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Arthur Shields
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Actor
    (February 15, 1896-April 27, 1970)
    Born in Dublin, Ireland
    Younger brother of actor Barry Fitzgerald
    Appeared in the films 'Knocknagow' (1918), 'The Plough and the Stars' (1936), 'Drums Along the Mohawk' (1939), 'How Green Was My Valley' (1941), 'Lassie Come Home' (1943), 'National Velvet' (1944), 'The Corn Is Green' (1945), 'The Valley of Decision' (1945), 'Challenge to Lassie' (1949) 'She Wore a Yellow Ribbon' (1949), 'Apache Drums' (1951), 'The Quiet Man' (1952), 'Enchanted Island' (1958) and 'The Pigeon That Took Rome' (1962)
    He was arrested and imprisoned for taking part in the Easter Rebellion (1916).
    He was typecast as men of the cloth.
    He was a pitchman for Swiss Colony Wines.
    He joined Dublin's famed Abbey Theatre as a teen, and would work as an actor, director, stage manager, and tour manager.
    After several months in prison, he was released by a British officer who recognized him from the Abbey and told him to go back to acting and to forget 'all this revolutionary nonsense.'
    He had less of a brogue than his brother, so, unlike Fitzgerald, he got to portray nationalities other than the Irish.

Credit: C. Fishel


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