Aidan Gillen

Aidan Murphy (born 24 April 1968), better known as Aidan Gillen (/ˈɡɪlən/, Irish: Aodhán Ó Giolláin), is an Irish actor. He is known for his film and television roles including Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (1999–2000), Tommy Carcetti in the HBO series The Wire (2004–2008), John Boy in the RTÉ series Love/Hate (2010–2011), Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2017), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Janson in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), Aberama Gold in the BBC One series Peaky Blinders (2017–2019), Queen's manager John Reid in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), and Dr. J. Allen Hynek in The History Channel's Project Blue Book (2019–2020). He also provided the voice and motion capture for Paul Serene in the 2016 video game Quantum Break. In 2021, he had a role in the dramatic crime series Mayor of Kingstown.

Aidan Gillen
Aidan Gillen in 2010
Born
Aidan Murphy

(1968-04-24) 24 April 1968 (age 54)
Dublin, Ireland
OccupationActor
Years active1985–present
Spouse(s)
Olivia O'Flanagan
(m. 2001; sep. 2005)
Partner(s)Camille O'Sullivan
(2014–present)
Children2

Gillen has won three Irish Film & Television Awards[1] and has been nominated for a British Academy Television Award, a British Independent Film Award, and a Tony Award.[2]


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