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Publicity photo autographed 1958
|Died||21 August 1981 (aged 70)|
Outside Ireland he is probably best known for his minor role as General Willard in Star Wars (1977), but viewers of horror films might also remember him as the sceptical Inspector Mulrooney in The Mummy (1959) and as the kindly Dr. Reginald Landers in Island of Terror (1966). He also appeared as Inspector O'Neill in the film Jack the Ripper (1959). He appeared in the TV series 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' (1957), Season 3, Episode 5 as the lord of the manor.
Eddie Byrne was born in Dublin. He was married to Kitty, and had four children: Frank Byrne, Susan Byrne, Michael Byrne & Catherine Byrne. He died of a stroke in Dublin in 1981.
|1946||I See a Dark Stranger||Irish Sailor Lookout||Uncredited|
|Odd Man Out||Sailor and policeman|
|Captain Boycott||Sean Kerin|
|1949||Saints and Sinners||Morreys|
|1951||Lady Godiva Rides Again||Eddie Mooney||Released as Bikini Baby in USA|
|1952||Time Gentlemen, Please!||Dan Dance||The principal character of the film|
|The Gentle Gunman||Flynn|
|1953||The Square Ring||Lou Lewis|
|Albert R.N.||Joe||Released as Break to Freedom in USA|
|1954||Trouble in the Glen||Dinny Sullivan|
|Happy Ever After||Lannigan|
|Twist of Fate||Luigi|
|The Divided Heart||Second Justice|
|The Sea Shall Not Have Them||Petty officer porter|
|1955||Three Cases of Murder||Snyder||("The Picture" segment)|
|Children Galore||Zacky Jones|
|A Kid for Two Farthings||Sylvester the Photographer||Uncredited|
|Stolen Assignment||Inspector Corcoran|
|One Way Out||Supt. Harcourt|
|1956||Reach for the Sky||Flight Sergeant Mills|
|It's Great to Be Young||Morris|
|The Extra Day||Robin|
|1957||The Man in the Sky||Ashmore|
|Seven Waves Away||Michael Faroni||Released as Abandon Ship in USA|
|Face in the Night||Art||Released as Menace in the Night in USA|
|The Admirable Crichton||Captain||Released as Paradise Lagoon in USA|
|These Dangerous Years||Danny||Released as Dangerous Youth in USA|
|Floods of Fear||Sheriff|
|1959||Jack the Ripper||Inspector O'Neill|
|The Mummy||Inspector Mulrooney|
|The Bridal Path||Mike Flanagan|
|The Bulldog Breed||PO Filkins|
|Johnny Nobody||Landlord O'Connor|
|1962||Locker 69||Simon York||Edgar Wallace Mysteries episode released as a featurette|
|The Pot Carriers||Chief Officer Bailey|
|Mutiny on the Bounty||John Fryer|
|1963||The Punch and Judy Man||Ice Cream Assistant|
|The Running Man||Sam Crewdson|
|The Break||Judd Tredgar|
|1965||Devils of Darkness||Dr. Kelsey|
|1966||Island of Terror||Dr. Reginald Landers|
|1967||The Vengeance of Fu Manchu||Ship's Captain||Uncredited|
|1969||Sinful Davey||Yorkshire Bill|
|Where's Jack?||Rev. Wagstaff|
|Guns in the Heather||Bailey|
|1971||Journey to Murder||Policeman||(The Killing Bottle)|
|1972||All Coppers Are...||Malloy|
|1973||Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width||Father Ignatious|
|The MacKintosh Man||Fisherman|
|1977||A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man||Teacher|
|Star Wars||General Willard||Final live action feature film appearance|
|1993||The Thief and the Cobbler||Hoof||Voice, (final film role)|
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