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PIERCE BROSNAN

Who doesn’t know Pierce Brosnan? This famous actor was first known in
Remmington Steele TV series (1982-1987). After Remmington Steele, Brosnan took
a lead in many films such as Dante’s Peak and The Thomas Crown Affair. His name
became well-known as he starred to a portray secret agent, James Bond: 007. Since
playing Bond, he was offered to lead in The Matador, evelyn (2002), Butterfly On A
Wheel (2007), and Mammamia! (2008).

Brosnan was born in County Louth, Ireland, 16 May 1953. He was the only child of
Thomas Brosnan and May Smith. He was raised in a Catholic family. Brosnan left
Ireland in 1964, and was educated at Elliott School. After leaving school at 16, he
determined to be a painter and began training at Central saint Martins College of
Art and Design. He later trained for three years as an actor at the Drama Center
London. After graduating from Drama Center London in 1975, Brosnan began
working as an acting assistant in York Theater Royal, and make his debut in Wait
Until Dark. His name rose to popularity in the US.

In 1995, he signed a contract for James Bond film, Golden Eye. It became the fourth
highest worldwide gross of any film in 1995, making Brosnan as a successful Bond
actor of ages. Brosnan formed a film production company entitled “Irish Dream
Time”, with his long time friend, Beau St. Clair, in 1996. He returned again as Bond
in Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, and Die Another Day. Shortly
after that, he decided to quit from Bond for playing another role.

He starred in Laws Of Attraction (2004), After The Sunset (2004), and The Matador
(2005). His name became really famous as he starred in Mammamia! (2008), with
his best friend, Meryl Streep. In 2009, he played The Ghost Writer, Remember Me,
and Percy Jackson & The Olympians, which are released in 2010.

In 1977, after left drama school, he met Cassandra Harris. They began dating for 3
years, and they married in 1980. He had one son, Sean Brosnan, who was born in
September 1983. Harris was diagnosed to have an ovarian cancer, and then she
died as a result in 1991, age 39. He was shocked and postponed his role. In 1994,
he met Keeyle Shaye Smith, in Mexico, and then, they married in 2001. They had
two sons, Dylan Thomas Brosnan and Paris Beckett Brosnan.

His next film is Bonded, which he played with his son, Sean Brosnan, and will be
released in 2011. Now, Brosnan and his family live in Malibu, California.