No photo available. Represent Fred O'Donovan? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 627,802 this week

Fred O'Donovan (1889–1952)

Fred O'Donovan was born on October 14, 1889 in Dublin, Ireland. He was a producer and actor, known for When Love Came to Gavin Burke (1918), Knocknagow (1918) and Workhouse Ward (1937). He was married to Joyce Chancellor. He died on July 19, 1952 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 62) in London, England, UK

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fred O'Donovan.

User Polls


Jump to: Producer | Actor | Director
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (25 credits)
 1950-1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- The Gamblers (1952) ... (producer)
- The Wanderer (1952) ... (producer)
- The Doctor's Dilemma (1951) ... (producer)
- The Scarlet Pimpernel (1951) ... (producer)
- Summer Lightning (1950) ... (producer)
 1952 Noah Gives Thanks (TV Movie) (producer)
 1951 When We Are Married (TV Movie) (producer)
 1951 To Live in Peace (TV Movie) (producer)
 1951 The Whiteheaded Boy (TV Movie) (producer)
 1950 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie) (producer)
 1946 Playboy of the Western World (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 Fox in the Morning (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 The Fame of Grace Darling (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 Behind the Schemes (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 Spreading the News (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 The Coffin (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 L'avare (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 Fat King Melon and Princess Caraway (TV Movie) (producer)
 1939 Square Pegs (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 St. Patrick's Day (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 General John Regan (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 Juno and the Paycock (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 The Dear Departed (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 The Cab (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 Hyacinth Halvey (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 Bird in Hand (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 Le médecin malgré lui (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 Deirdre (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 The End of the Beginning (TV Movie) (producer)
Show Show Actor (23 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)

Did You Know?


Irish actor, for many years with the Abbey Theatre. In films from 1916. He was also active as a pioneer producer of early television.

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Fred O'Donovan on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page