Death Place Matching "Dublin, Ireland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. David Kelly
Born Dublin, Ireland on July 11 1929. Educated at Synge Street Catholic boys school. Started acting aged 8 in the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. Playing everything from Beckett to Shakespeare, he has appeared in theatre, TV and film constantly since 1959. Awards include: Helen Hayes Award, Outstanding ...
Actor | The Quiet Man
One of Hollywood's finest character actors and most accomplished scene stealers, Barry Fitzgerald was born William Joseph Shields in 1888 in Dublin, Ireland. Educated to enter the banking business, the diminutive Irishman with the irresistible brogue was bitten by the acting bug in the 1920s and ...
Actor | The Grapes of Wrath
American character actor of rather bizarre range, a member of the so-called "John Ford Stock Company." Originally a New York stage actor of some repute, Whitehead entered films in the 1930s. He played a wide variety of character parts, often quite different from his own actual age and type. He is ...
8. Liam Redmond
Actor | Barry Lyndon
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...
9. Noel Purcell
Actor | The Blue Lagoon
Noel Purcell was born on December 23, 1900 in Dublin, Ireland as Patrick Joseph Noel Purcell. He was an actor, known for The Blue Lagoon (1949), Moby Dick (1956) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). He was married to Eileen Marmion. He died on March 3, 1985 in Dublin.
12. Niall Toibin
Actor | Far and Away
Niall Toibin was born in Cork, Ireland in 1929. Married Judy Kenny (1931-2001) in 1957. Five children and six grand-children. He has had an illustrious acting career spanning over four decades. On October 29 2002 he received the CFT Excellence Award for Best Actor.
13. Siobhan McKenna
Actress | Doctor Zhivago
Siobhan McKenna was born on May 24, 1923 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Siobhan Giollamhuire Mac Cionnaith. She was an actress, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), King of Kings (1961) and The DuPont Show of the Month (1957). She was married to Denis O'Dea. She died on November 16, 1986 in Dublin, ...
14. Godfrey Quigley
Actor | A Clockwork Orange
Godfrey Quigley was born on May 4, 1923 in Jerusalem, Palestine as Godfrey John Quigley. He was an actor, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Get Carter (1971). He was married to Genevieve Lyons. He died on September 7, 1994 in Dublin, Ireland.
17. Maureen Cusack
Actress | Odd Man Out
Maureen Cusack was born on November 24, 1920 in Glenties, Co. Donegal, Ireland as Maureen Kiely. She was an actress, known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Rising of the Moon (1957) and Von Richthofen and Brown (1971). She was married to Cyril Cusack. She died on December 18, 1977 in Dublin, Ireland.
Micheal MacLimmoir was a theatrical giant who dominated Irish theatre for over 50 years. Actor, designer, playwright and brilliant raconteur he was very much his own creation. He cut an imposing figure under the spotlight and in real life dressed flamboyantly wearing full make-up at all times and a...
Brother of Oscar nominated actor Dan O'Herlihy, Michael O'Herlihy was a major TV director in the US from the 1950s to the 1980s. His credits include Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Maverick (1957), Gunsmoke (1955), M*A*S*H (1972), Hawaii Five-O (1968), The A-Team (1983) and Miami Vice (1984)...
Director | Breath
Jimmy T. Murakami was born on June 5, 1933 in San Jose, California, USA as Teruaki Murakami. He is known for his work on Breath (1967), Heavy Metal (1981) and When the Wind Blows (1986). He was married to Ethna Murakami. He died on February 16, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.
24. Birdy Sweeney
Actor | The Crying Game
Birdy Sweeney began acting when he was in his 50s having spent much of his earlier life as a comic and bird impersonator. He won his distinctive nickname while still a schoolboy making his debut mimicking blackbirds as an 11-year-old on BBC Radio Ulster. Sweeney had a heart attack when he was only ...
26. Patrick O'Brian
Patrick O'Brian was born on December 12, 1914 in Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, England as Richard Patrick Russ. He was a writer, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Van der Valk (1972) and Close Up (1998). He was married to Frieda Mary Wicksteed ...
27. Kevin McClory
Producer | Thunderball
Kevin McClory was born on June 8, 1926 in Dublin, Ireland as Kevin O'Donovan McClory. He is known for his work on Thunderball (1965), Never Say Never Again (1983) and The Boy and the Bridge (1959). He was married to Fredericka (Bo) Sigrist. He died on November 20, 2006 in Dublin.
29. Marjorie Steele
Actress | Tough Assignment
Pert blonde actress Marjorie Steele was in films for a very short time, making only four in all. She was born in Reno, Nevada on August 27, 1930 in a log cabin built by her father, a contractor. Her mother was part Russian and Swedish while her father came from German and Sioux Indian parentage. ...
30. Marie Kean
Actress | Barry Lyndon
Educated at Loreto College, North Great George's Street, Dublin. Joined Gaiety School of Acting in 1947, began acting professionally with the Radio Éireann Players in 1948, later joining the Abbey Theatre company. She soon became recognised as a character actress of exceptional force and talent. ...
31. Philip Green
Soundtrack | One for the Money
Philip Green was born on July 19, 1911 in Whitechapel, London, England as Harry Philip Green. He is known for his work on One for the Money (2012), All Night Long (1962) and Desert Mice (1959). He died on October 6, 1982 in Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland.
Writer | How Green Was My Valley
Welsh novelist and playwright Richard Llewellyn was born Richard David Vivian Llewellyn Lloyd in Pembrokeshire, Wales. He attended school in Cardiff and London, and when he was 16 he spent two years in Italy learning hotel management. While there he got work with an Italian film company, learning ...
40. F.J. McCormick
Actor | Odd Man Out
After a brief civil service career in Dublin and London, during which he acted in amateur dramatic societies (as a civil servant, he couldn't perform in public under his own name, hence F.J. McCormick, a name he chose at random since he liked the sound of it), he became a member of the Abbey ...
45. Nuala Moiselle
Casting Department | The Devil's Own
Nuala Moiselle was born on May 4, 1928 in Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland. She is known for her work on The Devil's Own (1997), Vikings (2013) and King Arthur (2004). She was married to Louis Moiselle. She died on November 5, 2018 in Dún Laoghaire.
46. Oliver Maguire
Oliver Maguire was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), In the Name of the Father (1993) and The Last of the High Kings (1996). He died on January 10, 2012 in Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland.
47. Tyrone Guthrie
Actor | Vessel of Wrath
Tyrone Guthrie was born on July 2, 1900 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England as William Tyrone Guthrie. He was a director and actor, known for The Beachcomber (1938), Oedipus Rex (1957) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Judith Bretherton. He died on May 15, 1971 in Dublin, Ireland.
During the filming of Von Richthofen and Brown (1971), stunt pilot Charles Boddington was killed when the vintage biplane he was flying crashed at Weston aerodrome near Dublin. The following day, another aircraft crashed, injuring pilot Lynn Garrison and actor Don Stroud.
49. Jonathan Swift
Writer | Gulliver's Travels
Was a clergyman. Took his orders in 1694 and was appointed vicar of Kilroot, near Belfast. His first writings were ecclesiastical in nature. Joined the Tory Party in 1710, became its leading writer and editor of The Examiner (1711). Also contributed articles to publications like Tatler. Swift ...