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Brian F. O'Byrne

Highest Rated:   91% Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Lowest Rated:   9% Season of the Witch (2011)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Ireland
First name is pronounced Bree'un. Grew up in a rural area in Ireland and was not exposed to theater or film in his youth (saw only three movies by age 17) and did not planto become an actor. Began acting in college because his two best friends were in theater. Won a green card in a lottery in 1989, which paved the way for his entrance to acting inthe U.S., where he joined the Irish Repertory Theatre and soon won a role in Philadelphia, Here I Come! Big break came when cast in Martin McDonagh's play The Beauty Queen of Leenane in Galway, Ireland, after the original actor became sick the third day of rehearsal; show debuted on Broadway in 1998. Dividestime equally between leadroles on Broadway (Doubt; Frozen;The Coast of Utopia) and supporting roles in TV (Oz; Brotherhood; FlashForward)and film (Million Dollar Baby; Bug; Before the Devil Knows You're Dead).

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
77% Jimmy's Hall
  • Commander O'Keefe
2015
79% Queen and Country
  • RSM Digby
2015
78% Medeas
  • Ennis
2014
9% Season of the Witch
  • Grandmaster
$24.9M 2011
43% Brooklyn's Finest
  • Ronny Rosario
$26.8M 2010
59% The International
  • The Consultant
$25.5M 2009
No Score Yet Amongst Women
  • Actor
2008
88% Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
  • Bobby
$7M 2007
42% No Reservations
  • Sean
$43.1M 2007
61% Bug
  • Dr. Sweet
$7.1M 2006
62% The New World
  • Lewes
$12.5M 2005
91% Million Dollar Baby
  • Father Horvak
$100.5M 2004
59% Easy
  • Mick
2004
No Score Yet The Blackwater Lightship
  • Larry
2004
73% Intermission
  • Mick
$0.8M 2003
20% Disco Pigs
  • Runt's Dad
2003
68% The Grey Zone
  • Interrogator
2002
No Score Yet Mapmaker
  • Richie Markey
2001
64% Bandits
  • Darill Miller
$41.2M 2001
48% An Everlasting Piece
  • George
$9.6k 2001
No Score Yet Amongst Women
  • Actor
1998

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
75% Mercy Street
2016
  • Allan Pinkerton
  • 2017
56% Aquarius
2015-2016
  • Ken Karn
  • 2016
  • 2015
80% Saints & Strangers
2015
  • John Billington
  • 2015
49% The Bastard Executioner
2015
  • Erik Ventris
  • 2015
83% Prime Suspect
2011-2012
  • Det. Reg Duffy
  • 2012
  • 2011
70% Mildred Pierce
2011
  • Bert Pierce
  • 2011
No Score Yet Medium
2005-2011
  • Clark Kerwin
  • 2010
89% FlashForward
2009-2010
  • Aaron Stark
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • 2007
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Liam Connors
  • 2005
No Score Yet Oz
1997-2003
  • Padraic Connelly
  • 2001

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