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Famous Film Actors From Cork

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Cork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Cork, as in some cases Cork may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Cork then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Cork, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Items include everything from Cillian Murphy to Roy Keane.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Cork?" and "Which famous actors were born in Cork?"
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Bill Murphy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 56
Bill Murphy is an actor.
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Camilla Power is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 43
Camilla Power is an Irish-born English actress. She portrayed Jill Pole in BBC's TV adaptation of the book The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis, and in adult life she played teacher Lorna Dickey in ...more
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Catherine Walsh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Catherine Walsh age 49
Catherine Walsh is an actress.
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Chris Bowe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Chris Bowe
Chris Bowe is an actor.
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David Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 49
David Murray is an actor.
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Dermot Crowley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 72
Dermot Crowley is an Irish stage, film and television actor.
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Dorothy Cotter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 38
Dorothy Cotter is an actress.
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Moira Deady is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Dec. at 88 (1922-2010)
Moira Deady Hoey was an Irish actress. She starred as Mary Riordan, "the quintessential Irish mammy", in The Riordans from 1965 until the show was cancelled in 1979. She later appeared ...more
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Eddie Golden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Dec. at 71 (1912-1983)
Eddie Golden was a film actor.
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Edward Mulhare is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Dec. at 74 (1923-1997)
Edward Mulhare was an Irish actor whose career spanned four decades.
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Eileen Walsh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 42
Eileen Walsh is an Irish actress.
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Patricia Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 92
Patricia Driscoll is an Irish actress, who has appeared on both television and in films. She was born in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland.
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Emily Nagle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Emily Nagle
Emily Nagle is an actress.
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Forrester Harvey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Dec. at 61 (1884-1945)
Forrester Harvey was an Irish film actor. From 1922 until his death year Harvey appeared in more than 115 films. He was credited for circa two-thirds of his film appearances, but some of his ...more
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Gavin O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 47
Gavin O'Connor is an Irish actor, known for his roles in TV series such as The Tudors and films including Dorothy Mills, Eden, The Front Line, Headrush and This Is My Father. Born in Cork, ...more
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Gemma Doorly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Gemma Doorly age 43
Gemma Doorly is an actress.
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Geoffrey Golden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Geoffrey Golden
Geoffrey Golden is an actor.
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Harry Agar Lyons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Dec. at 66 (1878-1944)
Harry Agar Lyons was an Irish-born British actor. He is best known for playing Fu Manchu in a series of silent films during the 1920s.
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Jack Gleeson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 27
Jack Gleeson is an Irish actor, known worldwide for his portrayal of Joffrey Baratheon in the HBO television series Game of Thrones.
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Kate Price is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Dec. at 71 (1872-1943)
Kate Price was an Irish-born American actress. She is known for playing the role of Mrs. Kelly in the comedy series, The Cohens and Kellys, made by Universal Pictures between 1926 and 1932. ...more
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Kevin Stanton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Kevin Stanton age 32
Kevin Stanton is an actor.
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Lochlainn McKenna is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Lochlainn McKenna age 26
Lochlainn Myles Crimthann McKenna is an Irish actor from Cork City. He has appeared in a films, television programmes, web series and stage productions.
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Maurice O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 69
Maurice Cornelius O'Donoghue is an Irish actor well known for his role as Father Dick Byrne on Father Ted and for guest starring on A Fine Romance. His character in Father Ted is well known for ...more
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Michael C. Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
Michael C. Hennessy Dec. at 56 (1925-1981)
Michael C. Hennessy was an actor.
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Niall Tóibín is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cork
age 90
Niall Tóibín is an Irish comedian and actor. Born in Cork into an Irish speaking family, Tóibín grew up on the north-side of the city in Bishop's Field. He has ...more