Irish actors died in 1991

Here are 1 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died in 1991:

J. G. Devlin

J. G. Devlin (October 8, 1907 Belfast-October 17, 1991 Belfast) a.k.a. James Gerard Devlin, Jimmy, James Devlin, Players from the Abbey Theatre Company, JG or Jimmy Devlin was an Irish actor.

He began his career with the Abbey Theatre in the early 1930s and quickly became one of the most prominent actors of his generation. Devlin was known for his commanding stage presence, and his performances in classic Irish plays like "The Plough and The Stars" and "Juno and The Paycock" are still remembered today.

In addition to his work on stage, Devlin also appeared in several films throughout his career. He made his screen debut in the 1949 film "The Big House" and went on to appear in other films like "Odd Man Out" and "Shake Hands With The Devil."

Devlin was also a frequent guest on radio and television, and he was known to be a talented storyteller as well as an actor. He retired from the Abbey Theatre in 1974 but continued to perform occasionally in other venues.

Throughout his career, Devlin received numerous awards and honors, including an honorary doctorate from Queen's University Belfast. He was widely respected and admired both in Ireland and beyond, and he is remembered as one of the great figures of Irish theatre.

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