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Siobhan McKenna (I) (1923–1986)


Siobhan McKenna was born on May 24, 1923 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Siobhan Giollamhuire Mac Cionnaith. She was an actress, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), King of Kings (1961) and Of Human Bondage (1964). She was married to Denis O'Dea. She died on November 16, 1986 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »

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(age 63) in Dublin, Ireland

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Known For

Doctor Zhivago
(1965)
King of Kings
(1961)
Of Human Bondage
Of Human Bondage Nora Nesbitt
(1964)
Playboy of the Western World
(1963)

Filmography

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 1984 Angels in the Annexe (TV Movie)
Miss (Betty) Jarvis
 1984 The Last Days of Pompeii (TV Mini-Series)
Fortunata
- Part 3 (1984) ... Fortunata
- Part 2 (1984) ... Fortunata
- Part 1 (1984) ... Fortunata
 1984 Memed My Hawk
Iroz
 1979-1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Mrs. Grady / The Landlady
- Vicious Circle (1981) ... Mrs. Grady (as Siobhán McKenna)
- The Landlady (1979) ... The Landlady (as Siobhán McKenna)
 1976 Circasia (Short)
Clown
 1975 The Loves of Cass Maguire (TV Movie)
Cass Maguire
 1971 Here Are Ladies (Short)
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Ursula Maria Torpe
- Hotel Torpe (1967) ... Ursula Maria Torpe
 1964 The Christophers (TV Series)
 1963 Playboy of the Western World
Pegeen Mike
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Tina, Juliana's niece
- The Aspern Papers (1962) ... Tina, Juliana's niece
 1960 Cradle Song (TV Movie)
Sister Joanna of the Cross
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Margaret Hyland / Dona Ana
- The Rope Dancers (1960) ... Margaret Hyland
- Don Juan in Hell (1960) ... Dona Ana
 1960 Don Juan in Hell (TV Movie)
Dona Ana
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Lina
- Misalliance (1959) ... Lina
 1958 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
Saint Joan
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
- This Happy Breed (1956)
 1954 The Shadow of the Glen (TV Short)
Nora Burke
 1953 Shadow and Substance (TV Movie)
Brigid
 1951 The Whiteheaded Boy (TV Movie)
Baby
 1951 Fortune in Diamonds
Anne Hunter
 1950 W. B. Yeats: A Tribute (Short)
Poetry Reader #2
 1949 The Lost People
Marie
 1948 Daughter of Darkness
Emily Beaudine
 1947 Hungry Hill
Kate Donovan (as Sioban McKenna)
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She acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ralph Richardson, Margaret Leighton, Mary Ellis, Anthony Quayle, Michael Hordern, Lyn Evans, Laurence Harvey, Raymond Westwell, Michael Bates, John Gielgud (London), Diana Wynyard (London), and Paul Scofield (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Siobhain Mac Cionnaith | Sioban McKenna | Siobhán McKenna
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Began her acting career in 1940 as a semi-professional at the Gaelic An Taibhdhearc Theatre in Galway. From 1944, frequently appeared in productions of the Abbey Theatre, and in 1947 made her London debut in "The White Steed". See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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