Here are 1 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died in 1980:
Patrick Campbell, 3rd Baron Glenavy (June 6, 1913 Dublin-November 10, 1980 Cannes) a.k.a. Patrick Gordon Campbell, Lord Glenavy or Patrick Campbell was an Irish screenwriter, actor, journalist, humorist and tv personality.
He was the son of Sir John Campbell, a surgeon who became a politician. Campbell was educated at Eton College and Oxford University before starting his career as a journalist. He worked for several newspapers in London before moving into broadcasting, where he became a popular television personality in the 1950s and 60s.
Campbell was also a talented screenwriter and wrote several successful films, including "The Belles of St. Trinian's" and "Brothers in Law". He was known for his witty and satirical style of writing and his work often dealt with the absurdities of British society.
In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Campbell was an avid collector and patron of the arts. He was a member of the board of trustees for the National Portrait Gallery in London and was a frequent visitor to the Cannes Film Festival, where he was known for his wit, charm, and impeccable style.
Campbell was married twice and had three children. He passed away in Cannes, France in 1980 at the age of 67.
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