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Joe Pilkington (1940–1999)

Joe Pilkington was born in 1940 in Galway, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Riordans (1965), The Hanging Gale (1995) and The Butcher Boy (1997). He died on July 7, 1999 in Galway. See full bio »


(age 59) in Galway, Ireland

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The Riordans
The Riordans Eamon Maher
The Hanging Gale
The Hanging Gale James Phelan
The Butcher Boy
The Butcher Boy Charlie McGlone
The Ballroom of Romance


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 1999 Durango (TV Movie)
 1998 The American (TV Movie)
Armand Nioche
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Stig Flender
- Miracle at Midnight (1998) ... Stig Flender
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Charlie McGlone
 1996 Old Age (Short)
The Politician
 1995 The Hanging Gale (TV Series)
James Phelan
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... James Phelan
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... James Phelan
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... James Phelan
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... James Phelan
 1994 A Man of No Importance
Ernie Lally
 1992 Into the West
 1991 The Present (Short)
 1983 The Irish R.M. (TV Series)
- A Misdeal (1983) ... McCarthy
 1982 The Ballroom of Romance
Tim Daly
 1981 Traveller
Traveller man
 1981 Light Years Away
 1979 The Outsider
 1972-1979 The Riordans (TV Series)
Eamon Maher
- Journey's End (1979) ... Eamon Maher
- The Homesteaders (1979) ... Eamon Maher
- Dirty Spit and Luck-Penny (1978) ... Eamon Maher
- Eamon Visits Eily (1972) ... Eamon Maher (as Joseph Pilkington)
- The Big Night (1972) ... Eamon Maher
 1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Catholics (1973) ... Boatman
 1972 An Carabhan (TV Movie)
An Sagart (as Joseph Pilkington)
 1971 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
- A Thousand Pounds for Rosebud (1971) ... Clarence
 1970 The McKenzie Break
Police Communications Sergeant (uncredited)
 1970 Underground
Enlisted Man

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Was a painter as well as an actor. Began his acting career on the stage.

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