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Anna Manahan (1924–2009)

Anna Manahan was born on October 18, 1924 in County Waterford, Irish Free State. She is known for her work on Clash of the Titans (1981), All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) and Ulysses (1967). She was married to Colm O'Kelly. She died on March 8, 2009 in Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland. See full bio »

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Known For

Clash of the Titans
Clash of the Titans A Stygian Witch
All Dogs Go to Heaven
All Dogs Go to Heaven Stella Dallas
Ulysses Bella Cohen
The Irish R.M.
The Irish R.M. Mrs. Cadogan


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 2004-2009 Fair City (TV Series)
Ursula / Ursula Cruise
- Episode #20.12 (2009) ... Ursula Cruise
- Episode #18.178 (2007) ... Ursula Cruise
- Episode #18.177 (2007) ... Ursula Cruise
- Episode #17.201 (2006) ... Ursula
- Episode #17.28 (2006) ... Ursula
 2004 The Clinic (TV Series)
Brendan's Nan
- Episode #2.3 (2004) ... Brendan's Nan
- Episode #2.2 (2004) ... Brendan's Nan
 2001 Black Day at Black Rock (TV Movie)
Mrs. Long
 2001 On the Edge
Cat Woman
 2000 Woman Found Dead in Elevator (Short)
Answering Service
 1989-1997 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Ward / Mrs. Kavanagh
- A Breach of Trust: Part Two (1997) ... Mrs. Ward
- A Breach of Trust: Part One (1997) ... Mrs. Ward
- Grace of God (1989) ... Mrs. Kavanagh
 1994 A Man of No Importance
Mrs. Grace
 1994 A Business Affair
 1993 Fatal Inheritance
Mrs. Griffith
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Irish Lil
- Swings and Roundabouts (1993) ... Irish Lil
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Old Woman at GPO
- Ireland, April 1916 (1993) ... Old Woman at GPO
 1992 Heaven Only Knows (Short)
 1991 The Treaty (TV Movie)
Woman 2
 1991 Hear My Song
Mrs. McGlinchy
 1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven
Stella Dallas (voice)
 1989 Mornin' Sarge (TV Series)
Old lady
- The New Constable (1989) ... Old lady
 1988 Blind Justice (TV Mini-Series)
Cora Davis
- Crime and Punishment (1988) ... Cora Davis
 1988 Small World (TV Mini-Series)
Nosy neighbour
- April Is the Cruellest Month (1988) ... Nosy neighbour
 1987 Lost Belongings (TV Mini-Series)
- Lenny Leaps In (1987) ... Cilla
 1985 Leave It to Mrs. O'Brien (TV Series)
Mrs. O'Brien
 1984 The Country Girls (TV Movie)
Mrs. Burns
 1974-1982 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mary Higgins / Mother
- The Glory Hole (1982) ... Mary Higgins
- Lucky (1974) ... Mother
 1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore (TV Series)
Woman in court
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Woman in court
 1981 The Ballyskillen Opera House (TV Series)
Theresa Halligan
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Maggie Donoghue
- Katie: The Year of a Child (1979) ... Maggie Donoghue
 1978 Teems of Times (TV Series)
Granny Furlong
- The Singing Streets (1978) ... Granny Furlong
 1973 Fine Girl You Are (TV Movie)
 1968 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Kennefick
- Me Mammy (1968) ... Mrs. Kennefick
 1968 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Mrs. O'Reilly
- Change of Heart (1968) ... Mrs. O'Reilly
 1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Boswell
- A Right to Live: Part 2 (1967) ... Mrs. Boswell
- A Right to Live: Part 1 (1967) ... Mrs. Boswell
 1967 The Viking Queen
Shopkeeper's Wife
 1966 Insurrection (TV Mini-Series)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Harriet Reilley
- Esther's Altar (1965) ... Harriet Reilley
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. O'Brien
- The Man Without Papers (1965) ... Mrs. O'Brien
 1964 Of Human Bondage
Waitress (uncredited)
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Widow Quin
- Playboy of the Western World (1958) ... Widow Quin
 1958 She Didn't Say No!
Maggie Murphy
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She acted in Brian Friel's play, "Lovers", at the Fortune Theatre in London, England in a Park Theatre Company production with Joe Lynch, Fidelma Murphy, Eamon Morrissey and Ruth Durley in the cast. Hilton Edwards was the director.

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Won Broadway's 1998 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for "The Beauty Queen on Leenane." Her previous, and only other Tony nomination was 29 years earlier, in 1969, in the equivalent category of Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for Brian Friel's "Lovers." See more »

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