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Philip O'Flynn (1927–1999)

Philip O'Flynn was born on April 27, 1927 in Cork, County Cork, Ireland as Philip Augustine O'Flynn. He was an actor, known for Ryan's Daughter (1970), The Saint (1962) and No Place Like Homicide! (1961). He was married to Angela Newman. He died in December 1999 in Ireland. See full bio »


(age 72) in Ireland

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Known For

The Saint Alfred Powls
No Place Like Homicide! Arkwright / Gabriel Broughton
The Big Gamble John Brennan


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 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Katie: The Year of a Child (1979) ... Doctor
 1970 Ryan's Daughter
 1967 The Violent Enemy
Inspector Sullivan (as Phillip O'Flynn)
 1967 The Viking Queen
 1965 Young Cassidy
Mick Mullen (as Phillip O'Flynn)
 1964 Never Put It in Writing (uncredited)
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Alfred Powls
- The Gentle Ladies (1964) ... Alfred Powls
 1962 A Guy Called Caesar
 1962 The Quare Fellow
Prison Governor
 1961 Johnny Nobody
Garda (policeman)
 1961 No Place Like Homicide!
Arkwright / Gabriel Broughton
 1961 The Big Gamble
John Brennan
 1959 This Other Eden
 1959 Home Is the Hero
 1959 Broth of a Boy
Father Carey
 1958 The Poacher's Daughter
'Mad' Henly
 1958 Rooney
Paddy Ryan
 1957 Professor Tim
John Scally
 1955 Captain Lightfoot
 1951 The Promise of Barty O'Brien
Jim Byrne (as Philip Flynn)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night," at the Queen's Theatre in Dublin, Ireland in an Abbey Theatre production with Ria Mooney, Tomas P. Mac Cionaith (T.P. McKenna), Uinisionn O Dubhlainn (Vincent Dowling), and Caitlin Ni Bhearain in the cast. Frank Dermody was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Philip Flynn | Phillip O'Flynn

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Heavy-set, balding Irish character actor and stage director. For many years with the Abbey Theatre.

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