David Kelly

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Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Feb 12, 2012 (82)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Feb 12, 2012 (82)

About

Late Irish actor best remembered as Grandpa Joe in Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He was also known for his roles in Stardust, Into the West, and The Jigsaw Man.  

Before Fame

He studied watercolor art after graduating from The Abbey School of Acting. 

Trivia

He won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Irish Film and Television Awards in 2005.

Family Life

He married Laurie Morton in 1961. The couple had two children named David Jr. and Miriam. 

Associated With

He co-starred in the 2001 comedy Mean Machine with Vinnie Jones