Brendan Grace

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Birthday
1, 1951
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 11, 2019 (68)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1951
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 11, 2019 (68)

About

One of the most successful Irish comics of the 20th century. He found success in the film Moondance, on television in Father Ted, and in music with a No. 1 hit.

Before Fame

He left school at 15 to support his family, but still found time to form his own band, The Gingerman, and tour around Ireland singing folk songs.

Trivia

From his first unwilling performance, after being thrust on stage to calm a restless crowd, he began a comic legend, performing with the likes of , John Denver, and others.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Eileen Doy.

Associated With

He starred alongside Dermot Morgan, who played the title character, on Father Ted.