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Dermot Morgan (1952–1998)

Dermot went to University College Dublin, where he studied English and Philosopy. In 1974 he took up a teaching post, but left 2 years later to persue the comedy career that he had started at university. In 1979 his first introduction to TV came with an appearance on "Live Mike" on RTE television as Fr. Trendy, a catholic priest who was religiously... See full bio »

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Father Ted
Father Ted Father Ted Crilly
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The Live Mike
The Live Mike Himself / Various Characters


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Recorded a surprise Christmas no. 1 single in 1986 entitled "Thank you very much Eastwood". It was humorous take on Boxer Barry McGuigan's win. Dermot Morgan also impersonated Ronald Regan & Bob Geldof in the song. See more »


Best known for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the sitcom Father Ted (1995) See more »

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