One for All – d’Artagnan!

Gabriel Byrne has no fear of portraying icons. He has essayed several well-known historical figures, including Uther Pendragon, Christopher Columbus, Lord Byron, and Friedrich Bhaer (yes, the Professor is fictional, but still an icon, as any Louisa May Alcott fan will attest). And he has played iconic types as well: […]

Swords, Magic… and Gabriel Byrne!

We all love the Gabriel Byrne of today–the erudite man, the accomplished actor, the intriguing artist and activist, a little silver now, experienced and just a shade world-weary. Ah, but what was he like thirty years ago, as he contemplated his first important role in a major motion picture? Excalibur […]