Birth Place Matching "Limerick, Ireland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Richard Harris

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 ...

2. Dolores O'Riordan

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 ...

4. Constance Smith

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...

6. Philip Howard

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 ...

7. David Gleeson

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 ...

15. Frances Healy

Actress | The Magdalene Sisters

Frances Healy was born on August 24, 1970 in Limerick, Ireland. She is an actress, known for The Magdalene Sisters (2002), Davin (2014) and Taggart (1985).

16. Jon Kenny

Actor | Les Misérables

Jon Kenny was born in 1957 in Hospital, Co. Limerick, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for Les Misérables (1998), D'Mother (2001) and Song of the Sea (2014). He has been married to Margie Kenny since 1990. They have two children.

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 ...

18. Seamus Gubbins

Actor | 32 Brinkburn Street

Seamus Gubbins was born in 1965 in Castleconnell, Co. Limerick, Ireland. He is an actor, known for 32 Brinkburn Street (2011), Being Human (1994) and Call Red (1996).

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 ...

22. Anne O'Sullivan

Actress | Speed

Anne O'Sullivan was born on February 6, 1952 in Limerick, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Speed (1994), ER (1994) and The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996).

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...

24. Sean G. Griffin

Actor | The Book of Stars

Sean G. Griffin was born on October 14, 1942 in Limerick, Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Book of Stars (1999), Star Trek: Bridge Commander (2002) and Titus (2000).

25. Sohaila Lindheim

Actress | Hairpin

Sohaila Lindheim was born on April 4, 1988 in Limerick, Ireland. She is an actress and director, known for Hairpin (2017), Make My Day and Red Room (2017).

26. Gerard Stembridge

Director | Guiltrip

Gerard Stembridge was born in 1958 in Limerick, Ireland. He is a director and writer, known for Guiltrip (1995), About Adam (2000) and Nora (2000).

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 ...

28. Daire Nolan

Self | Superstars of Dance

Daire Nolan was born on December 1, 1968 in Limerick, Ireland.

29. Francis Egerton

Actor | Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)

Francis Egerton was born on July 14, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (1981), Le nozze di Figaro (2006) and Carmen by Georges Bizet (1991).

30. George Byron

Actor | They Never Come Back

George Byron was born on August 16, 1888 in Limerick, Ireland as George David Byron. He was an actor, known for They Never Come Back (1932), Thumbs Up (1943) and Chatterbox (1943). He died on June 18, 1944 in the USA.

31. Michael D. Higgins

Self | Cinema in Ireland

Michael D. Higgins was born on April 18, 1941 in Limerick, Ireland as Michael Daniel Higgins. He has been married to Sabina Coyne since 1974. They have four children.

32. Geri Maye

Self | The Panel

Geri Maye was born in Limerick, Ireland. She has been married to Peter Collins since December 29, 2011.

33. Tyron Montgomery

Visual Effects | Quest

Tyron Montgomery was born on April 29, 1967. He is known for his work on Quest (1996), Die grüne Wolke (2001) and Our Garden (1998). He was previously married to Anne Gericke.

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...

35. Stephen D'Arcy

Actor | 1916 Seachtar na Cásca

Stephen D'Arcy was born in 1975 in Limerick, Ireland. He is an actor, known for 1916 Seachtar na Cásca (2010), Teenage Cics (2006) and The Tudors (2007).

36. Alana Brennan

Actress | Killinaskully

Alana Brennan was born on March 13, 1997 in Limerick, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Killinaskully (2003) and Northanger Abbey (2007).

37. Mick Moloney

Music Department | The Brothers McMullen

Mick Moloney was born in 1944 in Limerick, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Brothers McMullen (1995), Out of Ireland (1995) and The Irish in America: Long Journey Home (1998).

38. Tom Corbett

The Legend of Hell House

Tom Corbett was born on October 12, 1917 in Limerick, Ireland, UK. He is known for his work on The Legend of Hell House (1973), Separation (1968) and The Stately Ghosts of England (1965). He died on June 17, 1999 in England.

39. Emma O'Driscoll

Actress | Rocka-Bye Island

Emma O'Driscoll was born on March 23, 1982 in Limerick, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Rocka-Bye Island (2014), Popstars: Ireland (2001) and Celebrity Jigs 'n' Reels (2006).

40. Alphie McCourt

Self | The McCourts of Limerick

Alphie McCourt was born on July 29, 1940 in Limerick, Ireland as Alphonsus Joseph McCourt. He was married to Lyn Rockman. He died on July 2, 2016 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

41. Alice O'Day

Actress | The Phantom Light

Alice O'Day was born in 1882 in Kilfinane, County Limerick, Ireland as Alice O'Dea. She was an actress, known for The Phantom Light (1935), Call Me Mame (1933) and Suicide Legion (1940). She died on December 7, 1937 in Brondesbury Park, London, England.

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...

48. Desmond O'Grady

Self | Il poeta e il suo traditore

Desmond O'Grady was born on August 27, 1935 in Limerick, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Il poeta e il suo traditore (1998). He died on August 26, 2014.

49. Ciarán Mac Mathúna

Self | Songbirds: The First Ladies of Irish Song

Ciarán Mac Mathúna was born on November 26, 1925 in Limerick, Ireland. He died on December 11, 2009.

50. Steve Finnan

Self | Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

Steve Finnan was born on April 24, 1976 in Limerick, Ireland.


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