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Bairbre Dowling (1953–2016)

Bairbre Dowling was born on March 27, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland as Barbara Patricia Dowling. She was an actress, known for The Dead (1987), Zardoz (1974) and War of the Buttons (1994). She was married to Colm Meaney. She died on January 20, 2016 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

The Dead
The Dead Miss Higgins
Zardoz Star
War of the Buttons
War of the Buttons Geronimo's Mum
Changing Habits
Changing Habits Woman in Loft


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 2010 My Own Ladder (Short)
 2007 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Sister Rose
- Episode #1.10614 (2007) ... Sister Rose
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Sister Mary Katherine
- Family Ties (2003) ... Sister Mary Katherine
 2000 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
- Spirit Folk (2000) ... Edith
 1997 Changing Habits
Woman in Loft
 1997 ER (TV Series)
- Make a Wish (1997) ... Dorgan
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Kate Dempsey
- Another Killing in Cork (1995) ... Kate Dempsey
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Boyle
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Mrs. Boyle (as Bairbra Dowling)
 1994 War of the Buttons
Geronimo's Mum
 1987 The Long Journey Home (TV Movie)
MIA Wife #2
 1987 The Dead
Miss Higgins
 1986 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
Dr. Rose
- California Freeze Out (1986) ... Dr. Rose
 1983 Playboy of the Western World (TV Movie)
Pegeen Mike
 1980 Cry of the Innocent (TV Movie)
 1974 Zardoz

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Other Works:

: Played "Geraldine" in "Stella by Starlight", a play by Bernard Farrell, with Caitlin Shannon in the cast. (Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, California, USA). See more »

Alternate Names:

Bairbra Dowling

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Daughter of Irish-American actor, Vincent Dowling and Brenda Doyle (d. 1981, auto accident). Formerly married to Irish actor Colm Meaney. See more »

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