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Jimmy O'Dea (1899–1965)

Jimmy O'Dea was born on April 26, 1899 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959), The Rising of the Moon (1957) and Let's Be Famous (1939). He died on January 7, 1965 in Dublin. See full bio »


(age 65) in Dublin, Ireland

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 1961 Johnny Nobody
Postman Tim
 1957 The Rising of the Moon
Paddy Morrisey - porter (2nd Episode)
 1949 Dick Barton Strikes Back (uncredited)
 1948 Mrs Mulligan's Private Hotel (TV Movie)
Mrs. Mulligan
 1939 Ireland's Border Line
Billy Brannigan
 1939 Cheer Boys Cheer
Matt Boyle
 1939 Let's Be Famous
Jimmy Houlihan
 1938 Penny Paradise
 1935 Jimmy Boy
 1926/I Blarney
Traviling salesman
 1922 Casey's Millions
Luke Casey
 1922 Wicklow Gold (Short)
 1922 Cruiskeen Lawn
Samuel Silke
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 1959 Darby O'Gill and the Little People (performer: "The Wishing Song")
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 1955 This Is Music Hall (TV Movie)
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 1985 Remembering Jimmy O'Dea (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 To See Such Fun (Documentary)

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Long associated on stage and film with Harry O'Donovan, together creating Jimmy's most renown character -- Biddy Mulligan, the Pride of the Coombe. See more »

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