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Quiz: How well do you know Brendan Gleeson's films?

The Irish actor is set to host Saturday Night Live next month.

BRENDAN GLEESON IS set to host the iconic US comedy show Saturday Night Live next month. 

The Dublin-born actor will make his SNL hosting debut on 8 October, where he will help to write his monologue and the comedy sketches for the show. 

It comes ahead of the release of his new film The Banshees of Inisherin, in which he stars opposite Colin Farrell.

Gleeson is one of Ireland’s finest actors and has had starring roles in many films over the years. But how many can you remember?

Gleeson played Martin Cahill in the 1998 film The General - who played Inspector Ned Kenny?
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Christopher Walken
Burt Reynolds

Jack Nicholson
Jon Voight
Which Mission: Impossible film did Gleeson appear in?
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Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible 2

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
In what year was The Guard released?
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2003
2008

2011
2015
In In Bruges, what job did the man who came at Gleeson's character Ken with a bottle have?
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Tour guide
Teacher

Lollipop man
Zookeeper
In which of these films has Gleeson not appeared in?
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Far and Away
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The Field

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The Snapper
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In The Name of The Father
Gleeson won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of which political figure in the TV movie Into The Storm?
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George Washington
Winston Churchill

Donald Trump
Josef Stalin
Gleeson first appears on screen as Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody in which Harry Potter film?
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince
How many films has he appeared in alongside his son Domhnall Gleeson?
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None
Two

Four
Six
What was the name of Gleeson's character in Braveheart?
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Hamish
Angus

Lochlan
Malcolm
Gleeson played Michael Collins in the TV film The Treaty, but who did he play in the 1996 Michael Collins film?
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Eamon de Valera
Cathal Brugha

Liam Tobin
Ned Broy
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