Birth Place Matching "Limerick, Ireland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Gladiator
A genuine star of cinema on screen and a fiery hell raiser off screen, Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family. He was the son of Mildred Josephine (Harty) and Ivan John Harris, and was an excellent rugby player, with a strong passion for ...
Soundtrack | The Devil's Own
Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan was born in Ballybricken, a town 8 miles outside Limerick on Sept. 6, 1971. Her parents are Eileen and Terrance. Terrance was in a wheelchair due to a motorcycle accident. Dolores was the youngest of seven children, and one of two girls. In the late eighties, Dolores ...
3. Todd Carty
Actor | Tucker's Luck
Todd Carty was born on the 31st August 1963. He began his career at the age of four filming television commercials. Carty made his stage debut at the New London Theatre Drury Lane, where he played the leading role of "Lionel!" in the musical based on the life of Lionel Bart. He went on to work on ...
Actress | Man in the Attic
Strikingly attractive, but troubled Irish leading lady of the 1950's, born to a struggling family in Limerick. Constance's is, perhaps, one of the more lurid and tragic tales of a promising career ending up on the skids. It began with her winning a 1946 look-alike competition in a Dublin movie ...
5. Liam Redmond
Actor | Night of the Demon
Born in Limerick on July 27, 1913, versatile Irish actor Liam Redmond was one of four children (the others were Thomas, Mary and Eileen), born to Thomas, a master carpenter who also taught woodworking, and Eileen Redmond, a homemaker. He received his early education at the Christian Brothers junior...
Actor | The Football Factory
Ex "bad boy" who turned his life around to become an internationally renowned Film and Television Director. His autobiography 'Being The Middle Man' is to be closely followed by the movie about his life called 'The Middle Man'. He has covered all aspects firstly as an Actor and then as a Producer ...
Writer | Cowboys & Angels
An accomplished theater writer in his native Limerick, Ireland, David Gleeson's love of cinema comes from his grandfather who opened up his first cinema in rural Ireland in the 1940s. David's family are still in the cinema business.
Having worked in the North Sea oil industry to finance his first ...
8. Peter Halpin
Actor | Angela's Ashes
Irish actor Peter Halpin launched his professional film career when he created the role of Malachy McCourt in Alan Parker's critically acclaimed Angela's Ashes. Among his other film and television credits he is proud to list; Fergus Doran in RTE's medical drama The Clinic; a stirring portrayal of ...
9. Liam O'Brien
Actor | Emmerdale Farm
A native of Limerick, Liam has had a varied acting career which began working and touring extensively with the city's Island Theatre Company. His TV debut at age 15 as a suicidal teenager in the RTE/BBC drama 'Edward No Hands', was a precursor to a career on stage playing roles as diverse as Cary ...
10. Aphex Twin
Soundtrack | Children of Men
Richard D. James is one of the most inventive musicians to have come out of Britain. Born in Limerick, Ireland, and raised in Truro, Cornwall, UK, to parents of Welsh decent, his music is always changing, always inventive, and liberally laced with his own brand of eccentric humor. Under a variety ...
12. Terry Wogan
Actor | Ashes to Ashes
Terry Wogan was born on August 3, 1938 in Limerick, Ireland as Michael Terence Wogan. He was an actor, known for Ashes to Ashes (2008), The Goodies (1970) and Auntie's Sporting Bloomers (1995). He was married to Helen Joyce. He died on January 31, 2016 in Buckinghamshire, England.
13. Maureen Pryor
Actress | The Teckman Biography
The daughter of a Cockney hotelier father and an Irish mother, Maureen was educated at Upton Hall and a Covent in Cheshire. She started her acting career in Manchester Repertory in 1938 and studied her craft with Michel Saint-Denis at the London Theatre Studio from 1939-1940. Her first West End ...
14. Patrick Ball
Actor | The Wandering
Patrick Ball is an Irish actor born in Limerick. He is most known for his role as Oisín Brennan in Fair City (1989) as well as Keith in Stefanie Preisnner's Can't Cope, Won't Cope (2016). He has also done theatre work in University College Dublin and has done work on short films, including Kim ...
17. Lawrence Doheny
Director | Teenage Millionaire
Lawrence Doheny was born on April 14, 1924 in Kilmurry, County Limerick, Republic of Ireland as Laurence Francis Doheny. He was a director and writer, known for Teenage Millionaire (1961), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Magnum, P.I. (1980). He was married to Margaret Mangan. He died on ...
20. Marian Keyes
Writer | Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married
Marian Keyes was born on September 10, 1963 in Limerick, Ireland. She is a writer, known for Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married (1999), Au secours, j'ai 30 ans! (2004) and A Woman's Right to Shoes (2017). She has been married to Tony Baines since December 29, 1995.
21. Liam O Mochain
Actor | W.C.
In 1996, Liam wrote and produced the short film 'Fortune', in which he also co- starred with Derdriu Ring ('Law and Order: Criminal Intent'), and Maire Stafford ('Felica's Journey'). The short had its world premiere at the Manchester Int. Short Film Festival and won best short film at the 1998 ...
23. Fergal Lawler
Composer | No Words Needed: Croke Park 2007
Fergal Lawler was born on March 4, 1971 in Limerick, Ireland as Fergal Patrick Lawler. He is an actor and composer, known for No Words Needed: Croke Park 2007 (2017), The Cranberries: I Can't Be with You (1995) and The Cranberries: Animal Instinct (1999). He has been married to Laurie since April 2...
27. Michael Finlay
Art Department | Æon Flux
Michael left school in 1963 at the age of 15. He started as an apprentice scenic painter at Elstree Studios, the British Hollywood. It was a five-year apprenticeship during which time he was taught the art of set painting for film and television.
The first productions he worked on were TV series ...
34. Ross Power
Composer | The Secret Philosophy
Ross Power is a renowned film/TV composer, music producer and session musician best known for his compositional broadcast work with Matt Lucas, Jim Cartwright, Sarah Parish & Paul Abbott (BBC, Sky), awardwinning selection of independent films and commissions by internationally acclaimed orchestras...
42. Mike McCourt
Writer | Boxed In
Mike McCourt was born on February 24, 1936 in Limerick, Ireland as Michael John McCourt. He was a writer and producer, known for Boxed In (2011), Big Wind on Campus (2000) and Supper's Ready (2007). He was married to Mary McCourt. He died on September 5, 2015 in San Francisco, California, USA.
44. Lester Lonergan
Actor | Seven Faces
Lester Lonergan was born on April 28, 1869 in Limerick, Ireland, UK. He is known for his work on Seven Faces (1929). He was married to Amy Ricard (actress), Alice Treat Hunt (actress) and Katherine McConnon (first). He died on August 13, 1931 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA.
45. Catherine Punch
Actress | Heidi
Born in Limerick, Ireland. Following a convent education Catherine obtained a BA Degree in Drama studies and Classical Civilization from Trinity College, Dublin. She then went on to study acting at the Gaiety school of Acting, Dublin. She moved to Germany in 1992 where she gained experience in film...