MVP of the Month: Brendan Gleeson
Posted on June 4, 2014 at 8:00 am
This month’s Most Valuable Player has to be the brilliant Irish actor Brendan Gleeson, a mountain of a man with great physical power but great subtlety as an actor. He has two very different roles in this week’s sci-fi action film “Edge of Tomorrow,” opposite Tom Cruise, and a charming little film set in a Canadian harbor village, “The Grand Seduction.” Gleeson was a teacher until age 34, when he began acting, with memorable appearances in “Braveheart,” “In Bruges,” and as Professor Alastor “MadEye” Moody in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.”
PS His son, Domhnall Gleeson, will appear in the new “Star Wars” movie.