Irish actors died in 1973

Here are 3 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died in 1973:

John Ford

John Ford (February 1, 1894 Cape Elizabeth-August 31, 1973 Palm Desert) also known as John Martin Feeney, Uncle Jack, The Admiral, Jack, Pappy, Coach, John M. Feeney, Jack Ford, Rear Admiral John Ford USNVR Ret., Commander John Ford, John Ford Captain U.S.N.R., Lt. Cmdr. John Ford U.S.N.R., The Liberal Democrat at Republic, Sean Aloysius O'Feeny, Sean Aloysius O'Fearna, Bull, Sean Aloysius, John Martin O'Feeney, John Martin "Jack" Feeney or Jack Francis was an Irish film director, film producer, actor, screenwriter, writer and cinematographer. He had two children, Barbara Ford and Patrick Ford.

John Ford is considered as one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of American cinema. He directed more than 140 films, including some of the most iconic and influential movies of all time, such as "The Searchers," "Stagecoach," "The Grapes of Wrath," and "The Quiet Man." His films often explored themes of Americana, heroism, and the human condition.

Ford began his career in the film industry in the early 1910s as a stagehand, and he gradually worked his way up to become a director. Throughout his career, he won multiple Academy Awards, including Best Director for "The Informer," "The Grapes of Wrath," "How Green Was My Valley," and "The Quiet Man."

Besides his prolific career in Hollywood, Ford also served in the US Navy during World War II, where he produced and directed documentaries for the Allied war effort. His significant contributions to American cinema continue to influence filmmakers today, and he remains a revered figure in the industry.

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Jack MacGowran

Jack MacGowran (October 13, 1918 Dublin-January 31, 1973 New York City) also known as John Joseph MacGowran, John Joseph "Jack" MacGowran, Jack MacGowan or Jack McGowran was an Irish actor. His child is called Tara MacGowran.

MacGowran was known for his work in the theatre, particularly his collaborations with playwright Samuel Beckett. He appeared in the original productions of several of Beckett's plays, including "Endgame" and "Krapp's Last Tape." He also had a successful career in film, appearing in a number of notable productions, including "The Exorcist" and "The Fearless Vampire Killers."

In addition to his acting work, MacGowran was a talented musician and performed frequently as a singer and guitarist. He was also a noted raconteur, known for his entertaining stories and anecdotes.

MacGowran died in 1973 at the age of 54 from complications related to influenza. He was remembered by his colleagues and fans for his unique talent and his contributions to both theatre and film.

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Max Adrian

Max Adrian (November 1, 1903 Enniskillen-January 19, 1973 Wonersh) otherwise known as Max Bor, Guy Thornton Bor or Max Cavendish was an Irish actor, singer and comedian.

Born into a family of musicians, Adrian started his career as a choirboy and went on to perform in various musical productions, including the London premiere of Show Boat. He later transitioned into acting and became a regular on the West End stage, starring in productions such as The Threepenny Opera and Fiddler on the Roof. Adrian was also a prominent actor in British film and television, receiving critical acclaim for his performances in The Wooden Horse, The Cruel Sea and The Prince and the Showgirl. In addition to his acting career, Adrian was also an accomplished singer, releasing several albums and performing with the London Symphony Orchestra. He continued to act until his death in 1973 at the age of 69.

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