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->''"I would like to break out of this dark, brooding image, cause I'm actually not like that at all."''

Gabriel James Byrne (born May 12, 1950) is an Irish actor, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.

He has also been an archaeologist, a cook, a bullfighter, and a Spanish schoolteacher.

Byrne's known television work included the HBO drama ''Series/InTreatment'', for which he was nominated for two Emmys, and won a Golden Globe.

He was married to Ellen Barkin from 1988 to 1996. He speaks fluently French and Spanish.

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!!Filmography:

!!!Film:

* ''Film/{{Hereditary}}'' (2018) -- Steve Graham
* ''Film/VampireAcademy'' (2014) -- Victor Dashkov
* ''Film/AssaultOnPrecinct132005'' -- Capt. Marcus Duvall
* ''Film/GhostShip'' (2002) -- Murphy
* ''Film/{{Spider}}'' (2002) -- Bill Cleg
* ''Film/EndOfDays'' (1999) -- Satan
* ''Film/{{Stigmata}}'' (1999) -- Father Andrew Kiernan
* ''Film/EnemyOfTheState'' (1998) -- Brill
* ''Film/TheManInTheIronMask'' (1998) -- D'Artagnan
* ''Film/SmillasSenseOfSnow'' (1997) -- The Mechanic
* ''Film/DeadMan'' (1995) -- Charlie Dickinson
* ''Film/TheUsualSuspects'' (1995) -- Dean Keaton
* ''Film/PointOfNoReturn'' (1993) -- Bob
* ''Film/CoolWorld'' (1992) -- Jack Deebs
* ''Film/MillersCrossing'' (1990) -- Tom Reagan
* ''Film/TheKeep'' (1983) -- Major Kaempffer
* ''Film/{{Excalibur}}'' (1981) -- Uther Pendragon

!!!Television:

* ''Series/{{Vikings}}'' (2013) -- Earl Haraldsson
* ''Series/SecretState'' (2012) -- Deputy PM Tom Dawkins
* ''Series/InTreatment'' (2008-2010) -- Dr. Paul Weston
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