Byrne Considered Priesthood

GABRIEL BYRNE briefly considered entering priesthood before starting his acting career, but was too tempted by alcohol and women The Usual Suspects star was tempted by the religious profession because he could see the similarities between acting and delivering a sermon. He says, "I think it's the same kind of business, where you're up there and trying to win an audience over. "I got disillusioned with (priesthood) quickly, due to women, alcohol, cigarettes and football."


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