He left when I was an infant and I was left in the care of my mother and my grandparents. Brosnan denied the rumours in July 1993 but added "it's still languishing there on someone's desk in Hollywood. Shortly after the release of Die Another Day the media began questioning whether or not Brosnan would reprise the role for a fifth time.
He was married to Australian actress Cassandra Harris from 1980 until her death in 1991. Clair Brosnan formed Irish DreamTime a Los Angeles-based production company. In 1995 he became the fifth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in the Eon Productions film series starring in four films between 1995 and 2002.