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Sean O'Faoláin (1900–1991)

Sean O'Faoláin was born on February 22, 1900 in Cork, Ireland as John Francis Whelan. He was a writer, known for The Promise of Barty O'Brien (1951), First Night (1963) and The Sinners (1970). He was married to Eileen Gould. He died on April 20, 1991 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »


(age 91) in Dublin, Ireland

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First Night Writer
The Sinners Writer
Story Parade Writer


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 1985 The Woman Who Married Clark Gable (Short) (short story)
 1983 Lovers of the Lake (TV Movie) (by - as Séan Ó Faoláin)
 1970 The Sinners (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series) (stories - 1 episode)
- A Triple Irish (1964) ... (stories)
 1964 First Night (TV Series) (story "Childybawn" - 1 episode)
- My One True Love (1964) ... (story "Childybawn")
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 1978 The Tailor and Ansty (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 The Lively Arts (TV Series documentary)
- A Portrait of Sean O'Faolain (1977) ... Self
 1968 Rocky Road to Dublin (Documentary)
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 2004 Reeling in the Years (TV Series documentary)
- 1962 (2004) ... Self (uncredited)

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Séan Ó Faoláin

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Born on exactly the same date as Luis Buñuel.

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