Barry Fitzgerald

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Birthday
10, 1888
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jan 14, 1961 (72)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1888
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jan 14, 1961 (72)

About

Irish actor best known for his Oscar-winning role as Father Fitzgibbon in Going My Way. He appeared in the films The Plough and the Stars and How Green was My Valley, both directed by John Ford.

Before Fame

He worked in civil service before pursuing his career as an actor.

Trivia

He was nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the same Academy Awards for his role as Father Fitzgibbon.

Family Life

His younger brother was actor Arthur Shields.

Associated With

He starred alongside Louis Hayward in the 1945 adaptation of And Then There Were None.