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Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara

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Born: August 17, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Ireland Profession: Cast ...
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1926:
Began acting at age six (date approximate)
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Performed on radio as a child
1934:
Joined the Abbey Theater in Dublin as an ingenue at age 14 before entering films (date approximate)
1936:
Tested for the screen in London at age 16 (date approximate)
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Met actor Charles Laughton, who changed her name to Maureen O'Hara; later appeared opposite him in "Jamaica Inn" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (both 1939)
1938:
Film debut in "Kicking the Moon Around" (bit part)
1939:
US film debut in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
1939:
Under contract at RKO Studios
1941:
Starred in first of five films for director John Ford, "How Green Was My Valley"
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Under contract to 20th Century-Fox
1950:
Made first of five films opposite John Wayne, "Rio Grande"
1956:
Last of five films for director John Ford, "The Wings of Eagles"
1971:
Made last of five films opposite John Wayne, "Big Jake"; was also last feature for two decades
1973:
Retired after starring in the NBC TV-movie "The Red Pony" with Henry Fonda
1979:
After husband's death, assumed presidency of Antilles Airboats, a commuter seaplane service in the Caribbean; sold controlling stock to Resorts International; remained with the company as president until 1981
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Owned and wrote a general interest column for the tourist magazine, <i>The Virgin Insider</i>, which she ultimately sold to Gannett in 1980
1991:
Made return to feature films after a 20-year absence in "Only the Lonely"
1995:
Starred in the CBS TV-movie "The Christmas Box"
1998:
Played the lead in the TV-movie "Cab to Canada" (CBS)
1999:
Served as Grand Marshal of the annual St Patrick's Day parade in NYC
2000:
Starred in the CBS movie "The Last Dance"

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