The Frames

Glen Hansard is one of the rare musicians to make a bigger name for himself as an actor playing a musician than as the frontman for his real life band, The Frames. The talented Hansard spent more than 20 years with the Dublin-based band, making a name in his native Ireland with critically-acclaimed alternative rock albums. The Frames were largely ignored in America, however, until Hansard’s played the familiar role of a poor Dublin busker in the small budget indie flick, Once. The film not only showcased his acting chops but earned him and his co-star Marketa Irglova an unlikely Academy Award for their... Read More

Rock, Alternative/Indie
City Of Origin:
Dublin, Ireland
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