Friday, January 22, 2010
Byrne is an Irish born actor with a current HBO series called “In Treatment” playing a psychotherapist. Other well known parts he has played is a priest in “Stigmata” and Satan in “End of Days”. He had a TV mini-series in the mid eighties in which he played the role of Christopher Columbus. Perhaps his most famous role is that of the Irish American gangster Tom Reagan in the Movie “Miller’s Crossing”. Time magazine in 2005 ranked Miller’s Crossing as one of the 100 best movies made since the beginning of film.
There was a recent Irish television interview discussing his being molested at the hands of the clergy in a Junior Seminary when he was eleven.
The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne
And many other interesting things from the life of this actor are discussed in that interview.