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Barry McGovern

Barry McGovern was born in 1948 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Braveheart (1995), Far and Away (1992) and Joe Versus the Volcano (1990). See full bio »
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Best Quotes From the 2016 Oscars Nominees Luncheon

The 2016 Oscar nominees gathered Monday, Feb. 8, in Los Angeles for the official Oscars luncheon. Here's a selection of their most memorable quotes.

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 2016 Rebellion (TV Mini-Series)
Archbishop William Walsh
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Archbishop William Walsh
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Archbishop William Walsh
 2015 My Name Is Emily
Dr. Golding
 2014 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Dying Man
- Mockingbird (2014) ... Dying Man
 2012 Rásaí na Gaillimhe (TV Series)
- Episode #2.7 (2012) ... Clive
- Episode #2.6 (2012) ... Clive
 2012 Raw (TV Series)
- Episode #4.3 (2012) ... Michael
 2010 Gift of the Magi (TV Movie)
Gary Janardi
 2010 An Crisis (TV Series)
Piaras De Barra
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Piaras De Barra
 2010 Na cloigne (TV Series)
Ceannfort Ó Sé
- An Taobh Eile (2010) ... Ceannfort Ó Sé
- Corp Gan Cheann (2010) ... Ceannfort Ó Sé
- An Bradán (2010) ... Ceannfort Ó Sé
 2008 School Run (TV Series)
Padraig Ó Cinnéide
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Padraig Ó Cinnéide
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Padraig Ó Cinnéide
 2008 The Clinic (TV Series)
Judge Donnelly
- Episode #6.10 (2008) ... Judge Donnelly
 2006/III Forgiveness (Short)
Erskine Childers
 1998 Amongst Women (TV Mini-Series)
Older Gentleman
- Episode #1.4 ... Older Gentleman
 1998 The General
IRA Man 1
 1998 Miracle at Midnight (TV Movie)
Rabbi Ben Abrams (as Barry M. McGovern)
 1998 Ballykissangel (TV Series)
Con Casey
- Stardust in Your Eyes (1998) ... Con Casey
- When a Child Is Born (1998) ... Con Casey
 1997 The Informant
Courtroom Judge
 1997 Driftwood
 1995-1996 Finbar's Class (TV Series)
Mannix Beatty
- Episode #2.12 (1996) ... Mannix Beatty
- Episode #2.11 (1996) ... Mannix Beatty
- Episode #2.10 (1996) ... Mannix Beatty
- Episode #2.9 (1996) ... Mannix Beatty
- Episode #2.8 (1996) ... Mannix Beatty
 1996 The Disappearance of Finbar
Action Committee Chairman
 1995 The Governor (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Solicitor
 1995 Braveheart
King's Advisor
 1991 The Treaty (TV Movie)
Eamon de Valera
 1991 Billy Bathgate
Father McInemy
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
- August Saturday (1990) ... Desmond
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano
Luggage Salesman
 1989 Dear Sarah (TV Movie)
Giuseppe Conlon
 1987/II Foreign Bodies (TV Series)
Dermot #1
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Katie: The Year of a Child (1979) ... Sean
 1978 The Spike (TV Series)
Kenneth Ross
- The Curtin Equation (1978) ... Kenneth Ross
- The Horse of Instruction, Part 1 (1978) ... Kenneth Ross
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Acted in The Pirates of Penzance. See more »

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Barry M. McGovern

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When it first came out it was so avant-garde people didn't know what to make of it. It wasn't the kind of well-made play they were used to. The problem is, Waiting for Godot is like Mozart: too easy for children and too difficult for adults. See more »


Has performed in two one-man touring Beckett shows entitled "I'll Go On" (1985) and "Watt" (2010). See more »

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