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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Geraldine Fitzgerald

Geraldine Fitzgerald Geraldine Fitzgerald started her career with the Gate theatre in the 1930’s in Dublin.   She was soon starring in such British films as “The Mill on the Floss”.  …

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Aidan Turner

Aidan Turner. TCM Overview Aidan Turner is one of our new generation of Irish actors.   He first came to national prominance as Rory in the RTE series of “The Clinic”.  …

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Sean McClory

Sean McClory obituary in “The Los Angeles Times” This great Irish actor is from the Claddagh in Galway and started his career in the the Abbey Theatre but was in…

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Donal McCann

Donal McCann obituary in “The Independent” in 1999. Primarily a stage actor Donal McCann  has made very few films since his debut in 1966 in Walt Disney’s “The Fighting Prince…

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Gabriel Byrne

Gabriel Byrne TCM Overview. He is one of Ireland’s most eminent actors whose work has grown in stature over the years.   Gabriel Byrne first came to national attention with his…

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