Brian Gleeson

Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland

Date of Birth: 14 November, 1987

Ethnicity: Irish

Brian Gleeson is an Irish actor. He is known for his roles on the series Love/Hate and Peaky Blinders, and in the films Snow White and the Huntsman, Assassin’s Creed, Logan Lucky, mother!, Phantom Thread, and Hellboy (2019).

He is the son of Mary and actor Brendan Gleeson. He is the brother of actor Domhnall Gleeson and writer Rory Gleeson.

Brian’s paternal grandfather was Frank Gleeson (the son of Michael Gleeson and Ellen Gleeson). Michael was the son of Michael Patrick Gleeson. Ellen was the daughter of John Gleeson and Mary Maher.

Brian’s paternal grandmother was named Patricia “Pat” Halpin.

Brian’s maternal grandfather was Niall Gerard Weldon (the son of Thomas Weldon and Mary Kelly). Niall was an airline executive. Thomas was the son of Thomas Weldon and Esther Mitchell.

Brian’s maternal grandmother was named Lily Sheils.

Sources: Genealogy of Brian Gleeson (focusing on his father’s side) –

Obituary of Brian’s maternal grandmother, Lily (Sheils) Weldon –

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