Aidan Gillen

Aidan Gillen (born Aidan Murphy on 24 April 1968) is an Irish stage and screen actor, best known in the UK for his role as Stuart Jones in the ground-breaking Channel 4 television series Queer as Folk. He is perhaps best known to US audiences for his role in HBO's television series The Wire in which he plays Tommy Carcetti and for his role as Petyr Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones. Description above from the Wikipedia article Aidan Gillen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Buddy Boy (1999)

An introvert relieves the tedium of caring for his invalid mother by spying on his neighbor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Hanlon
CAST:  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Susan Tyrrell  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Mark Boone Junior

An introvert relieves the tedium of caring for his invalid mother by spying on his neighbor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Hanlon
CAST:  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Susan Tyrrell  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Mark Boone Junior

Shanghai Knights (2003)

The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but instead unearths a plot to kill the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Owen Wilson  •  Fann Wong  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but instead unearths a plot to kill the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Owen Wilson  •  Fann Wong  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

The Final Curtain (2002)

The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his biography, in the hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Harkins
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Adrian Lester  •  Julia Sawalha

The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his biography, in the hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Harkins
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Adrian Lester  •  Julia Sawalha

Gold In The Streets (1997)

An Irish illegal immigrant (Karl Geary) works for a bartender (James Belushi) while struggling to survive and adapt to life in the Bronx.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Gill
CAST:  Jim Belushi  •  Karl Geary  •  Ian Hart  •  Jared Harris

An Irish illegal immigrant (Karl Geary) works for a bartender (James Belushi) while struggling to survive and adapt to life in the Bronx.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Gill
CAST:  Jim Belushi  •  Karl Geary  •  Ian Hart  •  Jared Harris

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The Low Down (2001)

Frank is a restless young man in his late twenties whose life revolves around his friends and his work. When he becomes involved with Ruby, her optimistic and fresh approach to life and its problems begins to have a dramatic effect on him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Thraves
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Alicya Eyo  •  Tobias Menzies

Frank is a restless young man in his late twenties whose life revolves around his friends and his work. When he becomes involved with Ruby, her optimistic and fresh approach to life and its problems begins to have a dramatic effect on him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Thraves
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Alicya Eyo  •  Tobias Menzies

The Good Man (2012)

Michael is a young Irish banker, whose life begins to unravel after causing a stranger's death in an accident. Sifiso is a teenager living in a shack in a Cape Town township, dreaming of escape. When their stories unexpectedly collide, their impact on one another's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Harrison
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Kelly Campbell  •  Jonathan Harden  •  Thomas Gumede

Michael is a young Irish banker, whose life begins to unravel after causing a stranger's death in an accident. Sifiso is a teenager living in a shack in a Cape Town township, dreaming of escape. When their stories unexpectedly collide, their impact on one another's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Harrison
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Kelly Campbell  •  Jonathan Harden  •  Thomas Gumede

Scrapper (2013)

Did you know that scrap metal is America's 4th largest export? Well, Hollis Wallace does, and he makes his quiet living trolling the back alleys of Seattle looking for cast-off copper, aluminum and other valuable metals. Hollis uses all the tricks of the metal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brady Hall
CAST:  Michael Beach  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Anna Giles  •  Joanna Angel

Did you know that scrap metal is America's 4th largest export? Well, Hollis Wallace does, and he makes his quiet living trolling the back alleys of Seattle looking for cast-off copper, aluminum and other valuable metals. Hollis uses all the tricks of the metal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brady Hall
CAST:  Michael Beach  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Anna Giles  •  Joanna Angel

Mister John (2013)

After discovering his wife's infidelities, Gerry leaves London to look after his deceased brother's business and family in Singapore. Discovering a foreign world of opportunity that had not existed before gives Gerry a chance at starting over by slipping into his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Lawlor  •  Christine Molloy
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Claire Keelan  •  Zoe Tay  •  Michael Thomas

After discovering his wife's infidelities, Gerry leaves London to look after his deceased brother's business and family in Singapore. Discovering a foreign world of opportunity that had not existed before gives Gerry a chance at starting over by slipping into his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Lawlor  •  Christine Molloy
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Claire Keelan  •  Zoe Tay  •  Michael Thomas

Beneath the Harvest Sky (2013)

A teen drama set during the fall potato harvest in a small northern Maine town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aron Gaudet  •  Gita Pullapilly
CAST:  Carrie Preston  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Callan McAuliffe  •  Zoe Levin

A teen drama set during the fall potato harvest in a small northern Maine town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aron Gaudet  •  Gita Pullapilly
CAST:  Carrie Preston  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Callan McAuliffe  •  Zoe Levin

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

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Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Rami Malek  •  Gwilym Lee  •  Ben Hardy  •  Joseph Mazzello

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Rami Malek  •  Gwilym Lee  •  Ben Hardy  •  Joseph Mazzello

Calvary (2014)

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After being threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Michael McDonagh
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Kelly Reilly  •  Aidan Gillen

After being threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Michael McDonagh
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Kelly Reilly  •  Aidan Gillen

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Charlie Hunnam  •  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey  •  Jude Law  •  Djimon Hounsou

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Charlie Hunnam  •  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey  •  Jude Law  •  Djimon Hounsou

Shadow Dancer (2012)

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Clive Owen  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Aidan Gillen

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Clive Owen  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Aidan Gillen

Treacle Jr. (2010)

A middle aged man, Tom, walks out one day on his wife and baby boy and his seemingly happy life with no explanation. He opts to live on the streets of London. Alone in a park at night he is set upon by a gang of violent thugs, in his bid to escape he accidentally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Thraves
CAST:  Riann Steele  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Tom Fisher

A middle aged man, Tom, walks out one day on his wife and baby boy and his seemingly happy life with no explanation. He opts to live on the streets of London. Alone in a park at night he is set upon by a gang of violent thugs, in his bid to escape he accidentally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Thraves
CAST:  Riann Steele  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Tom Fisher

Mojo (1997)

The sexual rivalries over a new, potentially great rock'n'roll singer between a nightclub owner and a local gangster cause unrest and eventually lead to murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jez Butterworth
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Andy Serkis

The sexual rivalries over a new, potentially great rock'n'roll singer between a nightclub owner and a local gangster cause unrest and eventually lead to murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jez Butterworth
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Andy Serkis

My Kingdom (2001)

A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a former junkie -- and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Boyd
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Jimi Mistry  •  Lorraine Pilkington  •  Lynn Redgrave

A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a former junkie -- and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Boyd
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Jimi Mistry  •  Lorraine Pilkington  •  Lynn Redgrave

Blitz (2011)

A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliott Lester
CAST:  Paddy Considine  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Zawe Ashton  •  Jason Statham

A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliott Lester
CAST:  Paddy Considine  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Zawe Ashton  •  Jason Statham

Some Mother's Son (1996)

Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Aidan Gillen  •  David O'Hara

Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Aidan Gillen  •  David O'Hara

Wake Wood (2011)

The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Keating
CAST:  Eva Birthistle  •  Ella Connolly  •  Amelia Crowley  •  Aidan Gillen

The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Keating
CAST:  Eva Birthistle  •  Ella Connolly  •  Amelia Crowley  •  Aidan Gillen
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