Irish actors died at age 45

Here are 2 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died at 45:

Dermot Morgan

Dermot Morgan (March 3, 1952 Dublin-February 28, 1998 Hounslow) was an Irish comedian and actor.

He died in myocardial infarction.

Dermot Morgan was best known for his role as the title character in the Irish sitcom "Father Ted". He began his career as a schoolteacher but quickly moved into entertainment, writing and performing in the satirical comedy group, The Scrap Saturday Crew. Morgan's humor was often irreverent and satirical, targeting the Catholic Church and other institutions in Ireland. He also had success on radio and in theater before his breakout role in "Father Ted". Morgan's sudden death just days after the final episode of "Father Ted" aired was a shock to fans and colleagues alike, and his legacy as one of Ireland's most beloved and influential comedians lives on.

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Tyrone Power

Tyrone Power (April 5, 1795 Kilmacthomas-March 17, 1841) otherwise known as William Grattan Tyrone Power was an Irish actor, comedian and author. His child is Harold Littledale Power.

Tyrone Power was born into a renowned acting family and made his stage debut at the age of 15. He later moved to London and then to America where he performed in several productions including Shakespearean plays, melodramas and comedies. He also authored several plays and a book on his experiences as an actor titled Impressions of America. Power was known for his charismatic stage presence and his ability to capture the attention of audiences with his performances. He tragically died at the age of 45 while on tour in the United States, reportedly due to complications from drinking cold water while overheated. Despite his premature death, Tyrone Power remains a celebrated figure in the history of Irish and American theatre.

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