Sunday, October 25, 2015

Immigrant of the Day: Maureen O'Hara (1920-2015) RIP




Born in Ireland, famous actress Maureen O'Hara has died of natural causes at age 95 in Boise, Idaho.

O'Hara was known for playing passionate but sensible heroines, and often worked with director John Ford and longtime friend John Wayne. She was one of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

O'Hara co-starred with him in the Hollywood production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. She made a number of films with John Wayne and director John Ford.  One of those films was The Quiet Man (1952), which was set in Ireland.  O'Hara also starred in the Christmas classic Miracle on 34th Street (1947).

O'Hara was a naturalized U.S. citizen.




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