Irish actors died in 1962

Here are 2 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died in 1962:

Richard Garrick

Richard Garrick (December 27, 1878 Portlaw-August 21, 1962 Los Angeles) also known as Richard T. Garrick, Garrick, Richard T. O'Brien, Richard Thomas O'Brien or Richard was an Irish film director and actor.

He began his acting career in the early 1900s in New York City, performing on Broadway and in vaudeville shows. He appeared in a number of silent films, such as "The House of Mirth" (1918) and "The Italian" (1915), but eventually transitioned into directing films himself.

Garrick directed and produced several notable films in the 1920s, including "The Warrens of Virginia" (1924) and "The Sporting Venus" (1925). He also directed several films with silent film star Mary Pickford, with whom he had a brief romantic relationship.

Later in his career, Garrick worked as an acting coach and drama teacher in Hollywood, where he trained a number of successful actors including Patricia Neal, Anthony Perkins, and Eleanor Parker. He passed away in Los Angeles in 1962 at the age of 83.

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Peter Gawthorne

Peter Gawthorne (September 1, 1884 Queen's County-March 17, 1962 London) was an Irish actor.

He began his career in theater before transitioning to film, appearing in over 130 films during the silent era and into the early talkies. He also lent his voice to various radio dramas and was known for his distinctive deep voice. Gawthorne continued acting until his death in 1962.

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