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Derrick O'Connor

Actor

Born - 3 January 1941, Dublin, Ireland
Died - 29 June 2018

Taut-featured, thin-lipped, often bearded Irish actor frequently seen in roguish or villainous roles, notably when going blond for his South African menace in Lethal Weapon 2. For some years a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, O'Connor began appearing in TV drama in the late 1960s, with film roles a few years later: Blood on Satan's Claw (1970), The Final Programme (1973), Butley (1974), Jabberwocky (1977), Sweeney 2 (1978), Hawk the Slayer (1980), Time Bandits (1981), The Missionary (1982), Brazil (1984), Hope and Glory (1987), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Dealers (1989), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Deep Rising (1998), End of Days (1989), Daredevil (2003), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), The Blue Hour (2007), Man from Reno (2014) and Pushing Dead (2016), his last. He died from pneumonia.