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Domhnall Gleeson

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Domhnall Gleeson
Biographical information

12 May, 1983
Dublin, Ireland







  • Brendan Gleeson (father)
  • Mary Gleeson (mother)
  • Barry Gleeson (uncle)
  • Fergus Gleeson (brother)
  • Bríain Gleeson (brother)
  • Rúairí Gleeson (brother)
Years active


In Harry Potter

Bill Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows films

Notable roles
Tony Awards

Nominated in 2006 for his role as Davey in The Lieutenant of Inishmore

Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish[1] actor who played Bill Weasley in the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.[2] He replaced Richard Fish, who had portrayed the character in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. He worked alongside his father, Brendan Gleeson, who has portrayed Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody since Goblet of Fire.[2]. Gleeson will be cast in the seventh installment of the Star Wars trilogy.

He was nominated for a Tony Award in 2006 for his role as Davey in the play The Lieutenant of Inishmore.[2]


Year Film Role Notes
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens General Hux
2012 Dredd Clan Techie
2011 At Swim-Two-Birds
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Bill Weasley
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Bill Weasley
True Grit Moon
When Harvey Met Bob Bob Geldof TV film
Sensation Donal
Never Let Me Go Rodney
Your Bad Self (TV Series) 6 episodes
2009 Corduroy Short film
Perrier's Bounty Clifford
A Dog Year Anthony Armstrong
2006 Studs Trampis
2005 "The Last Furlong" (TV series) Sean Flanagan 3 episodes
Episode #1.4
Episode #1.2
Episode #1.1
Stars Voice of Brian Short film
Boy Eats Girl Bernard
2004 Six Shooter Cashier Short film

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