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Famous Film Actors From Cork

Updated October 13, 2018 4.9k views30 items

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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  • 1
    Bill Murphy is an actor....  more
  • 2
    Camilla Joy Cynthia Power (born 13 November 1976) is an Irish-born English actress. As a...  more
  • 3

    Catherine Walsh

    Age: 49
    Catherine Walsh is an actress....
  • 4

    Chris Bowe

    Chris Bowe is an actor....
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    David Murray is an actor....  more
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    Dermot Crowley (born 19 March 1947, Cork) is an Irish stage, film and television actor....  more
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    Dorothy Cotter is an actress....  more
  • 8

    Moira Deady

    Dec. at 88 (1922-2010)
    Moira Deady Hoey was an Irish actress. She starred as Mary Riordan, "the quintessential Irish...  more
  • 9

    Eddie Golden

    Dec. at 71 (1912-1983)
    Eddie Golden was a film actor....  more
  • 10

    Edward Mulhare

    Dec. at 74 (1923-1997)
    Edward Mulhare (8 April 1923 – 24 May 1997) was an Irish actor whose career spanned five...  more
  • 11
    Eileen Walsh (born 16 April 1977) is an Irish actress....  more
  • 12
    Patricia Driscoll (born 17 December 1927) is a British actress, who has appeared both on...  more

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  • 13

    Emily Nagle

    Emily Nagle is an actress....
  • 14

    Forrester Harvey

    Dec. at 61 (1884-1945)
    Forrester Harvey (27 June 1884 – 14 December 1945) was an Irish film actor. From 1922 until...  more
  • 15
    Gavin O'Connor may refer to: Gavin O'Connor (actor) (born 1972), Irish actor Gavin O'Connor...  more
  • 16

    Gemma Doorly

    Age: 43
    Gemma Doorly is an actress....
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    Geoffrey Golden

    Geoffrey Golden is an actor....
  • 18

    Harry Agar Lyons

    Dec. at 66 (1878-1944)
    Harry Agar Lyons was an Irish-born British actor. He is best known for playing Fu Manchu in a...  more
  • 19
    Jack Gleeson is an Irish actor, known worldwide for his portrayal of Joffrey Baratheon in the...  more

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  • 20

    Kate Price

    Dec. at 71 (1872-1943)
    Kate Price (born Catherine Duffy; February 13, 1872 – January 4, 1943) was an Irish-American...  more
  • 21

    Kevin Stanton

    Age: 32
    Kevin Stanton is an actor....
  • 22

    Lochlainn McKenna

    Age: 26
    Lochlainn Myles Crimthann McKenna is an Irish actor from Cork City. He has appeared in a...  more
  • 23
    Maurice Cornelius O'Donoghue (born 1950) is an Irish actor best known for his role as Father...  more
  • 24

    Michael C. Hennessy

    Dec. at 56 (1925-1981)
    Michael C. Hennessy was an actor....
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    Niall Tóibín (born 21 November 1929) is an Irish comedian and actor. Born in Cork into an...  more