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Date of Birth 31 January 1911Birmingham, England, UK
Date of Death 21 August 1981Dublin, Ireland  (Stroke)

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Eddie Byrne was born on January 31, 1911 in Birmingham, England. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) and The Mummy (1959). He died on August 21, 1981 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Irish-born character actor, who started in small roles in British films, alternating in both comedy and drama. He had a rare lead as a town drunk in Time, Gentlemen, Please! (1952), after which he subsided once again to lesser roles. He only made his stage debut at the Abbey Theatre half way through his career, but became busier from the mid-60's with engagements at the Old Vic and the National Theatre. On screen, he was seen in just about anything, from war movies to horror. He even popped up in a tiny role as a general in "Star Wars Episode IV" in 1977.

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