Claim to Fame
Queer as Folk, Game of Thrones (as Petyr Baelish)
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Aidan Gillen (born Aidan Murphy on 24 April 1968) is an Irish stage and screen actor. Gillen was born in the Drumcondra suburb of Dublin, Ireland. He began his acting career as a teenager with Dublin Youth Theatre, at the age of 16 playing Bottom in A Midsummer Night`s Dream at the Project Arts Centre, before moving to London.
He is perhaps best known in England for his role as Stuart Alan Jones in the ground-breaking British television series, Queer as Folk, and its sequel, Queer as Folk 2. American audiences know him best for his role as Tommy Carcetti in HBO`s television series The Wire.
Gillen was nominated for a Tony Award for his highly acclaimed Broadway role in Harold Pinter`s The Caretaker in 2003. He has also been nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Award for his portrayal of Teach in the Dublin Gate Theatre`s 2007 production of David Mamet`s American Buffalo.
He lives in North London.
Full Name at Birth
Fionnuala Murphy (actress)
Aidan Gillen (; born Aidan Murphy; 24 April 1968) is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying CIA in The Dark Knight Rises, Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones, Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk, John Boy in the RTÉ Television series Love/Hate, and Tommy Carcetti in the HBO series The Wire.
Actor, Voice Artist
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St. Vincent's C.B.S., Glasnevin
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Independent Talent Group Ltd., Greene & Associates Talent Agency
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