Gabriel Byrne

From blockbusters of the 1990s such as The Usual Suspects and Into the West, to recent hits Hereditary and Lost Girls, celebrated Irish actor Gabriel Byrne has enjoyed an illustrious career that spans cinema, television and the stage. His performance in his new film Death of a Ladies’ Man, which  was featured in the 2021 Fleadh programme, recently won Byrne the IFTA for Actor in a Lead Role. Byrne plays Samuel O’Shea, a lifelong womaniser who begins experiencing strange visions that disrupt his world and begin to alarm him.

Byrne discusses this role and his craft with prolific Irish actor and writer Kate O’Toole.


Please note: This interview was recorded through Zoom so audio quality will vary.


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