Irish actors died in 1960

Here are 1 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died in 1960:

Matt Moore

Matt Moore (January 8, 1888 Kells, County Meath-January 21, 1960 Hollywood) also known as Matthew Moore was an Irish actor and film director.

Moore started his career in New York City in the theatre before moving to Hollywood in the early 1910s to enter into the film industry. He appeared in over 200 films during his career, often in supporting roles. Some of his notable performances include "The Scarlet Letter" (1926), "The Big Trail" (1930), and "Of Human Bondage" (1934).

In addition to acting, Moore also directed several films, including "The Altar Stairs" (1922) and "Love in High Gear" (1932). He was also a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which is responsible for the annual Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars.

Moore was the brother of fellow actors Mary Moore and Owen Moore, and was the uncle of actress and activist Mary Tyler Moore. Moore retired from acting in the 1950s and passed away in Hollywood on January 21, 1960, aged 72.

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