Pierce Brendan Brosnan (born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist who holds Irish, and American citizenship. After leaving school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration, but trained at the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series “Remington Steele”. He starred as the secret agent James Bond in “GoldenEye”, Tomorrow Never Dies”, “The World Is Not Enough” and “Die Another Day”. He also starred in the movie musical “Mamma Mia”! as Sam Carmichael.