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Maureen O'Hara

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Birthday
17, 1920
Birthplace
Ranelagh, Ireland
Death Date
Oct 24, 2015 (95)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1920
Birthplace
Ranelagh, Ireland
Death Date
Oct 24, 2015 (95)

About

Irish-American actress best known for starring alongside John Wayne in 1952's The Quiet Man and for her portrayal of Doris Walker in 1947's Miracle on 34th Street. She also played Esmeralda in the 1939 film adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Before Fame

She worked as a bookkeeper and typist before earning her first acting roles.

Trivia

Her autobiography, Tis Herself, was released in 2004.

Family Life

She was married three times: to film producer George H. Brown, director Will Price, and Air Force aviator Charles F. Blair Jr. Blair was her longest marriage, from 1968 until his death in 1978. She briefly dated Mexican politician Enrique Parra. She raised a daughter named Bronwyn FitzSimons. 

Associated With

She played a lead role in John Ford's 1941 film How Green Was My Valley, acting alongside Walter Pidgeon.