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Vincent Dowling (1929–2013)

Vincent Dowling was born on September 7, 1929 in Irish Free State as Vincent Gerard Bertrand Dowling. He was an actor and director, known for On Broadway (2007), Young Cassidy (1965) and Boyd's Shop (1960). He was married to Olwen Patricia O'Herlihy and Brenda Doyle. He died on May 10, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

On Broadway
On Broadway Augie Burke
Young Cassidy
Young Cassidy 2nd Hurler
Boyd's Shop
Boyd's Shop John Haslett
My Wife's Lodger
My Wife's Lodger Norman Higginbotham


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 1969 Guns in the Heather
 1968 The Gamblers (TV Series)
- Thirty Stretch (1968) ... Tom
 1967 Those Fantastic Flying Fools
Patrick (uncredited)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Patrolman Vesey
- Ulysses and the Republic (1966) ... Patrolman Vesey
 1966 Insurrection (TV Mini-Series)
Mendicity Prisoner
- 26 April 1916: Two Thousand Sherwood Foresters (1966) ... Mendicity Prisoner
 1965 Young Cassidy
2nd Hurler
 1962 The Devil's Agent
Father Farcosc
 1961 Johnny Nobody
Train Barman
 1960 Boyd's Shop
John Haslett
 1959 Broth of a Boy
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series)
- Plays of the Irish Renaissance (1956) ... (as Vince Dowling)
 1952 My Wife's Lodger
Norman Higginbotham
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 1983 Playboy of the Western World (TV Movie)
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 1966 An Tine Bheo (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Frank McMahon's stage adaptation of Brendan Behan's novel, "Borstal Boy," at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland with Frank Grimes, Micheal O Haonghusa, Maire Ni Grainne, Robert Carlyle, Patrick O'Callaghan, Niall Buggy, and Bosco Hogan in the cast. Tomas Mac Ann was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Vince Dowling | Uinsionn O'Dubhiainn

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He left school in Dublin at age 16 to become an actor, and joined Ireland's national theater, the Abbey Theatre, in 1953. Later in life, he was the Abbey's artistic director. See more »

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