Here are 2 famous actors from Republic of Ireland died in 2007:
Kieron Moore (October 5, 1924 Skibbereen-July 15, 2007 Charente-Maritime) also known as Ciarán Ó hAnnracháin, Kieron O’Hanrahan or Keiron O'Hanrahan was an Irish actor, editor and documentary filmmaker. His children are called Colm Moore, Seán Moore, Casey Moore and Theresa Moore.
Moore studied French and German at Trinity College Dublin before moving to London to pursue acting. He started his career in the mid-1940s with small roles in British films like "The Three Weird Sisters" and "Anna Karenina". However, he gained international recognition for his role as Sir Thomas More in the Broadway production of Robert Bolt's "A Man for All Seasons" in 1961.
Moore also worked as an editor and documentary filmmaker, providing narration for documentaries such as "The Devil's Disciple" (1959) and "The Viking Watch of the Danish Seamen" (1961). His prolific acting career continued until the 1980s, appearing in popular television shows like "The Avengers" and "The Saint", as well as films like "Murder at the Gallop" and "The Day the Earth Caught Fire".
Moore retired to the Charente-Maritime region of France, where he lived until his death in 2007 at the age of 82.
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Tom Murphy (January 15, 1968 Harare-October 6, 2007 Dublin) also known as Tom Jordan Murphy was an Irish actor.
He was best known for his roles in acclaimed Irish films such as "Adam and Paul" and "The Wind That Shakes the Barley". Murphy also had a successful career on stage, appearing in several productions in Dublin's Abbey Theatre, as well as on Broadway. He tragically died at the age of 39 from lymphoma, leaving behind his wife and two children. Despite his short career, Murphy is remembered as one of Ireland's greatest actors and a champion of Irish theatre and film.
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