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Eddie Byrne

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Also Known As: Died: August 21, 1981
Born: January 31, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: actor

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Eddie Byrne was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Byrne's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Saints and Sinners" (1949), the comedy "Trouble in the Glen" (1954) with Margaret Lockwood and the comedy "Happy Ever After" (1954) with David Niven. He also appeared in the Ginger Rogers crime picture "The Beautiful Stranger" (1954) and the Jack Warner drama "The Square Ring" (1955). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties, appearing in the Celia Johnson dramatic adaptation "A Kid For Two Farthings" (1956), the Griffith Jones crime flick "Face in the Night" (1956) and the Kenneth More drama "Reach For the Sky" (1956). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Scapegoat" (1959) with Alec Guinness, "The Mark" (1961) and "The Running Man" (1963). He also appeared in the horror feature "Island of Terror" (1966) with Peter Cushing and the adaptation "Guns in the Heather" (1969) with Glen Corbett. Byrne was most recently credited in "Cal" (1984) with Helen Mirren. Byrne passed away in August 1981 at the age of 70.

Eddie Byrne was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Byrne's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Saints and Sinners" (1949), the comedy "Trouble in the Glen" (1954) with Margaret Lockwood and the comedy "Happy Ever After" (1954) with David Niven. He also appeared in the Ginger Rogers crime picture "The Beautiful Stranger" (1954) and the Jack Warner drama "The Square Ring" (1955). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties, appearing in the Celia Johnson dramatic adaptation "A Kid For Two Farthings" (1956), the Griffith Jones crime flick "Face in the Night" (1956) and the Kenneth More drama "Reach For the Sky" (1956). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Scapegoat" (1959) with Alec Guinness, "The Mark" (1961) and "The Running Man" (1963). He also appeared in the horror feature "Island of Terror" (1966) with Peter Cushing and the adaptation "Guns in the Heather" (1969) with Glen Corbett. Byrne was most recently credited in "Cal" (1984) with Helen Mirren. Byrne passed away in August 1981 at the age of 70.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Cal (1984) Skeffington Senior
2.
 Outsider, The (1979) Ira Council Member
3.
 Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) Rebel General Willard
5.
 Wedding Night (1970) Tom
6.
 Sinful Davey (1969) Yorkshire Bill
7.
 Where's Jack? (1969) Reverend Wagstaff
8.
 Island of Terror (1967) Dr. Landers
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 Johnny Nobody (1965) Landlord
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