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Maureen Potter (1925–2004)

Irish actress and comedienne. She was born in Fairview, on the north side of Dublin, the daughter of a commercial traveller, and educated at St. Mary's School. At the age of 7 she became All Ireland Junior Dancing Champion. Two years later she was spotted by the Dublin comedian Jimmy O'Dea at an amateur concert party; she began appearing in ... See full bio »


(age 79) in Dublin, Ireland

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Ulysses Josie Breen
Gideon of Scotland Yard Mrs. Ethel Sparrow
The Rising of the Moon Pegeen Mallory - barmaid (2nd Episode)


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (9 credits)
 1997 Upwardly Mobile (TV Series)
Mrs. McNamara
- Episode #3.3 (1997) ... Mrs. McNamara
 1967 Ulysses
Josie Breen
 1966 Jackanory (TV Series)
- The Tailor from Galway (1966) ... Storyteller
- Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary (1966) ... Storyteller
- The Giant's Wife (1966) ... Storyteller
- Prince Liam and the Wolf Hounds (1966) ... Storyteller
- The Donegal Thorn Tree (1966) ... Storyteller
 1964 The Life and Times of Jimmy O'Dea (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard
Mrs. Ethel Sparrow
 1957 The Rising of the Moon
Pegeen Mallory - barmaid (2nd Episode)
 1948 Mrs Mulligan's Private Hotel (TV Movie)
Maureen Mulligan
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 1985 Remembering Jimmy O'Dea (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 The Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.29 (1966) ... Self
 1959 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #12.26 (1959) ... Self
 1957 The Grand Order of Water Rats presents (TV Series)
- The Irish in Us (1957) ... Self
 1939 Jack Hylton and His Band (TV Movie)
Self - Singer
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 2004 Reeling in the Years (TV Series documentary)
- 1962 (2004) ... Self (uncredited)

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