Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard

composer, actor, music department

Glen Hansard was born on Apr 21, 1970 in Ireland. Glen Hansard's big-screen debut came with The Commitments directed by Alan Parker in 1991, strarring Outspan Foster. Glen Hansard is known for Sing Street directed by John Carney, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo stars as Conor and Kelly Thornton as Ann. Glen Hansard has got 12 awards and 17 nominations so far. The most recent award Glen Hansard achieved is Grammy Awards. The upcoming new movie Glen Hansard plays is Cyrano which will be released on Feb 25, 2022.

Glen Hansard is an Irish singer-songwriter. Since 1990, he has been the frontman of the Irish rock band The Frames, with whom he has released six studio albums, four of which have charted in the top ten of the Irish Album Charts. In the 2000s, he was one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season before releasing his debut solo album, Rhythm and Repose, in 2012. His 2015 sophomore album Didn't He Ramble was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Folk Album.Primarily a musician, he has also acted and written music for film; he appeared in the BAFTA-winning film The Commitments (1991) and, notably, starred in the Irish music drama Once (2007) which earned him a number of major awards, including the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Falling Slowly" with co-writer and co-star Markéta Irglová. The film was later adapted into an award-winning-musical theatre production.

  • Birthday

    Apr 21, 1970
  • Place of Birth

    Dublin, Ireland
  • Also known

    글렌 핸사드

Known For


12 wins & 17 nominations

Grammy Awards
Best Musical Theater Album
Winner - Grammy
Academy Awards, USA
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Winner - Oscar
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