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Pat Laffan

Actor

Born - 2 February 1940, County Meath, Ireland
Died - 14 March 2019

Giant-sized Irish actor, a distinguished thespian best known to UK viewers as Postman Pat in the Father Ted TV comedy series. But he was also unmistakeable in his film appearances, mostly in ebullient cameos, which only really took flight in middle age: Girl with Green Eyes (1964), I Can't...I Can't/Wedding Night (1969), Flight of the Doves (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), Pigs (1984), My Left Foot (1989), After Midnight (1990), Hear My Song (1991), The Playboys (1992), The Snapper (1993), Fatal Inheritance (1993), War of the Buttons (1994), An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), Trojan Eddie (1996), The Saint (1997), The Serpent's Kiss (1997), The General (1998), Most Important (1999), The Closer You Get (2000), Country (2000), How Harry Became a Tree (2001), The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003), The Queen (2006), Waiting for Dublin (2007), The Race (2009), Leap Year (2010) and War Horse (2011), his last feature.