Redmond Gleeson (born Martin Gleeson; 26 January 1935) is an Irish stage, film, and television actor from Dublin.
26 January 1935
|Spouse(s)||Melissa Penelope Gleeson|
(1963–?) Mardiah Gleeson (? – present)
|Children||9 (+1 deceased)|
Life and career
Gleeson (born Martin Gleeson) won a scholarship to study theatre arts at Miami University in Ohio. After graduating he lived in Aspen, Colorado where he co-founded and acted with the High Country Players.
In 1968 he moved from Aspen to Los Angeles where he has appeared in many stage productions, including Look Homeward Angel, Buddy's Girl, for which he won a Drama-Logue Award, and Kevin's Bed, for which he won a Back Stage Garland Award.
In addition to his film and television work, he produced, directed and has acted for years in the adaptation of Bloomsday, he co-wrote with T.S. Kerrigan. Gleeson has nine children. Another, the eldest, Raynard Martin Gleeson, predeceased his parents. When not acting, Gleeson resides in Kalimantan, Indonesia with his wife, Mardiah.
|2003||A Foreign Affair||Funeral director||Released on DVD as 2 Brothers & a Bride|
|2002||Project Viper||Local Man||television film|
|It Could Happen||Father Murphy||Short|
|1997||St. Patrick's Day||Thomas|
|1996||Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story||Irish Man|
|1992||Sinatra||Cop No. 1||television film|
|1991||Shout||Minister (credited as Redmond M. Gleeson)|
|Young Guns II||Murphy Man|
|Too Young to Die?||Janitor (credited as Redmond M. Gleeson)||television film|
|1988||Bulletproof||Father Riley (credited as Redmond M. Gleeson)|
|1983||Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land||Bud||television film, re-released on video as Starflight One|
|1982||Mae West||Reverend Bragg||television film|
|Thou Shalt Not Kill||television film|
|Cattle Annie and Little Britches||Red Buck|
|1980||Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story||Jackson||television film|
|A Rumor of War||Sgt. Furth||television film|
|The Best Place to Be||television film|
|The Ordeal of Patty Hearst||Sheriff's Deputy||television film|
|1978||True Grit||Harrison||television film, also called True Grit: A Further Adventure|
|1977||Captains Courageous||Phillips||television film|
|1976||Pipe Dreams||Hollow Legs|
|Wanted: The Sundance Woman||(credited as Redmond M. Gleeson)||television film|
|Midway||Pvt. Dombrowski – Radio Man (uncredited)|
|Law and Order||Rev. Martin O'Malley||television film|
|1975||Last Hours Before Morning||Hopkins||television film|
|Capone||N.Y. Cop No. 2|
|1974||Roll, Freddy, Roll!||Man||television film|
|Trapped Beneath the Sea||PO1 Stanton||television film|
|Airport 1975||Passenger (uncredited)|
|Mr. and Mrs. Cop||Officer Irv Pyle (credited as Redmond Gleason)||television film|
|1971||The Ski Bum||Head Dope Dealer|
|1991||My Life and Times||Hawker||"Millennium"|
|1990||L.A. Law||Foreperson (credited as Redmond M. Gleeson)||"Armand's Hammer"|
|1989||Guns of Paradise||Judge Prine (credited as Redmond Glesson)||"A Matter of Honor: Part 1"|
|1987||Santa Barbara||Will Morton||Episode #1.717|
|1985||George Burns Comedy Week||Hanlon||"The Dynamite Girl"|
|1983||St. Elsewhere||Mr. Landrum||"Under Pressure"|
|St. Elsewhere||Garth Landrum||"Entrapment"|
|1982||Cagney & Lacey||Sammy||"High Steel"|
|1981||The Dukes of Hazzard||Ben Wilkenson||"10 Million Dollar Sheriff Part 1"|
|1980||Lou Grant||Francie Fitzgerald||"Guns"|
|1979||Ike: The War Years||Riley||TV mini-series|
|1978||The Paper Chase||Red||"Da Da"|
|1976||Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers||Vernon Jax||TV mini-series|
|Columbo||George Thomas||"Now You See Him"|
|1975||Columbo||Arnold||"A Deadly State of Mind"|
|M*A*S*H||Sergeant Callan||"Dear Ma"|
|Kojak||Det. Houston||"How Cruel the Frost, How Bright the Stars"|
|Cannon||Gas Station Attendant||"Coffin Corner"|
|1974||The Snoop Sisters||O'toole||"Black Day for Bluebeard"|
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- "Redmond Gleeson", indonesianow.blogspot.com, May 2007.
- "Biography for Redmond Gleeson", IMDb. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
- "Redmond Gleeson(Actor)" Archived 24 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine, kerryrecords.com. Retrieved 10 December 2010.