Pierce Brosnan is an Irish actor, producer, and activist. He is well known for playing James Bond in the Bond’s series. He has been in four Bond films including GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, Die Another Day, and The World is Not Enough. Some of his other work includes roles in Mrs. Doubtfire and The Fourth Protocol. Pierce left school at the age of 16 and decided to start painting commercially. This led him to giving various acts like fire breathing a try, where he was noticed by a circus agent. This led him to enrolling in acting at the Drama Centre London.
He was born in Ireland to two Catholic parents. Despite the social pressures of religion, Brosnan continued having faith and being a Catholic. According to him, his prayers and faith in God has helped him get over the loss of his wife of 17 years.
Pierce is quite involved in politics and publicly shares his views with others. He holds many liberal views and considers himself an activist. He is big in the preservation of the Earth and has done a lot to save the oceans and whales. Brosnan serves as a Campaign Chairmann for the Entertainment Industry Foundation. They distributed over $15,000,000 in 2015.
Painting has been a big hobby for Pierce as he started painting commercially at 16. He also enjoys some other activities like golf, bike riding, and painting. He enjoys fishing as well and has even fished in South Wales.
He is currently married to Keely Shaye Smith. They have been married since 2001. He was previously married to Cassandra Harris. She passed at the age of 43 due to cancer.
When he was younger he was really tall. At the age of 11 he was a whopping six feet tall and even became a victim to bullies. Pierce admits he has a big fear of being trapped and is very claustrophobic. He had some hard times filming certain scenes that were in dark and closed off spaces. In 2004 he became an American citizen but still kept his Irish citizenship.