Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor appearing in the Assassin's Creed movie. He has been a fixture in Hollywood period pieces and action-adventure films since 1995's Braveheart, appearing in other epics like Troy, Kingdom of Heaven alongside Jeremy Irons, and Beowulf, but is perhaps best known for playing Mad-Eye Moody in the Harry Potter series. His portrayal of Winston Churchill for Into the Storm earned him an Emmy Award. He is a frequent collaborator with director John Michael McDonagh, and is also the father of actor Domhnall Gleeson.
- Brendan Gleeson at IMDb