WorldCat Identities

Byrne, Gabriel 1950-

Works: 533 works in 1,479 publications in 6 languages and 36,407 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Caper films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Artist, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Author, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gabriel Byrne
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about the March family of four daughters and a strong mother (Sarandon) who, because her husband is away serving in the Army during the Civil War, must raise her "little women" on her own. The daughters include: spirited Jo (Ryder) who longs for a career as a writer; beautiful and conservative older sister Meg (Alvarado); fragile Beth (Danes); and the romantic Amy (Dunst/Mathis). Through the years, as they become women, the sisters share their most cherished and painful moments of self-discovery as their mother's pride and strength guide them through questions of independence, romance and virtue
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )
77 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
The man in the iron mask by Randall Wallace( Visual )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1638 Queen Anne of France gives Birth to a boy, who will inherit the throne one day. But, only known to few, there is a twin brother born minutes later
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on William Thackeray's classic novel, Vanity Fair is a sexually charged epic filled with colour, romance and wicked manipulation - the story of Becky Sharp (Reese Witherspoon), the orphaned daughter of a starving artist and French chorus girl. Despite her lack of wealth or birthright, she is determined to use all her skill and charm to conquer English upper-society, by any means possible. Beautiful, witty and passionate, she soon finds success and ascends into a glamorous and decadent lifestyle - but at what cost?"--Container
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )
45 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of King Arthur with all the elements of Sir Thomas Malory's classic tale: Removing the sword Excalibur from the stone; The Round Table's noble birth and tragic decline; The heroic attempts to recover the Holy Grail; The shifting balance of power between Merlin and Morgana
Dead man by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Blake, a young man in search of a fresh start, travels west during the latter half of the nineteenth century to a frontier town to take a post as an accountant. Upon his arrival, he's told the job is no longer available. That night he takes up with a prostitute. When her jealous ex-boyfriend surprises them in bed, Blake is wounded, while the prostitute and the ex end up dead. A wanted man, Blake retreats to the nearby woods, running into sympathetic Native American named "Nobody" who informs Blake that the bullet in his chest cannot be removed. His death certain, Nobody teaches Blake to face the dangers that follow a "dead man."
Vampire academy by Zoey Deutch( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rose Hathaway is a half-human and half-vampire, who is training to be a guardian at St. Vladimir's Academy. Her best friend, Princess Lissa Dragomir is a peaceful, mortal vampire. After ditching school and being on the run for a year, Rose and Lissa are caught and brought back to the Academy. Lissa struggles to reclaim her social status while Rose risks everything in an attempt to protect her best friend from the immortal, evil vampires that lurk just outside the walls of the school
End of days by Peter Hyams( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a burned-out former New York City cop named Jericho is assigned to security detail for a mysterious and foreboding stranger, Jericho thwarts an assassination attempt. During the ensuing investigation, he and his partner save the life of a beautiful and terrified woman, whose destiny involves death, the devil and the fate of mankind
Ghost ship ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salvagers discover the Antonia Graza, an Italian luxury liner with a dark secret. The passenger ship has been missing since 1962, floating adrift on the Bering Sea, the salvagers claim the vessel as their own. But the Antonia Graza in not uninhabited. Once towing of the ghost ship towards harbor has begun, a series of bizarre ocurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature
Enemy of the state by Tony Scott( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert Clayton Dean is a successful Washington D.C. attorney who-- without his knowledge-- is given a video that ties a top official of the National Security Agency to a political murder! Instantly, every aspect of Dean's once-normal life is targeted by a lethal team of skilled NSA surveillance operatives, who wage a relentless, ultrahigh-tech campaign to discredit him and retrieve the incriminating evidence!"--Container. DVD
Into the West ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and German and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young brothers living in the Dublin slums run away with a magical horse, trying to recapture their family's traditional life as tinkers and to find the wild west of their imaginations, while their desparate father and the law search for them
Stigmata by Rupert Wainwright( Visual )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman begins to suffer the Stigmata, the wounds of Christ. When a Catholic priest comes to investigate the "miracle", he discovers this woman is channeling a message originating from the time of Jesus Christ
Smilla's sense of snow ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young boy from Greenland falls from the top of the house Smilla lives in, she suspects that this was not an accident. As she begin to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very well mean her death
Buffalo girls by Rod Hardy( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary Calamity Jane searches not only for her long-lost daughter, but also for the Wild West that is now waning. Her unforgettable friends include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Sitting Bull, and Annie Oakley
Jindabyne by Ray Lawrence( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of men discover the body of an Aborigine girl in an Australian fishing hole. Instead of reporting the murder right away, they wait until they've filled their coolers with fish. Their inaction sets off a scandal that threatens to tear them apart
In treatment ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul is a therapist who exhibits great insight and confidence when treating his patients. But Paul suffers crippling insecurities and is counseled by his own therapist, Gina. Adding to his list of growing concerns, his wife Kate is overcome with feelings of neglect and resents competing for his attention. Paul's patients include a young doctor who is in love with Paul; a Navy pilot who is reevaluating his life after a failed mission in Iraq; a teenage gymnast with suicidal tendencies; and a passionate couple who are troubled in all other areas of their lives
Vikings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey into a thrilling ancient world in this epic new series about history's bravest and most brutally fearsome warriors; Vikings. Ragnar, a would-be Viking chieftain, longs to fulfill his destiny as an explorer and conqueror, alongside his ambitious brother Rollo and loyal wife Lagertha. But as Ragnar leads daring raids in distant realms across the ocean, treacherous forces in his Norse homeland conspire against him
In treatment ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions, the series once again centers around Dr. Paul Weston, who recently divorced his wife Kate and moved from Maryland to a brownstone in Brooklyn, New York. Rebuilding his practice while wrestling with some of the demons he left behind, including a lawsuit filed by the father of Alex, a patient who died last year, Paul takes on several new patients
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )
41 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon his release from a mental institution, Spider takes up residence in a halfway house. Paranoid, quiet, and forever making notes, Spider spends much of his time remembering his youth, specifically a horrific event from his childhood that occurred after he came to believe that his father was having an affair
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Alternative Names
Byrne, Gabriel
English (416)
French (25)
German (18)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)