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Pierce Brosnan

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Net worth 2018: $80 Million
Residence: Drogheda, Ireland
BirthDay: 16 May 1953
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.88 m
Education: Drama Centre London, Elliott School, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

Pierce Brosnan was bornon 16 May 1953 in Drogheda, Ireland, Irish, American. Best known to his fans as the strikingly handsome and stylish secret agent James Bond, Pierce Brosnan is a versatile actor turned film producer. He decided to become an actor as a teenager and graduated from the Drama Centre. He started out as a theatre artist and was highly appreciated for his role in ‘The Red Devil Battery Sign’. He entered the world of television following his successful theatre stint. He caused a stir with his leading role in the television mini-series ‘Manions of America’ and his popularity received a further boost when he played the title role in the detective series ‘Remington Steele’. Buoyed by his rising fame he started taking up supporting roles in Hollywood films which soon paved the way for more substantial roles. His dapper good looks and charming personality had many industry insiders commenting that he would be a suitable choice to play the detective agent James Bond. Brosnan made his first appearance as James Bond in ‘GoldenEye’ and was widely considered to be an improvement over his predecessor, Timothy Dalton. He reprised the role in three more films in the franchise. After playing Bond, his popularity reached great heights and he appeared in and produced several mainstream films afterwards.


$80 Million


His more recent works include ‘Bag of Bones’ (2011), ‘Love Is All You Need’ (2012), and ‘The World’s End’ (13)


In 2010, he starred as Adam Lang in ‘The Ghost Writer’, a political thriller directed by Roman Polanski


He co-starred with Greg Kinnear in the 2005 dark comedy ‘The Matador’


He was named ‘Best dressed Environmentalist’ in 2004 by the Sustainable Style Foundation


In 2002, he appeared in his last Bond movie, ‘Die Another Day’


He has been an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland since 2001


He reprised the role of James Bond in ‘The World Is Not Enough’ (1999)


His second Bond movie ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ (1997) was about the agent’s attempt to prevent a media mogul from manipulating world events to start World War III


His first James Bond movie ‘GoldenEye’ released in 1995 went on to become one of the most successful Bond movies till that time


In 1994, he was offered a contract for playing the secret agent James Bond in three movies with the option of a fourth one


In 1993, he played a supporting role in the comedy film ‘Mrs


Their happy married life was cut short by Cassandra’s untimely death from cancer in 1991


During the early 1990s he appeared in several television films including ‘Murder 101’ (1991) and ‘Death Train’ (1993)


He portrayed Phileas Fogg in the 1989 three-part television miniseries ‘Around the World in 80 Days’


In 1987, he appeared in the Cold War spy film ‘The Fourth Protocol’ which also featured Michael Caine


, he was cast in the television series ‘Remington Steele’ in 1982


He married actress Cassandra Harris in 1980 and adopted her two children from a previous marriage


He found employment as an acting assistant stage manager at the York Theatre Royal in 1975


All through the 1970s and early 1980s he made minor appearances in television and films


The story focused on a clause of the 1968 East-West agreement to halt nuclear proliferation


The film which marked the franchise’s 40th anniversary was also one of the highest grossing Bond movies till that date

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