Dan O'Herlihy

1919 - 2005

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Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish actor of film, television, and radio. With a distinguished appearance and rich, resonant speaking voice, O'Herlihy's best known-roles included the Oscar-nominated portrayal of Luis Buñuel's Robinson Crusoe (1954), Brigadier General Warren A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dan O'Herlihy has received more than 856,230 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Dan O'Herlihy is the 2,448th most popular actor (down from 2,088th in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from Ireland (down from 124th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Irish Actor.

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Among actors, Dan O'Herlihy ranks 2,448 out of 10,030Before him are Ha Ji-won, Nicole Garcia, Scott Bakula, Pierre Barouh, Marshall Bell, and Grant Show. After him are Herman van Veen, Will Patton, Jennifer Tilly, Lothaire Bluteau, Eugene Levy, and Mike Connors.

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Among people born in 1919, Dan O'Herlihy ranks 149Before him are Lennie Tristano, Sam Wanamaker, Artur Fischer, Billy Vaughn, Maurice Hilleman, and Hans Hermann Groër. After him are James H. Wilkinson, Wilson Greatbatch, Briek Schotte, Doris Miller, Albert Batteux, and Abdirashid Shermarke. Among people deceased in 2005, Dan O'Herlihy ranks 134Before him are Corrado Bafile, Yevgeny Grishin, Eddie Albert, Maurice Hilleman, István Nyers, and Frank Gorshin. After him are Stanley Williams, Tilly Fleischer, Virginia Mayo, Dorothy Stang, Erik Balling, and Jesús Rafael Soto.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Dan O'Herlihy ranks 133 out of 460Before him are Charles Stewart Parnell (1846), Edna O'Brien (1930), Daniel O'Connell (1775), Arthur Griffith (1871), Peter Brown (1935), and Fiona Shaw (1958). After him are Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander (1909), John Boland (1870), Michael William Balfe (1808), John Sealy Townsend (1868), Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley (1760), and William Trevor (1928).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Dan O'Herlihy ranks 22Before him are Aidan Gillen (1968), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), Brenda Fricker (1945), Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977), Liam Cunningham (1961), and Fiona Shaw (1958). After him are Barry Fitzgerald (1888), Colm Meaney (1953), Caitriona Balfe (1979), Dorothea Jordan (1761), Jason O'Mara (1972), and Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913).

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