After a pause, Udeman, the series that celebrates men past 50, returns!
Worked as a cook, archaeologist, Spanish teacher and bullfighter before turning to acting thirty years ago, at 29.
Fluent in Gaelic, he wrote his first drama, Draiocht, in Irish.
Well-known for his role as the troubled Dr. Paul Weston in the HBO series In Treatment, he returned to the stage in 2008 to play King Arthur in Lerner and Lowe's Camelot.
Byrne is a well-known Human Rights activist and was deeply involved with getting Amnesty’s Imagine campaign running. In fact, it was his inspiration, after hearing his niece's school choir perform "Imagine", that led Amnesty International's USA office to approach Yoko Ono with the idea for the campaign.
He is also a patron of Croi, The West of Ireland Cardiology Foundation. In 2004, he was appointed UNICEF's Ireland Ambassador.
"What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few.' I think of that. No big deal. I've reached a stage in my life where I am content."
Gabriel Byrne explains the meaning of "bollocks", among other comments: