Birth Place Matching "Dublin, Ireland, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


44 names.


1. Maureen O'Hara

Actress | The Quiet Man

In America, the early performing arts accomplishments of young Maureen FitzSimons (who we know as Maureen O'Hara) would definitely have put her in the child prodigy category. However, for a child of Irish heritage surrounded by gifted parents and family, these were very natural traits. Maureen made...

2. Sara Allgood

Actress | How Green Was My Valley

Dublin-born Sara Allgood started her acting career in her native country with the famed Abbey Theatre. From there she traveled to the English stage, where she played for many years before making her film debut in 1918. Her warm, open Irish face meant that she spent a lot of time playing Irish ...

3. Oscar Wilde

Writer | The Picture of Dorian Gray

A gifted poet, playwright and wit, Oscar Wilde was a phenomenon in 19th-century England. He was illustrious for preaching the importance of style in life and art, and of attacking Victorian narrow-mindedness.

Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1854. He studied at Trinity College in Dublin before ...

4. Bram Stoker

Writer | Dracula

Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest," was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery ...

5. Samuel Beckett

Writer | Beckett Directs Beckett: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

One of the twentieth century's most original and important writers, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969, Samuel Beckett was the author of 'Waiting for Godot' (1952), one of the few plays in theatrical history to redefine the possibilities of the medium. Long fascinated by the cinema (...

6. George Bernard Shaw

Writer | My Fair Lady

The Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925, acquired a reputation as the greatest dramatist in the English language during the first half of the 20th Century for the plays he had written at the height of his creativity from "Mrs. ...

7. James Joyce

Writer | The Dead

Joyce was born at 41 Brighton Square, Rathgar, Dublin, on 2 February 1882. His father invested unwisely, and the family's fortunes declined steadily. Joyce graduated from University College Dublin (UCD), in 1902. He briefly studied medicine in Paris but his mother's impending death from cancer ...

8. Niall O'Brien

Actor | Excalibur

Niall O'Brien was born on February 8, 1946 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for Excalibur (1981), The Legend of 1900 (1998) and Braveheart (1995). He died on February 25, 2009 in Ireland.

9. Gerry Duggan

Actor | Goldfinger

Gerry Duggan was born in 1909 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Four Desperate Men (1959) and McCloud (1970). He died on March 27, 1992 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

10. Dudley Digges

Actor | The Invisible Man

Dudley Digges was born on June 9, 1879 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He is known for his work on The Invisible Man (1933), The Emperor Jones (1933) and Raffles (1939). He was married to Mary Roden Quinn. He died on October 24, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA.

11. Herbert Brenon

Director | Beau Geste

Herbert Brenon was born on January 13, 1880 in Dublin, Ireland, UK as Alexander Herbert Reginald St. John Brenon. He was a director and writer, known for Beau Geste (1926), Ivanhoe (1913) and Sorrell and Son (1927). He was married to Mrs. Herbert Brenon. He died on June 21, 1958 in Los Angeles, ...

12. Maurice Good

Actor | The Avengers

Maurice Good was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. He was an actor, known for Five Million Years to Earth (1967) know as Quatermass and the pit in the United Kingdom and Ireland, They Came from Beyond Space (1967) and Murder Most Foul (1964). He died on May 10, 2013 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland...

13. William Butler Yeats

Writer | Dancing at Lughnasa

William Butler Yeats was born on June 13, 1865 in Sandymount, County Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was a writer, known for Dancing at Lughnasa (1998), Colette (2018) and Words Upon the Window Pane (1994). He was married to Georgiana Hyde-Lees. He died on January 28, 1939 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France.

14. Sheridan Le Fanu

Writer | Vampyr

Irish poet and author of novels and stories dealing with the macabre and the supernatural. He was editor and proprietor of the Evening Mail in Dublin from 1839 to 1858. His story "Carmilla", featuring lesbian vampires, is probably the first story to appear in English about lesbianism. His novel "...

15. Brian Robinson

Actor | 2 Broke Girls

Brian Joseph Robinson was born in Dublin, Ireland. He began acting in 2003. He trained at the 'Gaiety school of Acting' and then went on to further his craft at 'The Irish Film Actors Studio'. Brian moved to Los Angeles in 2010 and went on to appear in such TV shows as 2 Broke Girls, Hit the Floor ...

16. Victor Herbert

Soundtrack | Duck Soup

Every professional recording artist today owes their livelihood to some degree to Victor Herbert. Working closely with John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin and others, he was the driving force in founding the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) on February 13, 1914. He became...

17. Eric Mayne

Actor | The Conquering Power

Dublin-born Eric Mayne was educated at Westminster and Durham in England and spent almost thirty years on the stage in both London and his native Ireland. He had a penchant for Shakespearean roles and in later years lectured in Shakespeare at the Los Angeles University College.

Mayne, with his ...

18. Alessia Macari

Self | Grande Fratello VIP

Alessia Macari was born on October 16, 1993 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. She has been married to Oliver Kragl since May 20, 2019.

20. Anita Reeves

Actress | Into the West

Anita Reeves was born in Dublin in 1948 and studied acting on a part-time basis at the Brendan Smith academy whilst working as a laundress. Inspired by fellow Irish actress Maureen Potter she appeared at the Gaiety Theatre with the original cast of 'Dancing at Lughnasa' and played Mrs Lovett in '...

21. Jim Bartley

Actor | Ulysses

Jim Bartley was born in 1945 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He is an actor, known for Ulysses (1967), Tolka Row (1964) and Joyriders (1988).

22. Bryan Herbert

Actor | The Alcoa Hour

Bryan Herbert was born on April 24, 1894 in Dublin, Ireland, UK as Denis Herbert Doyle. He was an actor, known for The Alcoa Hour (1955), 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941) and General John Regan (1938). He died in 1963 in New York, USA.

23. Viviana Ross

Actress | One Shot Left

Viviana was born on August 1995 in Dublin, Ireland, to romanian parents. Six Years later she and her family moved to Germany where she grew up trilingual.

Viviana was a born performer - as a child she danced and sang at every opportunity. She began acting as a member of the School Theatre and made ...

24. Charles A. Stevenson

Actor | The Spanish Dancer

Charles A. Stevenson was born on November 6, 1851 in Dublin, Ireland, UK as Charles Alexander Stevenson. He was an actor, known for The Spanish Dancer (1923), Passion Flower (1921) and Peter Pan (1924). He was married to Frances Riley and Kate Claxton. He died on July 2, 1929 in New York City, New ...

25. Vesey O'Davoren

Actor | Raffles

Vesey O'Davoren was born on December 8, 1888 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for Raffles (1939), My Son, My Son! (1940) and Ladies in Love (1936). He was married to Ivey de Verey. He died on May 30, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Richard F. Dalton

Assistant Director | The Avengers

Son of producer Emmet Dalton, sister of actress Audrey Dalton.

27. Bill Foley

Actor | The Outsider

Bill Foley was born in 1914 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for The Outsider (1979), Young Cassidy (1965) and Broth of a Boy (1959). He died on November 23, 1981.

28. Michael William Balfe

Soundtrack | Chaplin

Distant relative of Lorne Balfe, the Scottish film composer and producer. And also David Balfe (father of Lorne) who was a rock musician in the group Sunshine.

29. Trevor Courtney

Director | The Square Story

Trevor Courtney is an Dublin born film maker. After completing an MA in Animation at the ECA in 2008, he completed his 2nd short film 'King Pawn' which was screened at festivals internationally and picked up the 'Dom Kino' award in Russia for the best cinematic film. Following this, Trevor set up '...

30. Dion Boucicault

Writer | Conn, the Shaughraun

His second play, "London Assurance" (1841), foreshadowed the modern social drama. It was a big success and was frequently produced into the 20th century.

31. Charles Lawlor

Soundtrack | 42

Vaudeville singer and actor who composed the music for the old standard song, The Sidewalks of New York, in 1894, with lyricist James W. Blake. In 1924, blind and in poor health, Lawlor told the New York Times that he and Blake had sold the publishing rights to the song for $5,000 and received no ...

32. Hal Forde

Actor | The Vanderhoff Affair

Hal Forde was born on February 9, 1876 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for The Vanderhoff Affair (1915), The Primrose Path (1915) and Mayblossom (1917). He was married to Marion Edith Murts. He died on December 4, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

33. Owen Hall

Writer | Mountainous

Brother of writer Julia Frankau, who wrote under the pseudonym Frank Danby.

34. Moya Nugent

Actress | The Old Curiosity Shop

Moya Nugent was born on March 27, 1901 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. She was an actress, known for The Old Curiosity Shop (1913), The Auction Mart (1920) and The Lights of Home (1920). She died on January 26, 1954 in London, England.

35. Max Levitas

Fought Oswald Moseley's fascists in Cable Street in 1936.

37. Pat Noonan

Actor | The Mutiny of the Elsinore

Pat Noonan was born on January 9, 1887 in Dublin, Ireland, UK as Patrick Noonan. He was an actor, known for Mutiny on the Elsinore (1937), Kathleen (1937) and The Bride of the Lake (1934). He died on May 19, 1962 in Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

38. Lydia Helene Boylan

Self | Commonwealth Games

Lydia Helene Boylan was born on July 19, 1987 in Dublin, Ireland, UK.

39. Robert Anderson

Self | Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution

Sir Robert Anderson KCB (29 May 1841 - 15 November 1918) was the second Assistant Commissioner (Crime) of the London Metropolitan Police, from 1888 to 1901. He was also an intelligence officer, theologian and writer.

Anderson was born in Mountjoy Square, Dublin, Ireland. His father, Matthew Anderson...

40. Patrick Proctor

Art Department | Dancing at Lughnasa

Patrick Proctor was born on March 12, 1936 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He is known for his work on Dancing at Lughnasa (1998), The Last September (1999) and Heads (1969). He died on August 29, 2003.

42. Stephen Fay Jr.

Self | The Flynns' Journey to Ireland

Stephen Fay Jr. was born on April 17, 1982 in Dublin, Ireland, UK.

43. Patrick Pearse

Patrick Pearse was born on November 10, 1879 in 27 Great Brunswick Street, Dublin, Ireland, UK as Patrick Henry Pearse. He died on May 3, 1916 in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin, Ireland, UK [now Republic of Ireland].


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