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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Simone Simon

Simone Simon obituary in “The Guardian” in 2005. Almost two decades before Brigitte Bardot, the epithet “sex kitten” could have been applied even more appropriately to Simone Simon, who has…

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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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Twiggy

Twiggy. IMDB Twiggy was born Lesley Hornby in Neasdon, London in 1949. The 60’s supermodel icon Twiggy made a few films in the 1970’s.   “The Boy Friend” directed by Ken…

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Prunella Ransome

  This actress’s autograph  was one of the most elusive to obtain as she retired from the scene some years before her early death in 2002.   Her film highlights occurred…

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Michael Craig

Michael Craig. IMDB. Michael Craig is a stalwart presence in British Rank films of the 1950’s.   He is particularly noteworthy in “The Angry Silence” with Richard Attenborough and the war…

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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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