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Fred O'Donovan (I) (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 Rafferty's Rise (1918). He was married to Joyce Chancellor. He died on July 19, 1952 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 62) in London, England, UK

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Known For

When Love Came to Gavin Burke
Knocknagow Arthur O'Connor
Rafferty's Rise
Rafferty's Rise Constable Rafferty
Weep for the Cyclops
Weep for the Cyclops Jonathan Swift


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 1950-1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 11 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)
 1950 Triple Bill (TV Movie) (producer)
 1949 The Silver Box (TV Movie) (producer)
 1949 Old English (TV Movie) (producer)
 1949 Marriage Aforethought (TV Movie) (producer)
 1949 Charles and Mary (TV Movie) (producer)
 1949 My Mother Said (TV Movie) (producer)
 1949 And So to Bed (TV Movie) (producer)
 1949 The Good Companions (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 Quinneys (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 The Truth About Blayds (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 Lady from Edinburgh (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 Birthmark (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 Dr. Angelus (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 The Shadow of the Glen (TV Short) (producer)
 1948 The Duke in Darkness (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 The Only Way (TV Movie) (producer)
 1948 Marigold (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 Saloon Bar (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 Trilby (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 Truant in Park Lane (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 Hindle Wakes (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 Scandal at Court (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 The Strange Case of Blondie White (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 The Kingdom of God (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie) (producer)
 1947 The Princess and the Woodcutter (TV Short) (producer)
 1946 Hay Fever (TV Movie) (producer)
 1946 The Unguarded Hour (TV Movie) (producer)
 1946 Candida (TV Movie) (producer)
 1946 Playboy of the Western World (TV Movie) (producer)
 1946 Anna Christie (TV Movie) (producer)
 1946 The Magistrate (TV Movie) (producer)
 1946 The Proposal (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 Short) (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 (31 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)

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

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