Saturday, October 24, 2015

#BreakingNews RIP Maureen O'Hara - age 95 - Irish-born Actress from Miracle on 34th Street

Maureen O'Hara, Hollywood actress, has died at the age of 95. (17 August 1920 – 24 October 2015)   She was American, Irish-born actress and singer. O'Hara died in her sleep at her home in Boise, Idaho. O'Hara starred in the 1941 multi-Oscar winning drama, How Green Was My Valley. She also starred with John Wayne, in films, most notably the Quiet Man. O'Hara was born in Dublin, the eldest of six children, and moved to Hollywood in 1939 where she became a US citizen. She was awarded an honorary Oscar in 2014 Her first film was My Irish Molly, the only appearance under her real name FitzSimons. Other popular films include Miracle on 34th Street, the Hunchback of Notre Dame and the Parent Trap. She was a Roman Catholic. Her husband died 1978 in a plane crash. O'Hara was married three times
George H. Brown (m. 1939; annulled in 1941); to Will Price (m. 1941; div. 1953) who was an alcoholic and abusive, he died in 1962. Then she married Charles F. Blair, Jr. (m. 1968; widowed 1978)
Price and O'Hara had one child in 1944, a daughter named Bronwyn FitzSimons Price. Bronwyn has one son, Conor Beau FitzSimons, born on 8 September 1970.(pictured below - Image Share John Wayne Museum - Google) Please Pray for the Repose of her Soul and her family....

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

O'Hara never told the secret whisper. Benjamin Franklin once said, "Three can keep a secret, if two are dead."