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Irish Actor Alan Devlin Passes Away Aged 64
20 May 2011 :
Alan Devlin
The funeral will take place today, Friday May 20th for veteran Irish actor, Alan Devlin. The stage and screen veteran died suddenly on Friday, May 13th at the age of 64. He is best known for his roles in films such as ‘War of the Buttons’, ‘Song for a Raggy Boy’, ‘Bloom’ and ‘The Wednesdays’ and for Noel Pearson’s stage version of ‘HMS Pinafore’.

The veteran actor appeared on stage and screen since the 1970s, starring in films such as ‘The Long Good Friday’, ‘Ordinary Decent Criminal’ and ‘The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne’ amongst many others. He also starred in TV dramas such as ‘The Crezz’, ‘Omagh’ and ‘Sinners’. He furthermore enjoyed much stage success, winning a West End Theatre award (now known as the prestigious Laurence Oliver award) for a London production of ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’.

The removal will take place at 1pm today from Quinn's of Glasthule in Dun Laoghaire, to Mount Jerome Crematorium, arriving there at 2pm for a Funeral Service.


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