Here are 2 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died in 1989:
Ray McAnally (March 30, 1926 Buncrana-June 15, 1989 County Wicklow) also known as Ray McAnnally was an Irish actor. He had four children, Conor McAnally, Aonghus McAnally, Maire McAnally and Niamh McAnally.
McAnally began his acting career in the 1940s, performing with the Abbey Theatre. He went on to have a successful career in film, television, and theater in both Ireland and the United Kingdom. Some of his most notable roles include appearances in the films "The Mission" and "My Left Foot", and the television series "The Irish R.M.".
McAnally was widely regarded as one of Ireland's greatest actors, and was the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, including an Olivier Award for his performance in "Juno and the Paycock". He was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "My Left Foot".
Tragically, McAnally died at the age of 63 due to a heart attack while on vacation in County Wicklow. He is remembered as a talented and versatile actor who made a significant contribution to Irish and British theater and film.
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Liam Redmond (July 27, 1913 Limerick-October 31, 1989 Dublin) was an Irish actor.
He began his career in theatre in the 1940s before transitioning to film and television in the 1950s. Redmond appeared in numerous films including "Darby O'Gill and the Little People" (1959), "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1962), and "Camelot" (1967). He often played authority figures such as judges, priests, and military officers. Redmond was also a prolific voice actor and provided the narration for the first season of the television series "The Avengers" (1961-1962). In addition to his acting career, Redmond was a classical music enthusiast and served as a BBC radio presenter for their classical music program. He passed away at the age of 76 due to complications from a stroke.
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