Gabriel Byrne

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Byrne in 2008, photo by

Birth Name: Gabriel James Byrne

Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland

Date of Birth: 12 May, 1950

Ethnicity: Irish

Gabriel Byrne is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, cultural ambassador, audiobook narrator, and author.

Gabriel is the son of Eileen Gannon and Dan Byrne, from Elphin, County Roscommon. He is married to Hannah Beth King. He has two children with his former wife, American actress Ellen Barkin; and one child with Hannah.

Gabriel was raised a strict Roman Catholic, and spent five years of his childhood in a seminary training to be a Catholic priest. He is fluent in the Irish language and Spanish.

3 Responses

  1. Morrigan Ni Boii says:

    Typical Celt :-D

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