Pierce Brosnan Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | August 9, 2022

Pierce Brendan Brosnan is an Irish actor and film producer known for acting in American films and television series. He was born on 16th May 1953 in Drogheda, Louth, Ireland to Thomas and May Brosnan. His father was a carpenter, and his mother was a nurse. He completed his education at Elliott School.

After finishing school, he learnt commercial illustration at Saint Martin’s School of Art. Later, he trained for three years as an actor at the Drama Centre London.

He started his career as an acting assistant stage manager at the York Theatre Royal. He made his acting debut with the play Wait Until Dark. He also acted in several other plays earlier in his career.

In 1979, Pierce made his television debut with the television film, Murphy’s Stroke. In 1980, he made his film debut with The Long Good Friday. In the same year, he acted in another film, The Mirror Crack’d. Along with it, he acted in two television series, The Professionals and Hammer House of Horror. In 1981, he gained wide recognition and popularity after he appeared in the television series, Manions of America. In 1982, he starred in three television series, Play for Today, Nancy Astor and Remington Steele. But his performance in Nancy Astor was highly acclaimed and helped him to earn a nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Golden Globe Award.

From 1986 to 1994, Pierce appeared in ten films, such as Nomads (1986), The Fourth Protocol (1987), The Deceivers (1988), Mister Johnson (1990), The Lawnmower Man (1992), Entangled (1993), Love Affair (1994) etc. From 1988 to 1994, he was seen in six television films and two television series. In 1995, Pierce appeared as James Bond in Golden Eye. The film was the most successful Bond film ever. His performance was highly acclaimed and he was nominated for two awards, Saturn Award for Best Actor and MTV Movie Award for Best Fight. Night Watch was his only released television series of the year. In 1996, he was seen in two films, The Mirror Has Two Faces and Mars Attacks! In 1997, he acted in three films along with Tomorrow Never Dies. His second film is James Bond. Another successful performance from Pierce helped him to win Saturn Award for Best Actor and a nomination for European Film Award for Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema.

In 1998, he made his debut as a producer in the film The Nephew. He also acted in the film. Quest for Camelot was his other released film of the year. In 1999, Pierce starred in four films, The World Is Not Enough, Grey Owl, The Match and The Thomas Crown Affair. He also worked as a producer in The Thomas Crown Affair and The Match. His third film as James Bond, The World Is Not Enough helped him to win the Empire Award for Best Actor and earned a nomination for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo. The Tailor of Panama was his only released film in 2001. In that year he also appeared in two television shows, The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live.

Later, in 2002, Pierce produced and starred in Evelyn. Die Another Day was his other released film of the year. For his performance in the film, he was nominated for Saturn Award for Best Actor. In 2004, he appeared in two films, Laws of Attraction and After the Sunset. He also worked as an executive producer in After the Sunset. In 2005, Pierce was seen in the film, The Matador. His performance was highly acclaimed and he earned several nominations. He also produced the movie. Seraphim Falls was his only released film in 2006. In 2007, he also produced and starred in the film Butterfly on a Wheel. He also acted in the film Married Life that year. He had two released films in 2008, Mamma Mia! and Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery. His performance in Mamma Mia! was praised by critics and he won National Movie Award for Best Performance – Male and Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor for his acting. In 2009, he also worked as an executive producer and acted in the film, The Greatest. In 2010, he had four released films, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, The Ghost Writer, Remember Me, and Oceans. For his performance in The Ghost Writer, he won one award and two nominations.

Next, in 2011, he was seen in two films, I Don’t Know How She Does It and Salvation Boulevard, and one television series, Bag of Bones. In the following years, he appeared in several films, such as Love Is All You Need (2012), The World’s End (2013), The November Man (2014),  Some Kind of Beautiful (2015), I.T. (2016), The Only Living Boy in New York (2017), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020), The Misfits (2021), The King’s Daughter (2022), and several others. The Son and 2019 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony were his two television series which were released in 2017 and 2018.

He has several upcoming films, such as Black Adam, The Out-Laws and Fast Charlie.

He also appeared in several video games such as James Bond.

In 1996, he formed a Los Angeles-based production company called Irish DreamTime. 

He is also known for his charitable work and environmental activism.

In 1997, Brosnan received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the film industry. In 2002, he was also awarded an honorary degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology and, a year later, the University College Cork. In July 2003, Queen Elizabeth II made Brosnan an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his “outstanding contribution to the British film industry”. In the same year, he was rewarded the Irish Film and Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Irish Film. On 23 September 2004, he became an American citizen while retaining his Irish citizenship. In February 2013, Brosnan was awarded honorary patronage of the Dublin University Players society at Trinity College, Dublin. In 2020, he was listed at No. 15 on The Irish Times’ list of greatest Irish film actors.

As an Irish citizen, he is ineligible to receive the full OBE honour, which is awarded only to a citizen of the Commonwealth realms, but he is still allowed the letters “OBE” after his name. 

He married Cassandra Harris in 1980. She died in 2001. Later, Pierce married Keely Shaye Smith in 2001. Pierce has five children.

NamePierce Brendan Brosnan
Nick NamePierce Brosnan
ProfessionActor, Producer
Famous Role James Bond

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Date of Birth16 May 1953
Age69 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceDrogheda, Louth, Ireland
NationalityIreland
United States
Hometown Drogheda, Louth, Ireland
Food Habit Non- Vegetarian
Political InclinationDemocratic Part of America
SchoolSt Anne’s Primary School, Navan Ireland
Elliott School, London England.
CollageSaint Martin’s School of Arts, London England
Drama Centre London, London, England
DebutFilm– Murphy’s Stroke (1979)

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TV– Hammer House of Horror (1980)

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Theater– Wait Until Dark (1975)
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Ethnicity Irish
Zodiac SignTaurus
Hobbies Watching Film, Listening to Music, Watching Football

Pierce Brosnan Career

  • After finishing school, he learnt commercial illustration at Saint Martin’s School of Art. Later, he trained for three years as an actor at the Drama Centre London.
  • He started his career as an acting assistant stage manager at the York Theatre Royal. He made his acting debut with the play Wait Until Dark. He also acted in several other plays earlier in his career.
  • In 1979, Pierce made his television debut with the television film, Murphy’s Stroke.
  • In 1980, he made his film debut with The Long Good Friday. In the same year, he acted in another film, The Mirror Crack’d. Along with it, he acted in two television series, The Professionals and Hammer House of Horror.
  • In 1981, he gained wide recognition and popularity after he appeared in the television series, Manions of America.
  • In 1982, he starred in three television series, Play for Today, Nancy Astor and Remington Steele.
  • From 1986 to 1994, Pierce appeared in ten films, such as Nomads (1986), The Fourth Protocol (1987), The Deceivers (1988), Mister Johnson (1990), The Lawnmower Man (1992), Entangled (1993), Love Affair (1994) etc.
  • From 1988 to 1994, he was seen in six television films and two television series.
  • In 1995, Pierce appeared as James Bond in Golden Eye. The film was the most successful Bond film ever. Night Watch was his only released television series of the year.
  • In 1996, he was seen in two films, The Mirror Has Two Faces and Mars Attacks!
  • In 1997, he acted in three films along with Tomorrow Never Dies. His second film is James Bond.
  • In 1998, he made his debut as a producer in the film The Nephew. He also acted in the film. Quest for Camelot was his other released film of the year.
  • In 1999, Pierce starred in four films, The World Is Not Enough, Grey Owl, The Match and The Thomas Crown Affair. He also worked as a producer in The Thomas Crown Affair and The Match.
  • The Tailor of Panama was his only released film in 2001. In that year he also appeared in two television shows, The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live.
  • In 2002, Pierce produced and starred in Evelyn. Die Another Day was his other released film of the year.
  • In 2004, he appeared in two films, Laws of Attraction and After the Sunset. He also worked as an executive producer in After the Sunset.
  • In 2005, Pierce was seen in the film, The Matador. His performance was highly acclaimed and he earned several nominations. He also produced the movie.
  • Seraphim Falls was his only released film in 2006.
  • In 2007, he also produced and starred in the film Butterfly on a Wheel. He also acted in the film Married Life that year.
  • He had two released films in 2008, Mamma Mia! and Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery.
  • In 2009, he also worked as an executive producer and acted in the film, The Greatest.
  • In 2010, he had four released films, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, The Ghost Writer, Remember Me, and Oceans.
  • In 2011, he was seen in two films, I Don’t Know How She Does It and Salvation Boulevard, and one television series, Bag of Bones.
  • In the following years, he appeared in several films, such as Love Is All You Need (2012), The World’s End (2013), The November Man (2014),  Some Kind of Beautiful (2015), I.T. (2016), The Only Living Boy in New York (2017), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020), The Misfits (2021), The King’s Daughter (2022), and several others.
  • The Son and 2019 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony were his two television series which were released in 2017 and 2018.
  • He has several upcoming films, such as Black Adam, The Out-Laws and Fast Charlie.
  • He also appeared in several video games such as James Bond.
  • In 1996, he formed a Los Angeles-based production company called Irish DreamTime. 

Pierce Brosnan Family 

Father Name Thomas Brosnan (Carpenter)
Step-FatherWilliam Camichael
Mother Name May (Nurse)
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Wife Keely Shaye Smith (2001-Present)

Pierce Brosnan Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married Twice
Affairs / Girlfriend Tatjana Patitz (Model)
Barbara Orbison (Entrepreneur)



Brenda Starr (Singer & Songwriter)
Denice D.Lewis (Actress)
Cassandra Harris (1977-1991) *(Australian Actress)



Julianne Phillips (1993-1994) (Actress)
Kathryn Kinley (Reporter)



Keely Shaye Smith
Wife/ Spouse Cassandra Harris (1977-1991)
Keely Shaye Smith (2001-Present)
Marriage date 27 December 1980 with Cassandra Harris
4 August 2001 with Keely Shaye Smith
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenSon– Sean (Actor), Chris (Step-son, film director), Dylan & Paris



Daughter– Charlotte (Step-daughter, died in 1993) Actress


Pierce Brosnan With Wife Keely Shaye Smith

Pierce Brosnan Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Pierce Brosnan Favourite 

Favourite  Actor John Cleese,
Favourite  Music Band The Who, Pink Floyd
Favourite  Movie From Russia with Love (1963), For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Favourite  Tv ShowDoctor Who (1963–1989)
Favourite  FoodIrish Salmon, Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes
Favourite  Color Black
Favourite  HotelThe Hassler in Rome, and The Ritz in Paris
Favourite  Football ClubFulham Football Club

Pierce Brosnan Education 

School St Anne’s Primary School, Navan Ireland
Elliott School, London England.
Collage Saint Martin’s School of Arts, London England
Drama Centre London, London, England
Educational Qualification A Degree in Drama

Pierce Brosnan Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Pierce Brosnan

  • His nickname at school was simply “Irish”.
  • His height is 6 feet 2 inches.
  • He is an active supporter and spokesperson of noble causes like same-sex marriage, gun control, and environmental protection.
  • He is a close friend of Merly Streep and Lian Neeson.
  • Brosnan has been an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland since 2001.
  • Brosnan supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election and is a vocal supporter of same-sex marriage.
  • From 1997 to 2000, Brosnan and wife Smith worked with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to stop a proposed salt factory from being built at Laguna San Ignacio.

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