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Liam Redmond ACTOR




LIAM REDMOND BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Liam Redmond was born on July 27th, 1913 in Limerick, Ireland, born to Thomas and Eileen Redmond.  He had three other siblings and was raised in Dublin.  Once he finished high school, Redmond enrolled at the University College of Dublin and began with studying medicine, although he later changed his major to drama.

While studying at university, he participated in a number of school productions.  During one of his performances, he was seen by a Irish poet and dramatist, William Butler Yeats and was asked to join the Abbey Theater as a guest producer.

Along with working as a producer, Redmond also debuted in the play, "The Silver Tassie".  Soon he moved to New York and began adding more stage credits to his resume such as, "The White Steed", however when World War II occurred, he relocated back to Europe and continued working as an actor in London.

Over the course of his early stage career he appeared in such productions as, "The Playboy of the Western World", "Juno and the Paycock", "The Square Ring", "The Doctor's Dilemma", "The Island" and The Wayward Saint" on Broadway.

With so much stage experience he began to break into the television and film industry first adding a number of British television series to his resume such as, "Z Cars" and "The Avengers".

Other television series he appeared on over the course of his career included, "The Misfit", "Play for Today", "Your Only Young Twice", "The Gamblers", "Gunsmoke", "The Saint", "Daniel Boone" and "Wagon Train" among others.

Redmond also appeared in a variety of films.  Some of his more well known roles included, "The Adventuress" (1946), "Captain Boycott" (1947) starring Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Mervyn Johns, Alastair Sim, Cecil Parker and Robert Donat, "High Treason" (1951) with Anthony Bushell, Kenneth Griffith and Andre Morell, "The Cruel Sea" (1953) starring Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker, Virginia McKenna and Moira Lister, "Playboy of the Western World" (1963) with Gary Raymond and Siobhán McKenna, Elspeth March and Niall MacGinnis, "Kid Galahad" (1962) starring Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Charles Bronson, Lola Albright, Robert Emhardt, Joan Blackman, Judson Pratt, Ned Glass, Red West and Edward Asner and "The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin" (1967) starring Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, Karl Malden, Arthur Hunnicutt, Dub Taylor, Parley Baer, Harry Guardino, Hermione Baddeley and Richard Haydn and "Tobruk" (1967) starring Rock Hudson, George Peppard, Nigel Green, Jack Watson, Percy Herbert, Leo Gordon and Guy Stockwell.

His final acting roles were in 1975 on the films, "Philadelphia, Here I Come" starring alongside Donal McCann, Des Cave, Siobhan McKenna and Eamon A. Kelly and "Barry Lyndon" starring Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Steven Berkoff, Gay Hamilton and Hardy Kruger.  He then chose to retire from the industry and remained living in Dublin until he passed away on October 28th, 1989 at the age of seventy six.  He had four children from his only marriage to Barbara MacDonagh whom he was married to from 1936 until she passed away in 1987.   


Filmography

1975         Barry Lyndon
1975         Philadelphia, Here I Come
1974         Play for Today 
1965-1974     Armchair Theatre 
1973         And No One Could Save Her 
1967-1971     ITV Playhouse
1971         You're Only Young Twice 
1971         ITV Saturday Night Theatre 
1971         The Misfit
1969         David Copperfield
1969         Hans Brinker 
1969         Fraud Squad
1969 Till     Death Us Do Part
1966-1968     The Avengers
1968         The Revenue Men 
1968         The Gamblers
1967         The Sky Bike
1967         The Wednesday Play 
1967         The Last Safari
1964-1967     ITV Play of the Week 
1967         The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
1967         The 25th Hour
1967         Tobruk
1966         The Saint
1966         The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
1965         Daniel Boone
1965         No Hiding Place
1965         The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
1964         The Luck of Ginger Coffey
1964         Swizzlewick
1964         It's Dark Outside
1964         Alive and Kicking
1963         Z Cars
1962-1963     Wagon Train
1963         Playboy of the Western World
1963         Going My Way
1962         Kid Galahad
1962         Kraft Mystery Theater
1962         The Phantom of the Opera
1962         Gunsmoke 
1962         The Valiant
1961         Adventures in Paradise
1961         Drama Into Opera: Oedipus Rex
1961         Hong Kong
1960         Shirley Temple Theatre
1959-1960     The DuPont Show of the Month
1960         Eugene O'Neill: The Moon of the Caribbees Bound East for Cardiff in the Zone
1960         Under Ten Flags
1960         Captain Brassbound's Conversion 
1960         The Tempest 
1960         Scent of Mystery
1960         Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 
1959         The Boy and the Bridge
1959         The Third Man
1959         No Trees in the Street
1958         She Didn't Say No!
1958         Ice Cold in Alex
1958         Roone
1958         The Diplomatic Corpse
1957         Curse of the Demon
1957         The Long Haul
1956         Assignment Foreign Legion
1956         The Alcoa Hour
1956         Lux Video Theatre
1956         Safari
1956         Blonde Sinner
1956         Jacqueline
1956         23 Paces to Baker Street
1955         The Glass Tomb
1953-1955     Rheingold Theatre 
1954         Passing Stranger
1954         The Divided Heart
1954         The Last Appointment
1954         Tonight's the Night
1954         Devil on Horseback
1953         The Cruel Sea
1952         The Gentle Gunman
1951         High Treason
1950         Murder on the Air
1949         Sword in the Desert
1949         Saints and Sinners
1948         Daughter of Darkness
1947         Captain Boycott
1946         The Adventuress







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