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PIERCE BROSNAN BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Pierce Brosnan was born on May 16th, 1953 in Navan, Ireland with the birth name Pierce Brendan Brosnan.  His parents, Thomas and May had only one child.  As a young boy his family relocated to England so his mother could work as a nurse and his father later on in his childhood abandoned his family
 
He spent most of his childhood being raised by his grandparents and when they passed on, he lived with his aunt and uncle and later a lady by the name of Eileen raised him.  He then reunited with his mother who had re-married and spent the remainder of his childhood in Scotland. 

At the age of sixteen he dropped out of High School and began working in commercial illustration and trained at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.  He also took acting lessons at the Drama Centre in London and graduated in 1975. 
 
He first became involved in acting working as a assistant stage manager at the York Theatre Royal.  He then found work as a stage actor  in such productions as, "Wait Until Dark" and "The Red Devil Battery Sign". Later in his career he began getting cast in a number of television series and small film roles.  Some of his early television roles were in, "Moonlighting" (1987) and "Remington Steele" (1982-1987).
 
After some small film roles in, "The Long Good Friday" (1980) and "The Deceivers" (1988), he began getting larger more prominent roles in, "Death Train" (1993),  "Dante's Peak" (1997) and "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1999). 
 
By this time Pierce had relocated to California in search of better film opportunities.  His biggest role was becoming the fifth actor to portray James Bond in the "James Bond series".  Between 1995 and 2002 he starred in five James Bond films such as, "GoldenEye" (1995) and "Die Another Day" (2002).  He also became involved in the James Bond Video Game, "Nightfire" (2002) followed in 2004 in another video game, "Everything or Nothing". 
 
Although his last James Bond film was in 2005, he continues to work in the industry appearing in such films as, "The Matador" (2005), "Seraphim Falls" (2007), "Mamma Mia!" (2008), "The Big Bizarro" (2009) also known as "The Ace", "The Ghost Writer" (2010) and soon to release, "All You Need is Love" and "The House Gun" set to release in 2012.
 
Along with his career as an actor, he also owns a production company called, Irish DreamTime which was started in 1996 along with Beau St. Clair.  Their film, "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1999) became a box office success.  
 
Throughout his lifetime Pierce has married twice first to Cassandra Harris in 1980 and they had three children, Christopher and Charlotte are his step children and Sean is his biological son.  They remained married until she passed away from ovarian cancer at the age of forty three on December 28th, 1991.  He then married Keely Shaye Smith in 2001 and they have two sons, Dylan Thomas and Paris Beckett Bronson and they remain married today. 
 
Not only has he built up a great resume and a good reputation in Hollywood, he is also involved in a number of charitable organizations such as being an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland since 2001 and is also involved with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).  He also sells some of his personal paintings and uses the proceeds to donate to various charities.  He is a big advocate for cancer awareness.  Pierce currently resides in Malibu, California with his wife and family and remains active in Hollywood. 


Filmography

2012 Untitled Pierce Brosnan/Jack Orman Project
2012 The House Gun 
2012 All You Need Is Love 
2011 Bag of Bones 
2011 I Don't Know How She Does It  
2011 Salvation Boulevard
2010 Remember Me
2010 The Ghost Writer  
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
2009 The Greatest
2008 Mamma Mia!  
2007 Married Life  
2007 Shattered  
2006 Seraphim Falls 
2005 The Matador  
2004 After the Sunset  
2004 Laws of Attraction 
2003 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing
2002 Die Another Day
2002 Evelyn 
2001 The Tailor of Panama
1999 The World Is Not Enough
1999 Grey Owl
1999 The Match 
1999 The Thomas Crown Affair
1999 Tomorrow Never Dies
1998 Quest for Camelot
1998 The Nephew 
1998 Heritage Minute
1997 Tomorrow Never Dies  
1997 Robinson Crusoe  
1997 Dante's Peak  
1996 Mars Attacks! 
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces  
1995 GoldenEye  
1995 Detonator II: Night Watch
1994 Love Affair  
1994 Don't Talk to Strangers 
1993 The Broken Chain 
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire  
1993 Entangled  
1993 Death Train
1992 Live Wire
1992 The Lawnmower Man
1992 Running Wilde
1991 Victim of Love
1991 Murder 101
1990 Mister Johnson  
1989 The Heist 
1989 Around the World in 80 Days  
1988 The Deceivers
1988 Taffin  
1988 Noble House  
1987 The Fourth Protocol
1982-1987 Remington Steele
1987 Moonlighting  
1986 Nomads  
1982 Masterpiece Theatre: Nancy Astor 
1982 Play for Today  
1981 The Manions of America 
1980 The Mirror Crack'd  
1980 The Long Good Friday  
1980 Hammer House of Horror  
1980 The Professionals  
1980 Murphy's Stroke 





Matinee Classics - Mrs. Doubtfire starring Robin Williams, Sally Field, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein, Scott Capurro, Robert Prosky, Polly Holliday, Anne Haney, William Newman, Martin Mull, Todd Williams, Ashley Harris, James Rankin, Stuart Fredrick Hillard and Roscoe Lee Browne
Matinee Classics - Remington Steele starring Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan and Doris Roberts


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