Pierce Brosnan Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, Films and Net worth

This article will answer every question you have about Pierce Brosnan. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Pierce Brosnan do for a living?
  2. Who are Pierce Brosnan’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Pierce Brosnan’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is  Pierce Brosnan married or does he have a Girlfriend?
  5. Does Pierce Brosnan have any children?
  6. Where is Pierce Brosnan now?
  7. How tall is Pierce Brosnan?
  8. How much money does Pierce Brosnan earn?
  9. What is Pierce Brosnan’s net worth?

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Who is Pierce Brosnan?

Pierce Brosnan born sixteen May 1953 is an Irish actor, film producer, and environmental activist. Brosnan became referred to as the fifth actor to play an undercover agent character within the Bond film series, major in four films from 1995 to 2002 (GoldenEye, Tomorrow never Dies, the world isn’t Enough, and Die Another Day) and depicting the character in multiple video games. After school at the age of 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration and went to attend the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career, he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele (1982-1987). After the conclusion of the series, Brosnan appeared in films such as the Cold War spy film The Fourth Protocol (1987) and the comedy Mrs. Doubtfire (1993).

After achieving worldwide fame for his role as James Bond, Brosnan took the lead in other major films including the epic disaster adventure film Dante’s Peak (1997) and the remake of the heist film The Thomas Crown Affair (1999). Since departing from the role of Bond, he has starred in films like the musical comedy Mamma Mia! (2008), the political adventure story The Ghost writer (2010), and also the action spy thriller The November Man (2014).

Brosnan has earned two Golden Globe Award nominations, first for the miniseries Nancy Astor (1982) and again for the dark comedy film The Matador(2005). In 1996, along with American film producer Beau St. Clair, he formed a Los Angeles- based production company called Irish DreamTime. He has also become known for his charitable work and environmental activism. In 2020, he was listed at No. 15 on The Irish Times’ list of greatest Irish film actors.

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Pierce Brosnan’s Family

Parents and siblings

Brosnan was born at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, County Louth, the only child of May and carpenter Thomas Brosnan. For twelve years, he lived in Navan, County Meath, and said in 1999 that he considered it to be his hometown. He attended St Anne’s Primary School in Navan.

His father abandoned the family when Brosnan was an infant. At the age of four, his mother moved to London to work as a nurse, leaving him under the care of his maternal grandparents, Philip and Kathleen Smith. After their deaths, he lived with an aunt and then an uncle, but was subsequently sent to live in a boarding house run by a woman named Eileen.

How Old is Pierce Brosnan?

Brosnan is 67 years old as of 2020 having been born on 16 May 1953 in Drogheda, County Louth Ireland.

Pierce Brosnan’s Education

Brosnan was brought up in a Catholic family and was educated in a local school run by the De La Salle Brothers while serving as an altar boy. After moving back to London from Ireland with his mother and her new husband, William Carmichael, Brosnan was educated at Elliot School in Putney, now known as Ark Putney Academy at the age of 11.

After leaving school at 16, Brosnan decided to become a painter and began training in commercial illustration at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London. While attending a rehearsal for a workshop at the Oval House, he saw a fire eater teaching people how to eat fire and decided to join in. He later trained for three years as an actor at the Drama Centre London and graduated in 1975.

Pierce Brosnan’s Interests

Brosnan has been an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland since 2001 and recorded a special announcement to mark the launch of UNICEF’s ”Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS” Campaign with Liam Neeson. During the 1990s, he participated in news conferences in Washington, D.C. to help Greenpeace draw attention to the campaign to bring an end to nuclear testing with a Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. Brosnan boycotted the French premiere for GoldenEye in support of Greenpeace’s protest against the French nuclear testing program.

Brosnan also raises money for charitable causes through sales of his paintings. After Brosnan left school, he pursued a career in art and began working as an illustrator. Pierce eventually abandoned his artwork to pursue a career in acting, after a colleague suggested that he attend ab theatre workshop. Brosnan took up painting again in the late 1980s during his first wife’s illness as he found it therapeutic. He has continued painting since then, using spare time on set and at home.

Profits from sales of giclee prints of his works are given to a trust to benefit ”environmental, children’s and women’s health charities. Since Harris’ death, Brosnan has been an advocate for cancer awareness and, in 2006, he served as spokesperson for Lee National Denim Day, a breast cancer fundraiser that raises millions of dollars and raises more money in a single day than any other breast cancer fundraiser.

Pierce Brosnan’s Wife

Brosnan has married twice, been widowed once. He met actress Cassandra Harris through her stepson David Harris, and nephew of Richard Harris, shortly after leaving drama school. The couple started dating and bought a house in Wimbledon. He married Harris in December 1980 and had one son together, Sean, who was born on 13 September 1983 and later became an actor.

Harris and Brosnan also lived with Harris’ children, Charlotte (1971-2013) and Chris, and Brosnan adopted them after their father Dermot Harris died in 1986. The children subsequently took on his surname. While filming The Deceivers in Rajasthan in 1987, Harris became seriously ill. Harris was later diagnosed with ovarian cancer and died on 28 December 1991 at the age of 43.

In 1994, Brosnan met American journalist Keely Shaye Smith in Mexico. They married in 2001 at Ballintubber Abbey in Ireland. They have two sons together named Dylan and Paris.

Pierce Brosnan’s Kids

Brosnan has five children, three biological and two adopted. The two adopted children, Charlotte Brosnan and Christopher Brosnan, and one biological son, Sean Brosnan, were Harris’ children. The other two biological sons, Dylan Brosnan and Paris Brosnan are Smith’s children.

Where does Pierce Brosnan live?

Brosnan and his wife Smith and their children reside primarily in Malibu, California, with a second American home in Hawaii and Irish residences in Dublin and County Meath.

Pierce Brosnan’s Height

He has a height of 6 ft 2 in(1.88 m), adding up to his well-built body.

Pierce Brosnan’s Net worth

Brosnan is an Irish actor who has a net worth of $200 million.

Pierce Brosnan Films

Year                          Title                                            Role

1979                             Murphy’s Stroke                                     Edward O’Grady
1980                            The Long Good Friday                             1st Irishman
The Mirror Crack’d                                Actor playing ”Jamie”
1986                            Nomads                                                     Jean Charles Pommier
1987                             Taffin                                                          Mark Taffin
The Fourth Protocol                                Valeri Petrofsky/James Edward Ross
1988                            The Deceivers                                             William Savage
1989                            The Heist                                                       Neil Skinner
1990                           Mister Johnson                                           Harry Rudbeck
1991                            Murder 101                                                   Charles Lattimore
Victim of Love                                             Paul Tomlinson
1992                           The Lawnmower Man                                Lawrence Angelo
Live Wire                                                      Danny O’Neill
1993                          Mrs. Doubtfire                                             Stuart ”Stu” Dunmire
Death Train (aka Detonator)                    Michael ”Mike” Graham
Entangled                                                      Garavan
The Broken Chain                                       Sir William Johnson
1994                         Love Affair                                                   Ken Allen
Don’t Talk to Strangers                              Douglas Patrick Brody
1995                          Night Watch                                             Michael ‘Mike’ Graham
GoldenEye                                                 James Bond
1996                         Mars Attacks                                              Professor Donald Kessler
The Mirror Has Two Faces                         Alex
1997                         Robinson Crusoe                                   Robinson Crusoe
Dante’s Peak                                            Harry Dalton
Tomorrow Never Dies                            James Bond
1998                         Quest for Camelot                                  King Arthur
The Nephew                                            Joe Brady
1999                         Grey Owl                                                  Archibald ”Grey Owl” Belany
The Match                                                John MacGhee
The Thomas Crown Affair                    Thomas Crown
The World Is Not Enough                      James Bond
2001                         The Tailor Of Panama                             Andrew Osnard
2002                         Die Another Day                                      James Bond
Evelyn                                                        Desmond Doyle
2004                       After the Sunset                                      Max Burdett
Laws of Attraction                                   Daniel Rafferty
2005                      The Matador                                            Julian Noble
2006                      Seraphim Falls                                          Gideon
2007                       Butterfly on a Wheel                              Tom Ryan
Married Life                                               Richard Langley
2008                      Mamma Mia!                                           Sam Carmichael
Thomas & Friends                                  US & UK ”Guest Narrator”
2009                     The Greatest                                            Allen Brewer
2010                      The Ghost Writer                                     Adam Lang
Percy Jackson 7 the Olympians;              Chiron
The Lightning Thief
Remember Me                                          Charles Hawkins
Oceans                                                          Narrator
2011                      Salvation Boulevard                                    Dan Day
I Don’t Know How She Does It                  Jack Abelhammer
2013                      Love Is All You Need                                     Philip
The World’s End                                        Guy Shephard
2014                     The Love Punch                                         Richard Jones
A Long Way Down                                      Martin Sharp
The November Man                                   Peter Devereaux
2015                     Some Kind of Beautiful                              Richard Haig
Survivor                                                         The Watchmaker
No Escape                                                      Hammond
A Christmas Star                                           Mr. Shepherd
2016                     Urge                                                                  Daemon Sloane/The Man
I.T.                                                                   Mike Regan
2017                      The Only Living Boy in New York                Ethan Webb
The Foreigner                                                 Liam Hennessy
2018                     Spinning Man                                                  Det. Robert Malloy
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again               Sam Carmichael
Final Score                                                       Dimitri Belov
2020                    Eurovision Song Contest: The Story            Erick Erickssong
of Fire Saga
2021                    False Positive                                                    Dr. John Hindle
Cinderella                                                           The King

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