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Marie Kean

Marie Kean


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Marie Kean was an actress who founded her entertainment career success with roles in film. Kean's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "The Big Gamble" (1961) with Stephen Boyd, "The Quare Fellow" (1962) and "Girl With Green Eyes" (1964). She also appeared in "Cul-de-Sac" (1966) and the Cyril Cusack dramatic adaptation "I Was Happy Here" (1966). She kept working in film throughout the sixties and the eighties, starring in the adaptation "The Fighting Prince of Donegal" (1966) with Peter McEnery, the comedic adaptation "Great Catherine" (1968) with Peter O'Toole and the Robert Mitchum drama "Ryan's Daughter" (1970). She also appeared in "Barry Lyndon" (1975) with Ryan O'Neal and the drama "Angel" (1982) with Veronica Quilligan. Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the John Huston documentary "John Huston & The Dubliners" (1987), the dramatic adaptation "The Dead" (1987) with Anjelica Huston and "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne" (1987) with Bob Hoskins. Additionally, she appeared on the television special "The Comedy of Errors" (1989-1990). Kean more recently appeared in "The Real Charlotte" (PBS, 1989-1990).

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