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Cyril Cusack (1910–1993)


Although born in South Africa, Cyril Cusack was brought up in Ireland. He was a child star on the Irish stage, appearing first at the age of 7. He toured Ireland with his own theater company. Although he made some very telling film appearances, his small stature kept him from the classic roles. See full bio »

Died:

(age 82) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Percy Mannering
- Memento Mori (1992) ... Percy Mannering
 1989 Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World (TV Movie)
Doc Spencer
 1988 The Tenth Man (TV Movie)
The Priest
 1988 Menace Unseen (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Simmondson
 1986 The Theban Plays by Sophocles (TV Series)
Priest
- Theban Plays: Oedipus the King (1986) ... Priest
 1986 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Agrivaine
- The Inheritance (1986) ... Agrivaine
 1985 Dr. Fischer of Geneva (TV Movie)
Steiner
 1980-1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Percy Hampton / Michael Fish
- Accidental Death (1984) ... Percy Hampton
- The Hitch-Hiker (1980) ... Michael Fish
 1984 The World of Don Camillo
Bishop
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mr. Reed
- Rainy Day Women (1984) ... Mr. Reed
 1984 Two by Forsyth (TV Movie)
 1983 Glenroe (TV Series)
Uncle Peter
 1983 The Kingfisher (TV Movie)
Hawkins
 1983 The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie)
Aegeon
 1983 Wagner (TV Series)
Sulzer
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Sulzer
 1983 One of Ourselves (TV Movie)
Quigley
 1983 Death of an Expert Witness (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Lorimer
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Mr. Lorimer
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Mr. Lorimer
 1982 The Ballroom of Romance
Mr. Dwyer
 1982 The Outcasts
Myles Keenan
 1982 The Ghost Downstairs (TV Movie)
Mr. Fishbane
 1981 True Confessions
Cardinal Danaher
 1981 Maybury (TV Series)
Mac
- Maisie and Mac (1981) ... Mac
 1981 No Country for Old Men (TV Movie)
 1981 Andrina
 1980 Cry of the Innocent (TV Movie)
Tom Moloney
 1980 Strumpet City (TV Series)
Father Giffley / Fr. Giffley
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... Fr. Giffley
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie)
Fauchelevent
 1978 Poitín
Michil
 1965-1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Waiter / Mr. Fielding
- You Never Can Tell (1977) ... Waiter
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
Yehuda the Rabbi
- Part 1 (1977) ... Yehuda the Rabbi
 1976 Hot Stuff
Giacomo Masoni
 1976 Italia a mano armata
Pickpocket Victim (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1976 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Adler
 1976 Il grande racket
Charlie's Partner / Bank Worker (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1975 Kidnap Syndicate
Line Man 1 (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1975 Children of Rage
David's father
 1974 Last Moments
Balloon Vendor
 1974 Juggernaut
Major O'Neill (uncredited)
 1974 Street Law
Records (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1974 Run, Run, Joe!
Parkintosh
 1973 Conflict
Father Manus
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Father Manus
- Catholics (1973) ... Father Manus
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Mr. White
- The Monkey's Paw (1973) ... Mr. White
 1973 La mano spietata della legge
The Judge
 1973 The Homecoming
Sam
 1972 All the Way Boys
Matto
 1972 The Hands of Cormac Joyce (TV Movie)
Mr. Reece
 1972 The Italian Connection
Corso
 1972 Them (TV Series)
Coat Sleeves
 1972 The Golden Bowl (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Assingham / Narrator
- End Game (1972) ... Bob Assingham / Narrator
- Maggie (1972) ... Bob Assingham / Narrator
- Fanny (1972) ... Bob Assingham / Narrator
- Charlotte (1972) ... Bob Assingham / Narrator
- Mr. Verver (1972) ... Bob Assingham / Narrator
 1972 Poet Game (TV Movie)
 1972 Execution Squad
Former Superintendent Stolfi
 1971 Harold and Maude
Glaucus
 1971 Shirley's World (TV Series)
Charlie
- A Hell of an Engineer (1971) ... Charlie
 1971 King Lear
Albany
 1970 The Devil's Widow
Vicar Julian Ainsley
 1970 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
The Monsignor
- In the Bosom of the Country (1970) ... The Monsignor
 1970 Brotherly Love
Dr. Maitland
 1969 Red Peppers (TV Movie)
Bert Bentley
 1969 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Barkis
 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
The Whisky Priest
- Graham Greene: The Hunted Man (1968) ... The Whisky Priest
 1968 Galileo
Galileo
 1968 Oedipus the King
Messenger
 1965 Deirdre (TV Movie)
Conchubar
 1965 Where the Spies Are
Rosser
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Harold Petley
- Drama '64: The Big Toe (1964) ... Harold Petley
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Father
 1963 80,000 Suspects
Father Maguire
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Berry
- The Wedding Dress (1963) ... Mr. Berry
 1962 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
The Devil
 1962 I Thank a Fool
Captain Ferris
 1962 Waltz of the Toreadors
Dr. Grogan
 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
Tench
 1961 Johnny Nobody
Prosecuting Counsel O'Brien
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Stan Bracey
- The Dummy (1960) ... Stan Bracey
 1960 The Night Fighters
Jimmy Hannafin
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Enchanted (1960) ... Doctor
 1959 Shake Hands with the Devil
Chris Noonan
 1958 Floods of Fear
Peebles
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard
Herbert 'Birdie' Sparrow
 1957 Miracle in Soho
Sam Bishop
 1957 The Rising of the Moon
Inspector Michael Dillon (1st Episode)
 1957 Night Ambush
Sandy
 1956 The Spanish Gardener
Garcia
 1956 Jacqueline
Mr. Flannagan
 1953-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Macey / Barton Holman / Amos Kell / ...
- Ship Day (1956) ... Dr. Macey
- The Only Son (1955) ... Barton Holman
- The Thoroughbred (1955) ... Amos Kell
- Lowland Fling (1953) ... Paddy O'Clafferty
- The Last Moment (1953) ... Daniel O'Driscoll
 1956 The March Hare
Lazy Mangan
 1956 The Man Who Never Was
Taxi Driver
 1956 The Man in the Road
Dr. Kelly
 1955 Passage Home
Bohannon the steward
 1954 Destination Milan
Paddy O'Clafferty
 1954 The Last Moment
Daniel O'Driscoll (segment: 'The Sensible Man')
 1953 Saadia
Khadir
 1951 The Blue Veil
Frank Hutchins
 1951 The Secret of Convict Lake
Edward 'Limey' Cockerell
 1951 Soldiers Three
Pvt. Dennis Malloy
 1950 W. B. Yeats: A Tribute (Short)
Narrator
 1949 All Over the Town
Gerald Vane
 1949 The Blue Lagoon
James Carter
 1949 Maniacs on Wheels
Duggie Lewis
 1948 Escape
Rodgers
 1947 Odd Man Out
Pat
 1941 Once a Crook
Bill Hopkins
 1941 Mail Train
Postal Sorter
 1938 St. Patrick's Day (TV Movie)
 1935 Guests of the Nation
IRA member who rises flag / imprisoned IRA member
 1918 Knocknagow
Brian's child
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Timepieces" (Poetry Ireland editions, 9) Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1970. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Trivia:

Formed his own company and staged productions in Dublin, Paris and New York beginning in 1947. See more »

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Sagittarius

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