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Domhnall Gleeson

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: Irish

Born: May 12, 1983 (31)

Domhnall Gleeson made his breakthrough on the big screen with his role as Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter movies. The eldest son of Brendan Gleeson and Mary Weldon, Domhnall has chalked up an impressive range of roles in literary adaptations such as the Coen brothers' True Grit, Mark Romanek's Never Let Me Go and Joe Wright's Anna Karenina.

He will appear as part of the ensemble cast in JJ Abrams's Star Wars: Episode VII, which is due for release in December 2015.
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