Aidan Gillen born on 24 April 1968 in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland as Aidan Murphy is best known for his role in HBO series Game Of Thrones as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish and as an agent in The Dark Knight Rises. Aidan Gillen net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Aidan Gillen movies started his acting career from Dublin Youth Theater playing Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He started his professional work with Channel 4 television series Queer as Folk.
The series which was a big hit in UK and his performance was much appreciated by critics so he was signed for the sequel too. The show later got him British Academy Television Award nomination for Best Actor according to Aidan Gillen imdb.
Later for his Broadway plays he was nominated for Tony Award for his highly acclaimed Broadway role in Harold Pinter’s play The Caretaker and Irish Times Theatre Award for his portrayal of Teach in the Dublin Gate Theater’s 2007 production of David Mamet’s American Buffalo. Aidan Gillen during that period was spotted by producers of famous HBO crime series Aidan Gillen The Wire.
The show which was portrayed on drug scene in US was a big hit and Gillien who was in the lead role in show got Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role in Television award. Though the show was axed after two seasons but made a great impact on his portfolio.
After which he was named Irish cult hero by Sunday Tribune. Later he got his forst Hollywood movie, 12 Rounds following BBC2 drama Freefall. But his big achievement was in 2011 when he was chosen for HBO series Game Of Thrones as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish for which he received his Irish Film & Television Award nomination.
Game of Thrones which is based on novel is about seven kingdoms and their lords fighting for the throne including dragons and other science fiction characters. Aidan Gillen playes role of lord Baelish who has come from streets to being a lord and is fighting his way towards the throne by manipulations and fights. The show which broke all the viewers records since then has aired six seasons.
Since then he has worked in British crime movie Blitz and horror film Wake Wood. Aidan Gillen got his third nomination and second Irish Film & Television Award for Irish crime-drama Love/Hate. His major Hollywood movie was with DC Comics, The Dark Knight Rises.
The movie which was directed by Christopher Nolan is famous Batman sequel which starred famous actors, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway and Tom Hardy.
Though his role as agent was not so long but was much appreciated. Later he was cast in British spy-drama Shadow Dancer and BBC five-part thriller Mayday in 2013. Screen Actors Guild Award nomination with the cast of Game of Thrones for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Aidan Gillen married Olivia O’Flanagan is now separated and has two children. Gillen is Roman Catholic, owns a house in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland, is married Married Since 1997, is 178 cm or 5 ft 9 in tall, has black hairs and blue eys.
Aidan Gillen Net Worth | Age | Height & Wife
|Aidan Gillen Age||24 April 1968|
|Religion – believes in god?||Roman Catholic|
|Residence||Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland|
|Aidan Gillen Net worth||$3 million|
|Relationship status||Married since 2001|
|Aidan Gillen Wife||Olivia O’Flanagan (separated)|
|Aidan Gillen dating||None|
|Has any kids?||Two, Berry (17), Joe (14)|
|Aidan Gillen Height||178 cm or 5 ft 9|
|Product Endorsements||Tommy Hilfiger|
|Aidan Gillen Twitter||None|