Dermot Kelly (actor)

Dermot Kelly (1918–1980) was an Irish actor often in comic roles, in films and on TV.[1][2][3] He achieved popularity as a recurring tramp character, sidekick to Arthur Haynes's vagrant, in TV's The Arthur Haynes Show in the early 1960s.[4][5] Previously on stage with Dublin's Abbey Theatre,[6] he was in the original stage and film versions of Brendan Behan's The Quare Fellow, in 1954 and 1962, respectively.[7][8]

Dermot Kelly
Actor Dermot Kelly.jpg
Born(1918-05-15)15 May 1918
Died18 February 1980(1980-02-18) (aged 61)
Dublin, Ireland
OccupationActor

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dermot Kelly". BFI.
  2. ^ "Dermot Kelly | Movies and Filmography". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "Dermot Kelly (1917-1980) - Find A Grave Memorial".
  4. ^ "Arthur Haynes". July 20, 2018.
  5. ^ "BFI Screenonline: Speight, Johnny (1920-1998) Biography". www.screenonline.org.uk.
  6. ^ "Drama at Inish - Is Life Worth Living? 1940 (Abbey) | Abbey Archives | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach". Abbey Theatre.
  7. ^ http://www.irishplayography.com/play.aspx?playid=31525
  8. ^ "The Quare Fellow (1962)". BFI.

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