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Malachy McCourt

Malachy McCourt was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Limerick, Ireland. He managed to fail every subject in school, except English and recess. In 1952, he returned to America and worked as a longshoreman, dishwasher and laborer. Soon after, he became an actor, and then established the first singles bar in America. He then began a ... See full bio »
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 2016 Nick and Nicky (filming)
Father O'Rourke
 2016 Narcan (Short) (post-production)
Paddy Brennan
  Toss It (pre-production)
Uncle Claude
 2013 Isn't It Delicious
Father Bob
 2011 Coming Up Roses
 2010 The Other Guys
Old Man at Irish Bar
 2004-2009 All My Children (TV Series)
Father Clarence
- Episode #1.10277 (2009) ... Father Clarence
- Episode #1.10276 (2009) ... Father Clarence
- Episode #1.9992 (2008) ... Father Clarence
- Episode #1.9773 (2007) ... Father Clarence
- Episode #1.9772 (2007) ... Father Clarence
 2009 After.Life
Father Graham
 2009 The Mighty Macs
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
The Wizard
- Home Is Where You Hang Your Holster (2009) ... The Wizard
 2008 Righteous Kill
Father Connell
 2006 Kettle of Fish
 2006 Ira & Abby
1st Justice of the Peace
 2003 Happy Hour
Dr. Pitcoff
 2003 Beautiful Kid (Video)
Mr. Finn
 2002-2003 Oz (TV Series)
Father Daniel Meehan
- Dead Man Talking (2003) ... Father Daniel Meehan
- Impotence (2002) ... Father Daniel Meehan
- Good Intentions (2002) ... Father Daniel Meehan
- Variety (2002) ... Father Daniel Meehan
 2002 Body & Soul (TV Series)
Uncle Micky
- Yes Master (2002) ... Uncle Micky
 2002 The Guru
Father Flannigan
 2002 Ash Wednesday
 2001 Popcorn Shrimp (Short)
 2000 Ten Hundred Kings
Professor Montcrieff
 2000 Beyond the Pale
Tom Finegan
 1999 Cosby (TV Series)
- Superstar (1999)
 1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Bishop Kenneth Quinn
- Nothing Up My Sleeve (1997) ... Bishop Kenneth Quinn
 1997 The Deli
O'Reilly (scenes deleted)
 1997 The Devil's Own
 1997 Turbulence
Door Man
 1996 She's the One
 1995 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Mr. Kenneally
- Episode #1.6996 (1995) ... Mr. Kenneally
 1994 Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (TV Movie) (segment "Where the Dead Are")
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Chief Garrety
 1990 Green Card
Party Guest
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
Tony - Doorman
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Dr. Forster (uncredited)
 1990 The Field
 1990 Reversal of Fortune
 1990 H.E.L.P. (TV Series)
- Fire Down Below (1990) ... Gretser
 1989 The January Man
 1987 Starman (TV Series)
Father Sullivan
- The Wedding (1987) ... Father Sullivan
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Dr. Stilliman
- Ursa Minor (1985) ... Dr. Stilliman
 1985 Brewster's Millions
George the Doorman
 1985 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Big Begelowe
- Episode #1.8670 (1985) ... Big Begelowe
- Episode #1.8669 (1985) ... Big Begelowe
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
- Proxy (1984) ... Judge
 1982 Q
 1982 Catalina C-Lab (TV Movie)
Tom Whitehead
 1981 Thin Ice (TV Movie)
 1980 Reward (TV Movie)
Jimmy Moran
 1979 The Orphan
 1979 You Can't Go Home Again (TV Movie)
Tim Wagner
 1978 Manny's Orphans
Father Arch McCoy
 1978 The Brink's Job
Mutt Murphy
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 Montana Trap
 1970 The Molly Maguires
 1968 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Dave Davison
- The Widow (1968) ... Dave Davison (as Malachi McCourt)
 1962 Two for the Seesaw (uncredited)
 1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Dan O'Brien
- Irish Pride (1962) ... Dan O'Brien
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Billy Budd (1959)
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Appeared as Matthew Brady opposite Jason Miller in the Philadelphia Production of "Inherit The Wind". See more »

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The title for his book "A Monk Swimming" came about as a result of his childhood misinterpretation of a line from the "Hail Mary" prayer: "Blessed are thou 'amongst women'". See more »

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