David Kelly

David Kelly
1929 - 2012

David Kelly  Irish Actor


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David Kelly was previously married to Laurie Morton (1961).


Irish Actor David Kelly was born on 11th July, 1929 in Dublin, Ireland and passed away on 12th Feb 2012 Dublin, Ireland aged 82. He is most remembered for Robin`s Nest, Fwalty Towers, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

David Kelly is a member of the following lists: Actors from County Dublin, Male actors from Dublin (city) and Irish male radio actors.


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Married1 57 years, 7 months - -
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First Name David
Last Name Kelly
Full Name at Birth David Kelly
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 11th July, 1929
Birthplace Dublin, Ireland
Died 12th February, 2012
Place of Death Dublin, Ireland
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Irish
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Robin`s Nest, Fwalty Towers, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Year(s) Active 1951 – 2010, 1951–2012

David Kelly (11 July 1929 – 12 February 2012) was an Irish actor who had regular roles in several film and television works from the 1950s onwards. One of the most recognisable voices and faces of Irish stage and screen, Kelly was known for his roles as Rashers Tierney in Strumpet City, Cousin Enda in Me Mammy, the builder Mr O'Reilly in Fawlty Towers, and Grandpa Joe in the film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). Another notable role was as Michael O'Sullivan in Waking Ned Divine.

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David Kelly82 CancerActor
Laurie Morton-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
DavidMaleLaurie Morton
MiriamFemaleLaurie Morton


The Good Doctor2009The DoctorShort Film
The Martyr's Crown2007Mr. TooleShort Film
Poetic Licence2007NarratorMovie
Conversations with God2006Job InterviewerMovie
The Kovak Box2006Frank KovakMovie
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory2005Grandpa JoeMovie
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London2004TrivalMovie
Laws of Attraction2004Michael, PriestMovie
The Calcium Kid2004Paddy O'FlannaganMovie
Dutch Bird2004Seamus KerriganMovie
Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks2003Captain CumaraTV Show
The Last2002WalterMovie
Mean Machine2001DocMovie
Greenfingers2000Fergus WilksMovie
Ordinary Decent Criminal2000Fr. GroganMovie
Rough for Theatre I2000AShort Film
Waking Ned Devine1998Michael O'SullivanMovie
The MatchMaker1997O'ConnorMovie
Ballykissangel1996Plunkett O'ReillyTV Show
Upwardly Mobile1996Old McGettiganTV Show
Moondance1995Mr. DunwoodyMovie
The Run of the Country1995Father GaynorMovie
Kidnapped1995Angus the gunsmithTV Movie
A Man of No Importance1994Christy WardMovie
Scarlett1994Hall PorterTV Show
The Barber Shop1993SeamusMovie
Into the West1992GrandfatherMovie
Heartbeat1992Pa DeightonTV Show
Merlin of the Crystal Cave1991PoetTV Movie
2point4 Children1991PaddyTV Show
Yellowthread Street1990RummyTV Show
Slinger's Day1986FredTV Show
Stryker's War1985Movie
In Sickness and in Health1985IrishmanTV Show
Relative Strangers1985BertTV Show
Late Starter1985CharlieTV Show
Anne Devlin1984Dr. TrevorMovie
The Jigsaw Man1983CameronMovie
Red Monarch1983SergoTV Movie
The Comedy of Errors1983BalthazarTV Movie
Glenroe1983Sylvie DolanTV Show
The Irish R.M.1983Smiling SmileyTV Show
Whoops Apocalypse1982Abdab, AbdahTV Show
Strumpet City1980RashersTV Show
The Gentle Touch1980DooleyTV Show
Cowboys1980Wobbly RonTV Show
Time of My Life1980TrampTV Show
The Glums1978TattooistTV Show
The Light Princess1978Oracle (voice)TV Movie
The Spike1978LogueTV Show
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man1977Dean of StudiesMovie
The Purple Taxi1977Little PersonMovie
Citizen Smith1977PaddyTV Show
Robin's Nest1977Albert RiddleTV Show
Mr. Big1977Inky SmithTV Show
Last of Summer1977Corney KernahanTV Show
The Next Man1976Chauffeur in IrelandMovie
Philadelphia, Here I Come1975Conan O'ByrneMovie
Doctor on the Go1975Mr. O'LearyTV Show
Fawlty Towers1975O'ReillyTV Show
People in Glass Houses1975Alan MorrisseyTV Movie
Oh, Father!1973WalterTV Show
Never Mind the Quality: Feel the Width1973MurphyMovie
Emmerdale1972Mick Cavan, Mick KavenTV Show
The Adventurer1972CarlsonTV Show
Tales from the Lazy Acre1972Dead ManTV Show
The Onedin Line1971O'MallyTV Show
Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx1970MaguireMovie
The McKenzie Break1970Adjutant (uncredited)Movie
Play for Today1970Judge, MarkTV Show
The Glorious Uncertainty1970Simie SwordMovie
The Italian Job1969VicarMovie
As Good Cooks Go1969Seamus O'ReillyTV Show
Me Mammy1968Cousin EndaTV Show
The Jazz Age1968McDaraTV Show
For Amusement Only1968The thiefTV Show
The Ronnie Barker Playhouse1968MatthewTV Show
Ulysses1967Garrett DeasyMovie
Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width1967Sean O'RiordanTV Show
Half Hour Story1967Mr. PerryTV Show
Adam Adamant Lives!1966FurrierTV Show
The Informer1966WhistlerTV Show
Insurrection1966Colonel HodgkinTV Show
Young Cassidy1965O'BrienMovie
BBC Play of the Month1965Director of College, Mr. CaseyTV Show
Public Eye1965ConTV Show
Undermind1965KennefickTV Show
Girl with Green Eyes1964Ticket Collector (as Dave Kelly)Movie
The Wednesday Play1964Finbar, MikoTV Show
O'Dea's Your Man1964IgnatiusMovie
The Quare Fellow1962Reception ClerkMovie
Z Cars1962Cedric JacksonTV Show
Dublin Nightmare19581st CustomerMovie
All Aboard1958Terry O'BrienTV Show
Saturday Playhouse1958James McKennaTV Show
Emergency-Ward 101957TV Show
The Mail Van Murder1957FentonShort Film
Mrs. Gibbons' Boys1957ColesMovie
The Wrong Man1956Policeman (uncredited)Movie
Armchair Theatre1956Cloggy Moore, Joe, TotterdelTV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955Sean KellyTV Show
ITV Television Playhouse1955Sergeant HannaTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953FentonTV Show
Fireside Theatre1949TV Show
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