People from Dublin (city)

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  1. Maureen O'Hara
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    Maureen O'Hara

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    Maureen O'Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons; 17 August 1920 – 24 October 2015) was an Irish-American film actress and singer. She was first educated at the John Street West Girls' School near Thomas Street in Dublin's Liberties Area. From the ages of 6 to 17 she trained in drama, music and dance, and at the age of 10 joined the Rathmines Theatre Company and worked in amateur theatre in the evenings, after her lessons. The famously red-headed O'Hara was known for playing fiercely passionate heroines with a highly sensible attitude. She often worked with director John Ford and longtime friend John Wayne. Her autobiography, 'Tis Herself, was published in 2004 and was a New York Times Bestseller. She was one of the last living actresses from the Golden Age of Hollywood.


  2. Sarah Bolger
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    Sarah Bolger

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    Sarah Lee Bolger (born 28 February 1991) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her roles in the films In America, Stormbreaker, and The Spiderwick Chronicles, as well as her award winning role as Lady Mary Tudor in the TV series The Tudors, and for guest starring as Princess Aurora in Once Upon a Time.


  3. Rosanna Davison
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    Rosanna Davison

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    Rosanna Diane Davison (born 17 April 1984) is an Irish actress, singer, model and beauty queen who was the winner of the Miss World 2003 title. She is the daughter of musician Chris de Burgh, and the song "For Rosanna" was written by her father for his 1986 album, Into the Light in her honour.


  4. Alison Doody
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    Alison Doody

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    Alison Doody (born 11 November 1966) is an Irish actress and model. After making her feature film debut with a small part in Bond film A View to a Kill (1985), she went on to play Nazi-sympathising archaeologist Elsa Schneider, in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Other roles include Siobhan Donavan in A Prayer for the Dying (1987), Charlotte in Taffin (1988) and Rebecca Flannery in Major League II (1994).


  5. Bono
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    Bono

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    Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono (/ˈbɒn/), is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2. Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, frequently using religious, social, and political themes. During U2's early years, Bono's lyrics contributed to their rebellious and spiritual tone. As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with the other members.


  6. Eve Hewson
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    Eve Hewson

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    Memphis Eve Sunny Day Hewson (born 7 July 1991), known professionally as Eve Hewson, is an Irish actress. Her first major role was in the 2011 film This Must Be the Place.


  7. Gabriel Byrne
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    Gabriel Byrne

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    Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1951) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979. Byrne's screen debut came in the Irish soap opera The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken. He has now starred in over 35 feature films, such as The Usual Suspects, Miller's Crossing, Stigmata, Spider and End of Days, in addition to writing two. Byrne's producing credits include the Academy Award–nominated In the Name of the Father. He has received much critical acclaim for his role as Dr. Paul Weston in the HBO drama In Treatment.


  8. Jonas Armstrong
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    Jonas Armstrong

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    William Jonas Armstrong (born 1 January 1981) is an Irish actor best known for his appearances on television in the United Kingdom, where he played the titular role in the BBC One drama series Robin Hood.


  9. Georgia Salpa
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    Georgia Salpa

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    Georgia Salpa (Greek: Γεωργία Σάλπα; born 14 May 1985) is a Greek-born Irish glamour model.


  10. Danny O'Donoghue
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    Danny O'Donoghue

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    Daniel John Mark Luke O'Donoghue (born 3 October 1979) is an Irish singer-songwriter known for being the frontman of the Irish pop band The Script and as a coach on the first two series of the television singing talent show The Voice UK.


  11. Laura O'Toole
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    Laura O'Toole

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    Laura O'Toole (born 5 June 1985) is an Irish actress.


  12. Aidan Gillen
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    Aidan Gillen

    26,089 views

    Aidan Gillen (/ˈɡɪlɛn/; born Aidan Murphy; 24 April 1968) is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying CIA in The Dark Knight Rises, Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones, Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk, John Boy in the RTÉ Television series Love/Hate, and Tommy Carcetti in the HBO series The Wire.


  13. Dominique McElligott
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    Dominique McElligott

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    Dominique McElligott (born 5 March 1986) is an Irish actress, appearing primarily in independent films. She starred in Moon and the RTÉ series Raw before leaving to film Leap Year. From 2011 to 2012, she played a lead role in the AMC series Hell on Wheels. In 2015, she starred in ABC's The Astronaut Wives Club.


  14. Peggy Cummins
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    Peggy Cummins

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    Peggy Cummins (born 18 December 1925) is a retired Welsh-born Irish actress, best known for her performance in Joseph H. Lewis' Gun Crazy (1949), playing a trigger-happy femme fatale, who robs banks with her lover (played by John Dall).


  15. Glenn Quinn
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    Glenn Quinn

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    Glenn Martin Christopher Francis Quinn (May 28, 1970 – December 3, 2002) was an Irish actor in television and film, known for playing Mark Healy in the American sitcom Roseanne, and Doyle, a half-demon, on the 1999–2004 television series Angel, a spin-off series of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


  16. Maria Doyle Kennedy
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    Maria Doyle Kennedy

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    Maria Josephine Doyle Kennedy (born 25 September 1964) is an Irish singer, songwriter, and television/film actress. With a singing career that has spanned nearly thirty years and an acting career that has spanned twenty five, she has established herself as one of Ireland's most prolific artists and entertainers. As an actress, she is best known for her film role as Natalie Murphy in The Commitments and for her extensive television roles as Catherine of Aragon on The Tudors, Vera Bates on Downton Abbey, and Siobhán Sadler on Orphan Black. As a musician, she is well known for her world wide hit folk albums Mütter and Sing, as well as for releasing two albums between 1989 and 1992 as part of The Black Velvet Band.


  17. Phil Lynott
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    Phil Lynott

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    Philip Parris "Phil" Lynott (/ˈlnət/; 20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. His most commercially successful group was Thin Lizzy, of which he was a founding member, the principal songwriter, lead vocalist and bassist. He later also found success as a solo artist.


  18. Oscar Wilde
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    Oscar Wilde

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    Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.


  19. Mary Black
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    Mary Black

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    Mary Black (born 23 May 1955) is an Irish singer. She is well known as an interpreter of both folk and modern material which has made her a major recording artist in her native Ireland, and in many other parts of the world.


  20. Orla Brady
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    Orla Brady

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    Orla Brady (born 28 March 1961) is an Irish actress.


  21. Sophie Vavasseur
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    Sophie Vavasseur

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    Sophie Vavasseur (born 1992) is an Irish actress best known for her award-nominated role as Evelyn Doyle in the Irish film Evelyn.


  22. Genevieve O'Reilly
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    Genevieve O'Reilly

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    Genevieve O'Reilly (born January 6, 1977) is an Irish actress who has worked in both the United Kingdom and Australia.


  23. Shane Lynch
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    Shane Lynch

    5,270 views

    Shane Lynch (born Shane Eamon Mark Stephen Lynch; 3 July 1976) is an Irish singer-songwriter, actor and professional drift driver, best known as a member of Boyzone. In recent years he has taken up auto racing, participated in reality shows, and appeared as a judge on The All Ireland Talent Show.


  24. Graham Norton
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    Graham Norton

    5,087 views

    Graham William Walker (born 4 April 1963), better known by the stage name Graham Norton, is an Irish television and radio presenter, comedian, and actor based in the United Kingdom. He is a five-time BAFTA TV Award winner for his comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show. Previously shown on BBC Two, it took the prestigious Friday night slot on BBC One from Jonathan Ross in 2010. He also presents on BBC Radio 2 and is the BBC television commentator of the Eurovision Song Contest, which led Hot Press to describe him as "the 21st century's answer to Terry Wogan". Norton is known for his innuendo-laden dialogue and flamboyant presentation style. In 2012, he sold his production company, So Television, to ITV for around £17 million.


  25. Lisa Kelly
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    Lisa Kelly

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    Lisa Ann Kelly (Irish Laoise Ní Cheallaigh, born May 7, 1977) is a singer of both classical and Celtic music. She has taken part in many musical theatre productions and concerts, and is a founding and former member of the musical group Celtic Woman.


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