Brenda Fricker

Brenda Fricker TCM Overview Brenda Fricker won an Oscar for her performance as Mrs Brown in “My Left Foot”.   She started her career on RTE’s “Tolka Row” and had a…

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Frankie Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan obituary in “The Guardian” in 1999. Frankie Vaughan hailed from Liverpool where he was born in 1928.   He started his career as a pop singer and had such…

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Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford has starred in two of the greatest film series of  all time.   He is Han Solo in the “Star Wars” and of course Indiana Jones in the quartet…

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Anthony Higgins

Anthony Higgins Anthony Higgins was born in England in 1947 of Irish parentage.   He started his career as Anthony Corlan and worked under this name in his first films which…

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Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury (Wikipedia) Angela Lansbury was born in 1925 and is a British-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television, and film. Her career has spanned eight decades, much of…

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Cecile Aubry

Cecile Aubry obituary in “The Guardian” in 2010. Cecile Aubry was born in Paris in 1928.   She achieved cinema fame with the film “Manon” in 1949.   She starred…

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Christian Roberts

Christian Roberts (Wikipedia) Christian Roberts made his first big impact on film in “To Sir With Love” with Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson and Lulu in 1967.   Another major credit was…

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Kathleen Ryan

  Kathleen Ryan was born in Dublin in 1922.   Her parents owned the famous Monument Dairies  in the city.   Regarded as one of the beauties of her day, she was captured…

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Dana Wynter

Dana Wynter obituary in “The Guardian” in 2011. It could be argued that the strikingly beautiful, dark-haired Dana Wynter, who has died aged 79, did not have the film career…

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Dolores Del Rio

Dolores Del Rio. TCM Overview Mexico’s premier actress, Dolores Del Rio had a very long and successful career both in Hollywood and in her hone country.   She made her screen…

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