Dermot Morgan (1952–1998)

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Dermot went to University College Dublin, where he studied English and Philosopy. In 1974 he took up a teaching post, but left 2 years later to persue the comedy career that he had started at university. In 1979 his first introduction to TV came with an appearance on "Live Mike" on RTE television as Fr. Trendy, a catholic priest who was religiously... See full bio »

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Father Ted Father Ted Crilly
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 1998 The First Snow of Winter (Short)
Voley (voice)
 1995-1998 Father Ted (TV Series)
Father Ted Crilly
- Going to America (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- Night of the Nearly Dead (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- Escape from Victory (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
- The Mainland (1998) ... Father Ted Crilly
 1988 Taffin
Micky Guest
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5' 11" (1.8 m)


Suzanne  (divorced)  (2 children)

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Personal Quote:

My standard response to people asking me, 'Will you hear my confession, Father?' is, 'I only handle the heavy stuff. So if it's just stealing from your mother's purse, forget it. But if you've been a senior member of the Conservative Party, I'll hear it.' See more »


Recorded a surprise Christmas no. 1 single in 1986 entitled "Thank you very much Eastwood". It was humorous take on Boxer Barry McGuigan's win. Dermot Morgan also impersonated Ronald Reagan & Bob Geldof in the song. See more »


His ability to do flawless impersonations of well-known figures See more »

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