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Brefni O'Rorke (1889–1946)

Brefni O'Rorke was born on June 26, 1889 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Vacation from Marriage (1945), The Next of Kin (1942) and Don't Take It to Heart! (1944). He died on November 11, 1946 in Ireland. See full bio »


(age 57) in Ireland

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Known For

Vacation from Marriage Mr. Hargrove
The Next of Kin Brigadier Blunt
Don't Take It to Heart! Lord Chaunduyt
The Avengers Political Journalist


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 1947 Jassy
Fielding - Footman (uncredited)
 1947 The Upturned Glass
Dr. Farrell
 1947 Green Fingers
 1947 The Root of All Evil
 1946 I See a Dark Stranger
Michael O'Callaghan
 1946 The Voice Within
Sergeant Sullivan
 1945 Notorious Gentleman
 1945 Query
 1945 Vacation from Marriage
Mr. Hargrove
 1945 Waltz Time
 1945 They Were Sisters
Coroner (as Brefni O'Rourke)
 1945 Twilight Hour
Richard Melville
 1944 Men of Rochdale (Short)
Miles Ashworth
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart!
Lord Chaunduyt
 1944 It Happened One Sunday
 1944 Tawny Pipit
Uncle Arthur
 1944 The Hundred Pound Window
 1943 The Lamp Still Burns
Mr. Lorrimer
 1943 They Met in the Dark
Detective Inspector Burrows
 1943 Escape to Danger
Security Officer
 1943 The Flemish Farm
 1943 At Dawn We Die
 1943 We'll Meet Again
Dr. Drake
 1942 King Arthur Was a Gentleman
Colonel Duncannon
 1942 Much Too Shy
Mr. Somers
 1942 Secret Mission
Father Jouvet
 1942 Spitfire
The Specialist
 1942 Unpublished Story
 1942 Our Film (Short)
Mr. Webster
 1942 Wings and the Woman
 1942 The Avengers
Political Journalist
 1942 The Next of Kin
Brigadier Blunt
 1942 The Missing Million
Michael Coleman
 1942 Black Sheep of Whitehall
Ministry Receptionist (uncredited)
 1941 Jeannie
Quarantine Officer
 1941 Bombsight Stolen
Scottish Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1941 Love on the Dole
Dole Officer (uncredited)
 1941 The Patient Vanishes
Dr. Crosbie
 1941 The Ghost of St. Michael's
Sergt. Macfarlan
 1939 The Parnell Commission (TV Movie)
Eye Witness
 1939 Good Morning, Bill (TV Movie)
Sir Hugo Drake
 1939 The Advantages of Paternity (TV Movie)
General Yagunin
 1939 The King of Spain's Daughter (TV Movie)
Peter Kinsella
 1939 Death at Newtown-Stewart (TV Movie)

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Kindly-looking Irish character player, on stage in Dublin from 1912, in films from 1918. Stepfather of actor Cyril Cusack. Had his most productive spell on screen in the early 1940's.

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