Audrey Dalton

Audrey Dalton (Wikipedia) Audrey Dalton was born in Dublin, the daughter of Emmet Dalton (1898–1978),an Irish soldier and film producer, who fought in World War I for the British but joined the Irish Republican Army and was…

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Aidan Quinn

Aidan Quinn. TCM Overview Aidan Quinn was born in the U.S. of Irish parents in 1959.   He spent much of his childhood in Ireland in Birr Co. Offaly.   Among his…

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Fidelma Murphy

Cork born Fidelma Murphy made her movie debut opposite Pat Boone in 1963 in “Never Put It in Writing”.     On the stage, she acted in Brian Friel‘s play, “Lovers”,…

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Constance Smith

Constance Smith “Irish Post” article. Dubbed the ‘new Grace Kelly’, Irish actress Constance Smith was a big-screen starlet before drink and drug addiction led her to an impoverished death 10…

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Jeffrey Hunter

Jeffrey Hunter was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1926.   In 1950 after graduating from college, he was awarded a 20th Century Fox contract.   His first film was “Fourteen Hours”…

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Anna Palk

Anna Palk was born in Looe, Cornwall, England and educated at Rise Hall Convent in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and trained as an actress at the Royal Academy of…

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Aidan Gillen

Aidan Gillen TCM Overview Aidan Gillen is quietly building up a very impressive resume of roles on film, television and stage.   On TV he has created such memorable characters as…

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Anne-Marie Duff

Anne-Marie Duff was born in London in 1970 to Irish parents.   She first became known to the general UK public with her role as Fiona Gallagher in the TV series…

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Wendy Hiller

Wendy Hiller obituary in “The Guardian” in 2003 Wendy Hiller who has died aged 90, was stage-struck from the word go. It was the atmosphere, the teamwork – being there…

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Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith Maggie Smith has won two Academy Awards for her performances in “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and “California Suite”.   She has acted on stage in the UK,…

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