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Cyril Cusack (1910–1993)


Cyril James Cusack was born in Durban, Natal, South Africa, to Alice Violet (Cole), a Cockney English actress and chorus girl, and James Walter Cusack, an Irish mounted policeman in Natal. He 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 ... See full bio »

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(age 82) in London, England, UK

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Harold and Maude
(1971)
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Nineteen Eighty-Four Charrington
(1984)
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451 Captain Beatty
(1966)
My Left Foot
My Left Foot Lord Castlewelland
(1989)

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 1984 The World of Don Camillo
Bishop
 1982 The Ballroom of Romance
Mr. Dwyer
 1982 The Outcasts
Myles Keenan
 1981 True Confessions
Cardinal Danaher
 1978 Poitín
Michil
 1978 Hot Stuff
Giacomo Masoni
 1976 Il grande racket
Bodyguard / Clerk (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1975 Children of Rage
David's father
 1975 Deep Red
Florist (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1974 Il venditore di palloncini
Balloon Vendor
 1974 Juggernaut
Major O'Neill (uncredited)
 1974 Street Law
Records (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1974 La polizia chiede aiuto
Coroner (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1974 Arrivano Joe e Margherito
Parkintosh
 1973 Conflict
Father Manus
 1973 La mano spietata della legge
The Judge
 1973 The Homecoming
Sam
 1973 The Boss
Gabrielli / Projectionist (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1972 All the Way Boys
Matto
 1972 The Italian Connection
Corso
 1972 Execution Squad
Former Superintendent Stolfi
 1971 Harold and Maude
Glaucus
 1971 King Lear
Albany
 1970 The Devil's Widow
Vicar Julian Ainsley
 1970 Brotherly Love
Dr. Maitland
 1968 Galileo
Galileo
 1968 Oedipus the King
Messenger
 1966 Where the Spies Are
Rosser
 1963 80,000 Suspects
Father Maguire
 1962 I Thank a Fool
Captain Ferris
 1962 Waltz of the Toreadors
Dr. Grogan
 1961 Johnny Nobody
Prosecuting Counsel O'Brien
 1960 The Night Fighters
Jimmy Hannafin
 1959 Shake Hands with the Devil
Chris Noonan
 1958 Floods of Fear
Peebles
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard
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
 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
 1949 All Over the Town
Gerald Vane
 1949 The Blue Lagoon
James Carter
 1949 Maniacs on Wheels
Duggie
 1948 Escape
Rodgers
 1947 Odd Man Out
Pat
 1941 Once a Crook
Bill Hopkins
 1941 Mail Train
Postal Sorter
 1935 Guests of the Nation
IRA member who rises flag / imprisoned IRA member
 1918 Knocknagow
Brian's child
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Other Works:

He acted in Hugh Leonard's play, "A Life," in an Abbey Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Dearbhla Molloy, Maureen Toal, and Philip O'Flynn in the cast. Joe Dowling was director. See more »

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He was the father of Paul Cusack, Sinéad Cusack, Sorcha Cusack, Niamh Cusack, Pádraig Cusack and Catherine Cusack. He was the father-in-law of Jeremy Irons. He was the grandfather of Samuel Irons and Max Irons. See more »

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