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Donal Donnelly

Donal Donnelly

(1931 – 2010)

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Donal Donnelly

Donal Donnelly
(1931 – 2010)

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Donal Donnelly

(1931 – 2010)
About Donal
This is a tribute to Donal Donnelly who was an Irish theatre and film actor. He was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, but raised in Dublin, Ireland.
Donal Donnelly attended school at Synge Street Christian Brothers School in Dublin where he acted in school plays with Milo O'Shea, Eamonn Andrews, Jack McGowran, Bernard Frawley (Seattle Repertory Co.) and Jimmy Fitzsimons (brother of Maureen O'Hara), under the direction of famous elocution teacher, Ena Burke.
Donnelly toured with Anew McMaster's Irish repertory company before moving to England where he starred with Rita Tushingham in the movie The Knack …and How to Get It. He received strong notices for his role as Freddie Mallins in John Huston's
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About Donal
film version of The Dead by James Joyce.
Following a long illness, he passed away in Chicago on 4 January 2010, aged 78.
This online memorial is dedicated to the memory of Donal Donnelly. May he rest in peace.
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Donal Donnelly

This is a tribute to Donal Donnelly who was an Irish theatre and film actor. He was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, but raised in Dublin, Ireland.
Donal Donnelly attended school at Synge Street Christian Brothers School in Dublin where he acted in school plays with Milo O'Shea, Eamonn Andrews, Jack McGowran, Bernard Frawley (Seattle Repertory Co.) and Jimmy Fitzsimons (brother of Maureen O'Hara), under the direction of famous elocution teacher, Ena Burke.
Donnelly toured with Anew McMaster's Irish repertory company before moving to England where he starred with Rita Tushingham in the movie The Knack …and How to Get It. He received strong notices for his role as Freddie Mallins in John Huston's...

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