David Kelly

1929 - 2012

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David Kelly (11 July 1929 – 12 February 2012) was an Irish actor who had regular roles in several film and television works from the 1950s onwards. One of the most recognisable voices and faces of Irish stage and screen, Kelly was known for his roles as Rashers Tierney in Strumpet City, Cousin Enda in Me Mammy, the builder Mr O'Reilly in Fawlty Towers, Albert Riddle in Robin's Nest, and Grandpa Joe in the film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Kelly has received more than 65,990 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. David Kelly is the 1,347th most popular actor (down from 1,128th in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 69th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Irish Actor.

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  • 65.74

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  • 24

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  • 3.86

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  • 3.25

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Among actors, David Kelly ranks 1,347 out of 10,030Before him are Miou-Miou, Robert Culp, Deanna Durbin, Tim Allen, Lorraine Gary, and Nichelle Nichols. After him are Gemma Jones, Ralph Richardson, Patrick Duffy, Lena Olin, Franco Citti, and Elsa Lanchester.

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Among people born in 1929, David Kelly ranks 139Before him are Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Anne Ramsey, Zeca Afonso, Lee Hazlewood, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti, and Jimmy Cobb. After him are Milton Glaser, Amitai Etzioni, Andrew Bertie, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Ödön Földessy, and Roger Byrne. Among people deceased in 2012, David Kelly ranks 99Before him are Ulric Neisser, Manuel Fraga, Neslişah Sultan, Vidal Sassoon, Svetozar Gligorić, and Sergio Oliva. After him are Sid Watkins, Angelo Dundee, Lefter Küçükandonyadis, Daniel Inouye, Nora Ephron, and Russell Means.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, David Kelly ranks 77 out of 460Before him are George Francis FitzGerald (1851), Eystein II of Norway (1125), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), Kevin Roche (1922), Mary Robinson (1944), and Kevin Farrell (1947). After him are Christy Brown (1932), Neil Jordan (1950), Edward Mulhare (1923), Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (1845), Charles Maturin (1780), and Bertie Ahern (1951).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, David Kelly ranks 14Before him are Cillian Murphy (1976), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Bernard Lee (1908), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Colin Farrell (1976), and Maureen O'Sullivan (1911). After him are Edward Mulhare (1923), Aidan Gillen (1968), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), Brenda Fricker (1945), Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977), and Liam Cunningham (1961).

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