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1. David Kelly David Kelly Actor, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Born Dublin, Ireland on July 11 1929. Educated at Synge Street Catholic boys school. Started acting aged 8 in the Gaiety theatre Dublin. Playing everything from Beckett to Shakespeare, he has appeared in Theatre, TV and film constantly since 1959. Awards include, Helen Hayes for "Moon for the Misbegotten...
2. Barry Fitzgerald Barry Fitzgerald Actor, The Quiet Man One of Hollywood's finest character actors and most accomplished scene stealers, Barry Fitzgerald was born William Joseph Shields in 1888 in Dublin, Ireland. Educated to enter the banking business, the diminutive Irishman with the irresistible brogue was bitten by the acting bug in the 1920s and joined Dublin's world-famous Abbey Players...
3. Eddie Byrne Eddie Byrne Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
4. Sean Lawlor Sean Lawlor Actor, Braveheart
5. Johnny Murphy Johnny Murphy Actor, The Commitments
6. Donal McCann Donal McCann Actor, Out of Africa
7. O.Z. Whitehead O.Z. Whitehead Actor, The Grapes of Wrath American character actor of rather bizarre range, a member of the so-called "John Ford Stock Company." Originally a New York stage actor of some repute, Whitehead entered films in the 1930s. He played a wide variety of character parts, often quite different from his own actual age and type. He is probably most familiar as Al Joad in 'John Ford (I)''s The Grapes of Wrath...
8. Siobhan McKenna Siobhan McKenna Actress, Doctor Zhivago
9. Patrick O'Brian Patrick O'Brian Writer, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
10. Denis O'Dea Denis O'Dea Actor, Niagara
11. Liam Redmond Liam Redmond Actor, Barry Lyndon Born in Limerick on July 27, 1913, versatile Irish actor Liam Redmond was one of four children (the others were Thomas, Mary and Eileen), born to Thomas, a master carpenter who also taught woodworking, and Eileen Redmond, a homemaker. He received his early education at the Christian Brothers junior and secondary schools in Dublin...
12. Godfrey Quigley Godfrey Quigley Actor, A Clockwork Orange
13. Kathleen Ryan Kathleen Ryan Actress, The Sound of Fury
14. Aine O'Connor Aine O'Connor Actress, In the Name of the Father
15. Noel Purcell Noel Purcell Actor, Moby Dick
16. Maureen Cusack Maureen Cusack Actress, Odd Man Out
17. Michael O'Herlihy Michael O'Herlihy Director, Hawaii Five-O Brother of Oscar nominated actor Dan O'Herlihy, Michael O'Herlihy was a major TV director in the US from the 1950s to the 1980s. His credits include Star Trek, Maverick, Gunsmoke, M*A*S*H, Hawaii Five-O, The A-Team and Miami Vice to name but a few. He worked for Disney in the late 1960s and his feature film debut was for them in 1966 with The Fighting Prince of Donegal...
18. Jimmy T. Murakami Jimmy T. Murakami Director, Heavy Metal
19. F.J. McCormick F.J. McCormick Actor, Odd Man Out After a brief civil service career in Dublin and London, during which he acted in amateur dramatic societies (as a civil servant, he couldn't perform in public under his own name, hence F.J. McCormick, a name he chose at random since he liked the sound of it), he became a member of the Abbey Theatre (now the National Theatre of Ireland) company in 1918...
20. Kevin McClory Kevin McClory Producer, Thunderball
21. Micheál MacLiammóir Micheál MacLiammóir Actor, Othello Micheal MacLimmoir was a theatrical giant who dominated Irish theatre for over 50 years. Actor, designer, playwright and brilliant raconteur he was very much his own creation. He cut an imposing figure under the spotlight and in real life dressed flamboyantly wearing full make-up at all times and a jet black hairpiece...
22. John McGuire John McGuire Actor, Stranger on the Third Floor
23. Mick Lally Mick Lally Actor, The Secret of Kells
24. Sheridan Le Fanu Sheridan Le Fanu Writer, Carmilla
25. Brian McGrath Brian McGrath Actor, P.S. I Love You
26. Jimmy O'Dea Jimmy O'Dea Actor, Darby O'Gill and the Little People
27. Birdy Sweeney Birdy Sweeney Actor, The Crying Game Birdy Sweeney began acting when he was in his 50s having spent much of his earlier life as a comic and bird impersonator. He won his distinctive nickname while still a schoolboy making his debut mimicking blackbirds as an 11-year-old on BBC Radio Ulster. Sweeney had a heart attack when he was only 40 and suffered from diabetes throughout his life...
28. Marie Kean Marie Kean Actress, Barry Lyndon Educated at Loreto College, North Great George's Street, Dublin. Joined Gaiety School of Acting in 1947, began acting professionally with the Radio Éireann Players in 1948, later joining the Abbey Theatre company. She soon became recognised as a character actress of exceptional force and talent. Received Jacob's Television Award in 1964 for her performance as Winnie in Beckett's Happy Days...
29. Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy Writer, Italiensk for begyndere
30. Arthur O'Sullivan Arthur O'Sullivan Actor, Barry Lyndon
31. Eileen Crowe Eileen Crowe Actress, The Quiet Man
32. Tom Murphy Tom Murphy Actor, Adam & Paul
33. Edward Lexy Edward Lexy Actor, Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard
34. Hilton Edwards Hilton Edwards Actor, Othello
35. Seamus Kelly Seamus Kelly Actor, Moby Dick
36. Tyrone Guthrie Tyrone Guthrie Director, Oedipus Rex
37. Kay McLaren Kay McLaren Actress, Excalibur
38. Alan Devlin Alan Devlin Actor, Leap Year
39. Eveline Kirkwood-Hackett Eveline Kirkwood-Hackett Actress, Last Holiday
40. Maureen Toal Maureen Toal Actress, Ulysses
41. Oliver Maguire Oliver Maguire Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
42. Maurice Walsh Maurice Walsh Writer, The Quiet Man Maurice Walsh, very popular Irish author in the 1930's. Worked some time as an excise officer in the Scottish Highlands consequently many of his books are set in Scotland but include many Irish characters. Many of his stories are set in Scotland and Ireland in that wonderful period between the two wars. Full of fun, fights, good humour, love and mystery.
43. Richard Llewellyn Richard Llewellyn Writer, How Green Was My Valley
44. May Craig May Craig Actress, The Quiet Man
45. Aiden Grennell Aiden Grennell Actor, In the Name of the Father
46. Anita Reeves Anita Reeves Actress, The Butcher Boy Anita Reeves was born in Dublin in 1948 and studied acting on a part-time basis at the Brendan Smith academy whilst working as a laundress. Inspired by fellow Irish actress Maureen Potter she appeared at the Gaiety Theatre with the original cast of 'Dancing at Lughnasa' and played Mrs Lovett in 'Sweeney...
47. Philip Green Philip Green Music Department, Sergeant Cork
48. Michael Dolan Michael Dolan Actor, A Christmas Carol
49. Christopher Casson Christopher Casson Actor, Zardoz Christopher Casson was the son of leading British actors Sir Lewis Casson and Dame Sybil Thorndike. The younger Casson began his career on stage as a small child in a 1915 production of "Julius Caesar". He often performed with his parents on stage and began his own theatrical career in Dublin in the 1930s. He was also a popular performer on Irish television from the 1960s.
50. Jonathan Swift Jonathan Swift Writer, Gulliver's Travels
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