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Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne 2010
Portrays: Earl Haraldson
Season/s: 1
First appearance: Rites of Passage
Latest appearance: Burial of the Dead
Appearance Count: 6
Full name: Gabriel James Byrne
Birthdate: May 12, 1950
Age: 65
Birthplace: Dublin,
Occupation: Actor
Status: Active
Significant Other/s: Ellen Barkin (ex-wife)

Gabriel James Byrne is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. He portrays Earl Haraldson in the History Channel series Vikings.

Biography Edit

His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979.

Byrne's screen debut came in the Irish soap opera The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken.

He has now starred in over 35 feature films, such as The Usual Suspects, Miller's Crossing, Stigmata and End of Days, in addition to writing two. Byrne's producing credits include the Academy Award-nominated In the Name of the Father.

More recently, he has received much critical acclaim for his role as Dr. Paul Weston in the HBO drama In Treatment.

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