Birth Name: William Joseph Shields
Born: 10 March 1888 Died: 4 January 1961
Country of origin: Ireland
Height: 5' 4"
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Barry Fitzgerald (March 10, 1888 - January 14, 1961) was an Irish actor. Born William Joseph Shields in Dublin, he joined the Abbey Theatre, and starred in such plays as Sean O'Casey's Juno And The Paycock, a role he recreated for Alfred Hitchcock in his screen debut in 1930.
Fitzgerald went to Hollywood to star in another O'Casey work, The Plough And The Stars, directed by John Ford. He had a successful Hollywood career in such films as The Long Voyage Home, How Green Was My Vall