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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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Known For

Father Ted
Father Ted Father Ted Crilly
(1995-1998)
Taffin
Taffin Micky Guest
(1988)
Dermot Morgan Live
(1994)
Have I Got News for You
(1996-1997)

Filmography

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 1998 The First Snow of Winter (Short)
Voley (voice)
 1995-1998 Father Ted (TV Series)
Father Ted Crilly
- Going to America (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- Night of the Nearly Dead (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- Escape from Victory (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- The Mainland (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
 1988 Taffin
Micky Guest
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Personal Details

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Just weeks before his death, he said that he did not want to continue playing the role of Father Ted for fear of being typecast and had written a new TV drama series that was in the process of being made. See more »

Trademark:

His ability to do flawless impersonations of well-known figures See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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