Ten fun facts about Pierce Brosnan


Fact 1
Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born on May 16, 1953 in Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland.

Fact 2
He was then raised there in Ireland until his family moved to the UK, which explains why he is able to play characters from both countries so well.

Fact 3
His father left his family when he was a young child and while he did reunite with him he has never had a close or involved relationship.


Fact 4
Pierce Brosnan was married to Cassandra Harris for eleven years before her death from ovarian cancer. They had one child together, Sean, whom he then raised alone with Cassandra’s other two children from a previous relationship that he had adopted, Christopher and Charlotte.

Fact 5
Ten years after his first wife’s death he married Keely Shaye Smith and had two children with her.

Fact 6
Pierce Brosnan is known for the small scar on the right side of his top lip which he got from the movie, “Tomorrow Never Dies” in 1997 when a stunt man hit him.

Fact 7
For each of his roles as James Bond he received a car in addition to his salary.

Fact 8
Pierce has been chosen more than once as one of People Magazine’s fifty most beautiful people in the world.

Fact 9
He is very claustrophobic which has made some of his roles, especially starring in “Dante’s Peak” very difficult.

Fact 10
Pierce Brosnan has dual citizenship with Ireland and the US after becoming an American citizen on September 23, 2004.


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