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Dermot A. McNamara (1920–1997)

Dermot A. McNamara was born on August 24, 1920 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Year of the Dragon (1985), Family Business (1989) and Play of the Week (1959). He was married to Deirdre McNamara. He died on January 10, 1997 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Year of the Dragon Scappy Peck
Family Business Casket Mourner
Play of the Week Denis Dillon
Kraft Theatre Crewman / Officer


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 1989 Family Business
Casket Mourner
 1985 Year of the Dragon
Scappy Peck (as Dermot McNamara)
 1964 Little Moon of Alban (TV Movie)
Patch Keegan
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Denis Dillon
- The White Steed (1959) ... Denis Dillon (as Dermot McNamara)
 1957 Studio One (TV Series)
- Eight Feet to Midnight (1957) ... Joey (as Dermot McNamara)
 1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Crewman / Officer
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... Crewman / Officer (as Dermot McNamara)
 1954 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Alf (segment "Red Peppers")
- Tonight at 8:30 (1954) ... Alf (segment "Red Peppers") (as Dermot McNamara)
 1952-1954 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Three Sundays (1952) ... (as Dermot McNamara)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Dermot McNamara


5' 6" (1.68 m)


Deirdre McNamara  (his death)  (2 children)

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With Helena Carroll founded the Irish Players in New York City, a repertory company active in the 1950s- '60s which was dedicated to presenting the work of Irish playwrights, including Carroll's father Paul Vincent Carroll.

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