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Irish-American film actress and singer

Maureen O'Hara is ...

Dead
Born 17 Aug 1920 in Ranelagh
Died 24 Oct 2015 in Boise
Age95 years, 2 months
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Maureen O'Hara
Photo of Maureen O’Hara from ‘’Modern Screen’’ magazine.

About Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons; 17 August 1920 – 24 October 2015) was an Irish-born American actress and singer. The famously red-headed O'Hara was known for her beauty and playing fiercely passionate but sensible heroines, often in westerns and adventure films. She worked on numerous occasions with director John Ford and longtime friend John Wayne, and was one of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood. O'Hara grew up at 32 Beechwood Avenue Upper in the Dublin suburb of Ranelagh to an "eccentric" but devout Catholic family, and aspired to become an actress from a very young age. She trained with the Rathmines Theatre Company from the age of 10 and at the Abbey Theatre from the age of 14. She was given a screen test, which was deemed unsatisfactory, but Charles Laughton saw potential and arranged for her to co-star with him in Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn in 1939. She moved to Hollywood the same year to appear with him in the production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and was given a contract by RKO Pictures. From there, she went on to enjoy a long and highly successful career, and acquired the nickname "The Queen of Technicolor". She appeared in films such as How Green Was My Valley (1941) (her first collaboration with John Ford), The Black Swan with Tyrone Power (1942), The Spanish Main (1945), Sinbad the Sailor (1947), the Christmas classic Miracle on 34th Street (1947) with John Payne and Natalie Wood and Comanche Territory (1950). O'Hara made her first film with Wayne, the actor with whom she is most closely associated, with Rio Grande (1950). This was followed by The Quiet Man (1952), her best-known film, and The Wings of Eagles (1957), by which time her relationship with Ford had deteriorated. Such was her strong chemistry with Wayne that many assumed they were married or in a relationship. In the 1960s O'Hara increasingly turned to more motherly roles as she aged, appearing in films such as The Deadly Companions (1961), The Parent Trap (1961) and The Rare Breed (1966). She retired from the industry in 1971 after starring with Wayne one final time in Big Jake, but returned 20 years later to appear with John Candy in Only the Lonely (1991). In the late 1970s, O'Hara helped run her third husband's flying business in St Croix in the American Virgin Islands, and edited a magazine, but later sold them to spend more time in Glengariff in Ireland. She was married three times, and had one daughter, Bronwyn (1944–2016) to her second husband. Her autobiography, 'Tis Herself, was published in 2004 and became a New York Times Bestseller. In November 2014, she was presented with an Honorary Academy Award with the inscription "To Maureen O'Hara, one of Hollywood's brightest stars, whose inspiring performances glowed with passion, warmth and strength".

She is also known as Maureen FitzSimons.

Films

Maureen O'Hara has worked on the following films:

McLintock!
1963 film by Andrew V. McLaglen, James Edward Grant, Maureen O'Hara, John Wayne, Yvonne De Carlo, Patrick Wayne
1963
Kangaroo
1952 film by Lewis Milestone
1952
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
1939 film by William Dieterle
1939
Jamaica Inn
1939 film by Alfred Hitchcock
1939
Rio Grande
1950 film by John Ford
1950
Spencer's Mountain
1963 film by Delmer Daves
1963
Only the Lonely
1991 film by Chris Columbus
1991
To the Shores of Tripoli
1942 film by H. Bruce Humberstone
1942
Lisbon
1956 American crime film
1956
Big Jake
1971 Western film
1971
The Long Gray Line
1955 film by John Ford
1955
Against All Flags
1952 film by George Sherman
1952
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
1962 film by Henry Koster
1962
The Wings of Eagles
1957 film by John Ford
1957
The Rare Breed
1966 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1966
Sinbad the Sailor
1947 film by Richard Wallace
1947
Sitting Pretty
1948 film by Walter Lang
1948
This Land Is Mine
1943 film by Jean Renoir
1943
The Fallen Sparrow
1943 film by Richard Wallace
1943
Immortal Sergeant
1943 film by John M. Stahl
1943
The Deadly Companions
American western film of 1961
1961
The Black Swan
1942 film by Henry King
1942
Lady Godiva of Coventry
1955 film by Arthur Lubin
1955
At Sword's Point
1952 film by Lewis Allen
1952
A Woman's Secret
1949 film by Nicholas Ray
1949
The Spanish Main
1945 film by Frank Borzage
1945
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita
1965 film by Delmer Daves
1965
Malaga
1954 film by Richard Sale
1954
Tripoli
1950 American adventure film
1950
Our Man in Havana
1959 film by Carol Reed
1959
Father was a Fullback
1950 film by John M. Stahl
1950
Sentimental Journey
1946 film by Walter Lang
1946
War Arrow
1953 film by George Sherman
1953
Ten Gentlemen from West Point
1942 film by Henry Hathaway
1942
Dance, Girl, Dance
1940 film by Dorothy Arzner
1940
They Met in Argentina
1941 film by Leslie Goodwins
1941
The Foxes of Harrow
1947 film by John M. Stahl
1947
The Redhead from Wyoming
1953 film by Lee Sholem, Polly James
1953
Buffalo Bill
1944 film by William A. Wellman
1944
A Century of Cinema
1994 film by Caroline Thomas
1994
The Forbidden Street
1949 film by Jean Negulesco
1949
Flame of Araby
1951 film by Charles Lamont
1951
The Homestretch
1947 film by H. Bruce Humberstone
1947
Bagdad
1950 film by Charles Lamont
1950
Comanche Territory
1950 film by George Sherman
1950
Do You Love Me
1946 film by Gregory Ratoff
1946
The Magnificent Matador
1955 film by Budd Boetticher
1955
A Bill of Divorcement
1940 film by John Farrow
1940
Everything but the Truth
1956 film by Jerry Hopper
1956