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Aidan Gillen stars in "Game of Thrones" on HBO as Petyr Baelish.

Best known for his role as Tommy Carcetti in HBO's brilliant "The Wire," Aidan Gillen also starred as Stuart Alan Jones in the ground-breaking British television series, "Queer as Folk" and its sequel, "Queer as Folk 2," for which he was nominated for a BAFTA for Best Actor in 2000.

He played the evil Lord Nelson Rathbone in the Hollywood movie "Shanghai Knights" opposite Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson.

Aidan earned a Best Actor nomination at the BAFTAs for his role in the BBC movie "Safe." He also won Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Film Festival for his role in "The Low Down." He was nominated for a Tony Award for his highly acclaimed Broadway role in Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker" in 2003 and nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Award for his portrayal of Teach in the Dublin Gate Theatre's 2007 production of David Mamet's "American Buffalo."

Other notable theater credits include Jez Butterworth's original production of "Mojo," in which he played the role of Skinny to great acclaim, Ariel in "The Tempest" and Platonov in "Platonov," both at The Almeida. He most recently played Richard Roma in David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" at the Apollo Theatre in the West End in 2007.




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AIDAN GILLEN: FACTS

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Age: 47 years old
Birthday: April 24, 1968
Height: 5' 10"
Full Name / Real Name: Aidan Murphy
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Wife: Olivia O Flanagan (7/7/2001)





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