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Pat Aherne
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Born Patrick de Lacy Aherne
(1901-01-06)6 January 1901
King's Norton, Worcestershire, England
Died 30 September 1970(1970-09-30) (aged 69)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, United States
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1924 - 1957
Spouse(s) Renée Houston

Patrick de Lacy "Pat" Aherne (6 January 1901 – 30 September 1970) was an English film actor.[1] Of Irish descent, he was the son of the architect William de Lacy Aherne, and the elder brother of the actor Brian Aherne. He was married to actress/comedian Renée Houston, with whom he adopted two children (Teri and Trevor) and had two children (Patrick Anthony and Alan Brian). Pat Aherne was a silent screen leading man, who was reduced to playing minor supporting roles after the transition to sound (due to hearing loss). His most notable on-screen appearances after 1930, were in Green Dolphin Street, Rocketship X-M and The Court Jester. He was a champion boxer and was in the first boxing film ever made. Pat was also a motorcycle trick rider and friend of Harley and Davidson.[2]

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