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T P McKenna

Actor

Born - 7 September 1929, Mullagh, Co Cavan, Ireland
Died - 13 February 2011

Brown-haired, wry-mouthed, orotund Irish actor, rarely seen smiling in nearly 50 years of character roles. Born Thomas Patrick McKenna, he swiftly built up a massive gallery of film and TV roles after a movie debut in another Irish great, Barry Fitzgerald's last film, Broth of a Boy (1959). Scores more followed, including Shake Hands with the Devil (1959), A Terrible Beauty (1960), Johnny Nobody (1961), The Quare Fellow (1962), Girl with Green Eyes (1964), Young Cassidy (1965), Ulysses (1967), The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Perfect Friday (1970, Villain (1971), Straw Dogs (1971), All Creatures Great and Small (1975), Silver Dream Racer (1980), Britannia Hospital (1982), Memed My Hawk (1984), Valmont (1989), Monarch (2000), The Boys from County Clare (2003), and The Libertine (2004), his last. He died after a long illness.