Barry Fitzgerald

Barry Fitzgerald
1888 - 1961

Barry Fitzgerald  Irish Actor


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First Name Barry
Last Name Fitzgerald
Full Name at Birth William Joseph Shields
Age 72 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th March, 1888
Birthplace Dublin, Ireland
Died 14th January, 1961
Place of Death Dublin, Ireland
Cause of Death heart attack
Buried Deansgrange Cemetery, Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Gay
Nationality Irish
University Skerry's College
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Year(s) Active 1924–61
Brother Arthur Shields
Friend John Ford, Seán O'Casey

William Joseph Shields (10 March 1888 – 14 January 1961), known professionally as Barry Fitzgerald, was an Irish stage, film and television actor. In a career spanning almost forty years, he appeared in such notable films as Bringing Up Baby (1938), The Long Voyage Home (1940), How Green Was My Valley (1941), Going My Way (1944), None but the Lonely Heart (1944) and The Quiet Man (1952). For Going My Way (1944), he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and was simultaneously nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He was the older brother of Irish actor Arthur Shields. In 2020, he was listed at number 11 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors.

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Grand Hotel1964TV Movie
Play of the Week1959TV Show
Broth of a Boy1959Patrick FarrellMovie
The Catered Affair1956Uncle Jack ConlonMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Harold 'Stretch' SearsTV Show
Tonight's the Night1954Thady O'HeggartyMovie
G.E. True Theater1953TV Show
The Quiet Man1952Michaleen Oge FlynnMovie
Ha da venì... don Calogero!1952Don CalogeroMovie
Silver City1951R.R. JarboeMovie
Union Station1950Inspector DonnellyMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Barry FlynnTV Show
The Story of Seabiscuit1949Shawn O'HaraMovie
Top o' the Morning1949Sergeant Briany McNaughtonMovie
Miss Tatlock's Millions1948Denno NoonanMovie
The Naked City1948Lt. Dan MuldoonMovie
The Sainted Sisters1948Robbie McClearyMovie
The Ford Theatre Hour1948John DuffyTV Show
California1947Michael FabianMovie
Variety Girl1947Barry FitzgeraldMovie
Welcome Stranger1947Dr. Joseph McRoryMovie
Easy Come, Easy Go1947Martin L. DonovanMovie
Two Years Before the Mast1946Terence O'FeenaghtyMovie
And Then There Were None1945Judge Francis J. QuincannonMovie
Duffy's Tavern1945Bing Crosby's FatherMovie
Incendiary Blonde1945Michael 'Mike' GuinanMovie
The Stork Club1945'Pop' Bates, Jerry B. 'J.B.'Movie
Going My Way1944Father FitzgibbonMovie
None But the Lonely Heart1944Henry TwiteMovie
I Love a Soldier1944MurphyMovie
Corvette K-2251943Stooky O'MearaMovie
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday1943Timothy BlakeMovie
Two Tickets to London1943Capt. McCardleMovie
How Green Was My Valley1941CyfarthaMovie
Tarzan's Secret Treasure1941O'DoulMovie
The Sea Wolf1941CookyMovie
The Long Voyage Home1940CockyMovie
San Francisco Docks1940IckyMovie
The Saint Strikes Back1939Zipper DysonMovie
Full Confession1939Michael O'KeefeMovie
Pacific Liner1939BritchesMovie
Bringing Up Baby1938Mr. GogartyMovie
Four Men and a Prayer1938Trooper MulcahayMovie
Marie Antoinette1938Peddler (uncredited)Movie
The Dawn Patrol1938BottMovie
Ebb Tide1937HuishMovie
The Plough and the Stars1936FlutherMovie
Guests of the Nation1935Captured British soldierMovie
The Shame of Mary Boyle1929The OratorMovie
Land of Her Fathers1924Movie
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