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David Kelly
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    (July 11, 1929-February 12, 2012)
    Born in Dublin, Ireland
    Appeared in the films 'Dublin Nightmare' (1958), 'Ulysses' (1967), 'The Italian Job' (1969), 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' (1977), 'The Jigsaw Man' (1984), 'Joyriders' (1989), 'A Man of No Importance' (1994), 'Waking Ned Devine' (1998), 'Ordinary Decent Criminal' (2000), 'Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London' (2004), 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' (2005) and 'The Kovak Box' (2006)
    Portrayed Albert Riddle in the British TV series 'Robin's Nest' (1977-81) and Rashers Tierney in the Irish TV miniseries 'Strumpet City' (1980)
    Received a lifetime achievement award from the Irish Film and Television Academy (2005)
    He wore colorful bow ties to look like 'a Bohemian artist.'
    When he was 69, he rode a motorcycle nude for 'Waking Ned Devine.'
    He usually played characters older than his actual age, noting 'On my 70th birthday, some journalist wrote 'David Kelly is 70 today. But what I want to know is how come he's been 70 for the past 40 years.' '
    He was married to Laurie Morton for 50 years until his death.
    He was a distinguished stage actor, appearing in everything from Shakespeare to Samuel Beckett.
    He noted about his breakthrough role, 'I was nine minutes on the screen of Fawlty Towers [as incompetent builder Mr. O'Reilly] and I was signing autographs all over the world.'

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