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J.G. Devlin (1907–1991)

J.G. Devlin was born on October 8, 1907 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as James Gerard Devlin. He was an actor, known for Far and Away (1992), Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959) and The Miracle (1991). He was married to Veen. He died on October 17, 1991 in Belfast. See full bio »

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 1992 Far and Away
Villager #1
 1991 The Miracle
Mr. Beausang
 1986-1988 Bread (TV Series)
Father Dooley
- Episode #4.13 (1988) ... Father Dooley
- Episode #4.9 (1988) ... Father Dooley
- Episode #4.2 (1988) ... Father Dooley
- Episode #4.1 (1988) ... Father Dooley
- Episode #3.13 (1987) ... Father Dooley
 1988 The Raggedy Rawney
Jake
 1987 First Sight (TV Series)
Old mourner
- The Last of a Dyin' Race (1987) ... Old mourner
 1985 No Surrender
George Gorman
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
- Tuesday's Child (1985)
 1985 Taggart (TV Series)
Bill Lynch
- Dead Ringer (1985) ... Bill Lynch
 1985 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Two Legs
- With Vinegar and Brown Paper (1985) ... Two Legs
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Tam
- My Dear Palestrina (1980) ... Tam
 1980 Sir Henry at Rawlinson End
Old Scrotum
 1980 The Outsider
Sean Tweeny
 1972-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Old Mr. Gallagher / Tom Curdie
- Chance of a Lifetime (1980) ... Old Mr. Gallagher
- Carson Country (1972) ... Tom Curdie
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Tony Hay
- Nightmare (1978) ... Tony Hay
 1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
William Shotover
- An Upward Fall: Part 1 (1977) ... William Shotover
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Tramp
- Faces (1976) ... Tramp
 1976 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Mick Murphy
- Angel on Horseback (1976) ... Mick Murphy
 1975 The Loves of Cass Maguire (TV Movie)
Pat Quinn
 1959-1974 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Tom Flaherty / Waiter / Da Greevey / ...
- According to the Rules (1974) ... Tom Flaherty
- The Folk Singer (1972) ... Waiter
- The Hard Knock (1962) ... Da Greevey
- Fifth Floor People (1960) ... Mr. Frazer
- The Rebel and the Soldier (1959) ... Professor Fogarty
 1972 The Alf Garnett Saga
Irishman (uncredited)
 1972 Innocent Bystanders
Waiter
 1962-1972 Z Cars (TV Series)
Jakey / Murphy / Grandpa Maddigan / ...
- The Wolf and the Sheep: Part 2 (1972) ... Jakey
- The Wolf and the Sheep: Part 1 (1972) ... Jakey
- First on the Scene: Part 2 (1967) ... Murphy
- First on the Scene: Part 1 (1967) ... Murphy
- The Soft Spot (1964) ... Tom Rafferty
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series)
Titus O'Drum
- A Persistant Coffin (1972) ... Titus O'Drum
 1972 Alcock and Gander (TV Series)
Fingers
- The Safe Breaker (1972) ... Fingers
 1972 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Frank Ferris
- The Desperate Hours (1972) ... Frank Ferris
 1971 Me Mammy (TV Series)
 1971 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Lock
- Absolute Feudal (1971) ... Lock
 1970 Grady (TV Series)
Harry Carswell
- Somebody Else's War (1970) ... Harry Carswell
 1970 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Regan
- Absent Friends (1970) ... Regan
 1969 Guns in the Heather
Muldoon
 1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
McCrindle
- Oak, Mahogany or Walnut (1969) ... McCrindle
 1969 Two in Clover (TV Series)
Bert Fuller
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... Bert Fuller
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
Frank Nicholls
- The Body Snatchers (1969) ... Frank Nicholls
 1969 The Reckoning
Cocky Burke
 1968 Inside George Webley (TV Series)
Irishman
- Think About Something Else (1968) ... Irishman
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Croogan
- Boatman Do Not Tarry (1968) ... Croogan
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Eddy
- Which Way Did He Go, McGill? (1968) ... Eddy
 1967 The Newcomers (TV Series)
Herbert Button
- Episode dated 26 May 1967 (1967) ... Herbert Button
- Episode dated 5 May 1967 (1967) ... Herbert Button
 1967 The Caper of the Golden Bulls
The Tinker
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Old Bill
- Kain (1967) ... Old Bill
 1962-1965 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Paddy O'Hanahan
- The Reunion (1962) ... Paddy O'Hanahan
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Alan Price
- Cemented with Love (1965) ... Alan Price
 1964 The Comedy Man
Gus Sloppitt
 1964 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Gregory
- The Lonely Crime (1964) ... Mr. Gregory
 1961-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Paddy Combo / Rabb White / Charlie
- Samson by Moonshine (1964) ... Paddy Combo
- Over the Bridge (1961) ... Rabb White
- The Poisoned Earth (1961) ... Charlie
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
Christy Dowd
- The Last of the English Visitors (1964) ... Christy Dowd
 1964 The Villains (TV Series)
Harry Barber
- Dead End (1964) ... Harry Barber
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Walter Reynolds
- Studio '64: The Happy Moorings (1964) ... Walter Reynolds
 1964 First Night (TV Series)
Lynch / Jakie
- Land of My Dreams (1964) ... Lynch
- All Things Bright and Beautiful (1964) ... Jakie
 1964 Land of My Dreams (TV Movie)
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Arthur Cooper
- The Veteran (1963) ... Arthur Cooper
 1962 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Shamus Daly
- The Ould Sod (1962) ... Shamus Daly
 1961-1962 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
1st Old man / Mr. Rudd
- The Jokers (1962) ... 1st Old man
- The Room (1961) ... Mr. Rudd
- Fly by Night (1961)
 1962 I Thank a Fool
Coroner
 1962 The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day (TV Movie)
Paddy Maguire
 1961 Johnny Nobody
Caretaker
 1961 The Frightened City
Informer
 1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Elliott
- Attempt to Kill (1961) ... Elliott
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Leo
- Eyewitness (1961) ... Leo
 1961 The Big Gamble
The Driving Instructor (as Jimmy Devlin)
 1961 Attempt to Kill
Elliott
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Willy Rafferty
- Nearer to Heaven (1961) ... Willy Rafferty
 1960 The Night Fighters
Const. Lauden (as James Devlin)
 1957 The Rising of the Moon
Moran (as Players from the Abbey Theatre Company)
 1956 Jacqueline
Mr. Lord's servant
 1955 Captain Lightfoot
Tuer O'Brien (as James Devlin)
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He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre, Olivier Theatre, and Cottesloe Theatre in London, England in John Galsworthy's play, "Strife;" William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer;" play, "The Woman; William Shakespeare's plays, "Macbeth," "As You Like It," and "Richard III;... See more »

Alternate Names:

Players from the Abbey Theatre Company | James Devlin | Jimmy Devlin
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Began acting on stage in 1932

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Jimmy See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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