After portraying Bill Weasley in the last two parts of the ‘Harry Potter’ series, Domhnall Gleeson took part in various roles from different genres over the years. While some of his films received high scores on movie websites, his role in some others gathered positive feedback. So, here’s a list of his five best parts that came after Bill Wesley!
5. True Grit (2010)
2010’s Western adaptation centered on Hailee Steinfeld’s character seeking revenge for her father’s death with the help of a man with drinking problems. As Gleeson had a brief role in the story as a young outlaw caught by Cogburn, the Coen brothers’ film scored 96% on Rotten Tomatoes.
4. Brooklyn (2015)
Adapted from Colm Tóibín’s novel, ‘Brooklyn’ followed Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) finding her way between her lives in America and Ireland. The ‘Harry Potter’ actor played one of Lacey’s romantic interests, Jim, adding to the story, which grossed $62.1 million at the box office.
3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Set thirty years after ‘Return of the Jedi,’ Gleeson took on the role of General Hux in the seventh film of the ‘Star Wars’ series. His character went into a conflict with Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren during the production. As he reprised the part in the follow-ups, ‘The Last Jedi’ and ‘The Rise of Skywalker,’ all of the films ended up passing the bar of $1 billion upon their release.
2. Ex Machina (2014)
The actor played one of the mains, Caleb Smith, in the science fiction thriller, portraying a week of the character with a tech CEO working on AI androids. After the film hit the screen, both it and the actor’s performance received critical acclaim, rating 92% on Rotten Tomatoes.
1. About Time (2013)
A little before his part in ‘Ex Machina,’ Gleeson appeared in the 2013 romantic comedy-drama as Tim Lake. While the movie ended up with mixed reviews due to its theme about the time-traveling abilities of the character, his performance generally received positive feedback from the critics.