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Barry Fitzgerald

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Birth Name: William Joseph Shields

Born: 10 March 1888 Died: 4 January 1961

Country of origin: Ireland

Height: 5' 4"


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Leading and Supporting Nominations - Actor/Actress (145 items)
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AFI's Male Legends Nominations (252 items)
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Published 3 years, 1 month ago
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Academy Award Winners 1940-1949 (39 items)
list by Blue Pineapple
Published 5 years, 2 months ago
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Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Film (69 items)
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Published 2 years, 5 months ago
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Hollywood Walk of Fame - F (95 items)
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Published 1 year, 3 months ago

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Description: 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 Valley, And Then There Were None and The Quiet Man. He performed a feat never done in the history of the Academy Awards when he was nominated for both t ... (more)
Tags: Died 1961 (2), Born 1888 (2), Actor (2), Irish (2), Film Actor (1), Died Aged 72 (1), DN (1), 1950s (1), 1940s (1), 1930s (1), Male (1)
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2. The Quiet Man (1952)
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5. The Naked City (1948)
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7.4
80 Watched




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3. What's My Line? (1950)
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Kandi added this to a list 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Leading and Supporting Nominations - Actor/Actress (145 person items)

" 1945 Won Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Going My Way (1944) 1945 Nominated Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Going My Way (1944) "Fitzgerald achieved a feat unmatched in the history of the Academy Awards: he was nominated for both the Best Actor and the Best Supporting Actor for the same performance, as "Father Fitzgibbon" in Going My Way (1944). (Academy Award rules have since been changed to prevent this.) He won the Best Supporting Actor Award." (Wikip├ędia) "


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Academy Award Winners 1940-1949 (39 person items)

"Best Supporting Actor (1944) - "Going My Way""



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