pierce Brosnan

Actor
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Born May 16, 1953

Pierce Brendan Brosnan is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist. After leaving school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration, but trained at the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele (1982–87). After Remington Steele, Brosnan took the lead in many films such as Dante's Peak and The Thomas Crown Affair.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Pierce Brosnan.

CHILDHOOD

1953 Birth Born on May 16, 1953.

TEENAGE

1964 11 Years Old Brosnan left Ireland on 12 August 1964 and was reunited with his mother and her new husband, William Carmichael, now living in the Scottish village of Longniddry, East Lothian. … Read More

TWENTIES

1975 22 Years Old Graduating from the Drama Centre in 1975, Brosnan began working as an acting assistant stage manager at the York Theatre Royal, making his acting debut in Wait Until Dark. … Read More
1977 24 Years Old In 1977 he was picked by Franco Zeffirelli to appear in the play Filumena by Eduardo De Filippo opposite Joan Plowright and Frank Finlay. … Read More
1980 27 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was married to Australian actress Cassandra Harris from 1980 until her death in 1991.
1982 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He followed this with his 1982 Masterpiece Theatre documentary that chronicled the life of Lady Nancy Astor, the first woman to sit in British Parliament. … Read More

THIRTIES

1986 33 Years Old They lived with her children, Charlotte (1971-2013) and Christopher, and after their father Dermot Harris died in 1986, he adopted them and they took the surname Brosnan. … Read More
1987 34 Years Old After Remington Steele ended in 1987, Brosnan went on to appear in several films, including The Fourth Protocol (1987), a Cold War thriller in which he starred alongside Michael Caine, The Deceivers and James Clavell's Noble House both in (1988), and The Lawnmower Man (1992).
1992 39 Years Old In 1992, he shot a pilot for NBC called Running Wilde, playing a reporter for Auto World magazine. … Read More

FORTIES

1993 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993 he played a supporting role in the comedy film Mrs. Doubtfire. … Read More
1994 - 1997 3 More Events
2001 48 Years Old 1 More Event
He married American journalist and author Keely Shaye Smith in 2001, and became an American citizen in 2004. … Read More
2002 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, Brosnan appeared for his fourth time as Bond in Die Another Day, receiving mixed reviews similarly to the former two, but was a success at the box office. … Read More

FIFTIES

2003 50 Years Old In July 2003, the Queen made Brosnan an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his "outstanding contribution to the British film industry". … Read More
In 2004, Brosnan starred in the Bond game Everything or Nothing, contracting for his likeness to be used as well as doing the voice-work for the character. … Read More
2005 52 Years Old 1 More Event
Brosnan's next film was 2005's The Matador. … Read More
2006 - 2007 2 More Events
2008 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Brosnan joined Meryl Streep in the film adaption of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia! … Read More
2009 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Brosnan starred in The Big Biazarro, (alternative title The Ace), an adaptation of the Leonard Wise novel, directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall. … Read More
2010 57 Years Old He starred as Charles Hawkins in the film Remember Me and as Chiron in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, both released in 2010.
2012 59 Years Old In 2012, Brosnan played the role of Philip in the Danish romantic comedy Love Is All You Need. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

In February 2013 Brosnan was awarded honorary patronage of the Dublin University Players society at Trinity College, Dublin. … Read More
2015 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, he appeared alongside Milla Jovovich in suspense thriller movie written by Phil Shelby, called Survivor, which began filming in January 2014, with Charles and Irwin Winkler producing, and James McTeigue directing. … Read More
In January 2016 Pierce Brosnan was seen filming The Foreigner in London, co-starring with Jackie Chan, taking on a role of a former IRA man turned government official Liam Hennessy. … Read More
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