John Ireland
Actor
John Ireland
John Benjamin Ireland was a Canadian actor and film director
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Column: Murphy, O'Shea and Mulligan - they didn't stay - Worthington Daily Globe
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WORTHINGTON — It is said that when Bishop John Ireland died at St. Paul (1918) his funeral was attended by eight archbishops, 30 bishops, 12 monsignors, 700 priests and 200 seminarians. Wow! WORTHINGTON — It is said that when Bishop John Ireland died
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Simi Valley family reunites with members from Italy - Ventura County Star
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Angelo Lerro (left) and his father Vincenzo look at photos that John Ireland (right) took on a recent trip to Italy. The Lerros, who are from Italy, were visiting Ireland's mother Gail, who is second cousin to Vincenzo
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For Rapids' Moor, ironman streak just a number - Major League Soccer
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“I joked with him he might be the eighth wonder of the world to get through the injury and play a full 90 minutes,” said John Ireland, Rapids strength and conditioning coach. “We nursed him the first half of the week and he had to show me he could go
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Make or Break Year For Neuheisel - ESPN
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Steve Mason and John Ireland discuss whether UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel is on the hot seat. By Arash Markazi "The Football Monopoly in LA is Officially Over." From the moment Rick Neuheisel was hired to become UCLA's head coach in 2008,
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Film screenings in the Hartford area, Aug. 18-24, 2011 - Hartford Courant
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R. The Fast and the Furious — John Ireland and Dorothy Malone star in Roger Corman's low-budget 1955 thriller about a man on the run from the cops. Monday at 1 pm at Rave Enfield, inside the mall. $3 admission includes popcorn, soda and raffle
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Paula Allen: Wedding in Governor's Mansion a quiet affair - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
John Ireland, in the newly built Governor's Mansion. I am interested to know more about the affair, but my attempts to research Austin mansion weddings have proved fruitless. I'm hoping that you have more extensive resources available to you that shed
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Audio: On the air with Kevin Prince - ESPN (blog)
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UCLA quarterback Kevin Prince joined ESPN 710 radio's Steve Mason and John Ireland to talk about overcoming injuries, the quarterback competition and the Pistol offense. Listen to the interview here. You are fully responsible for the
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Former Lakers announcer Spero Dedes joins Knicks broadcast team - Los Angeles Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
They selected John Ireland, who has served as the Lakers' sideline reporter on KCAL since the 2002-03 season and the current host of of 710-AM's Mason & Ireland, to call play-by-play for the Lakers' flagship radio station with former Laker Mychal
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Photo Album: She Liked Nice Things - Irish Central
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Agnes and John shared some common family ties – two of their grandfathers came from County Cork together in 1864 and settled in Fisherville, New Hampshire before answering Bishop John Ireland's call for Irish Catholic colonists to relocate to the
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LA Lakers: 5 Ways the NBA Lockout Will Affect the Lakers - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
Until this mess is resolved, new talent for the Lakers is hiring ESPN sports jock John Ireland as the team's radio play by play guy. 2. The Owners and the Players: Can't We All Just Get Along? One side is going to come out on the short end of this
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 5 years
10 P.M. (OWN) CARSON NATION Carson Kressley (above with Kelli, center, and Carmen), known for helping style-challenged men in ''Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,'' throws a dart at a map and goes to the town in America where it lands to help residents there discover what makes them look good on the outside and feel good on the inside. Tonight he
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Andre Ethier campaigns for ASG spot - ESPN
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"I'm here talking on the phone with you guys and sitting in the office with the equipment manager voting as we speak," Ethier told host John Ireland and fill-in host Brian Kamenetzky. Ethier has joined forces with Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul
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Anoka County history: History of Catholicism in the county - Coon Rapids Herald
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... in Sherburne County and one in Princeton, all depended on McDermott. When the Anoka church was dedicated on Dec. 16, 1866, Bishop Grace was accompanied by Rev. John Ireland, who later became Bishop John Ireland, Minnesota's second most famous priest
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Power Ranking the Top 5 Superstars in the NBA Today - Bleacher Report
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Skip Bayless and John Ireland debated the topic of whom they thought the five best players were in the NBA. The criteria for this encompassed everything from stats to clutch-ability, to wins and losses. Really anything that you can argue that would
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MAFFEI: Gold Cup final, Women's World Cup equal soccer bonanza - North County Times
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Bill Macdonald and John Ireland are the new voices of the Los Angeles Lakers. Macdonald, who calls UCLA football and basketball on Fox Sports Net and hosted Lakers, Kings and Angels pregame and postgame shows, will team with Stu Lantz for Lakers games
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Bill Macdonald, John Ireland will do Lakers play-by-play - Los Angeles Times
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The Lakers announced Tuesday that Bill Macdonald and John Ireland will be the play-by-play announcers for the team for the 2011-12 season. Macdonald will call the games on TV alongside commentator Stu Lantz on FS West and KCAL 9. ... - -
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PEOPLE FROM REDWOOD's PAST - Geoffrey O'Sullivan: Pastor of the people - Redwood Falls Gazette
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He spent another four years in St. Paul before being ordained in 1917 by John Ireland, archbishop. O'Sullivan began his service to the church in Graceville and later served in Minneapolis, St. Paul and in Lake Benton. From Lake Benton, O'Sullivan was
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Ireland
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1992
    Age 78
    On March 21, 1992, Ireland died in Santa Barbara, California of leukemia at the age of 78.
    More Details Hide Details He is buried at the Santa Barbara Cemetery. For his contribution to the television industry, he was commemorated with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1610 Vine Street.
  • 1988
    Age 74
    He was seen in the War of the Worlds episode "Eye for an Eye" in 1988.
    More Details Hide Details Ireland regularly returned to the stage throughout his career and co-directed two features in the 1950s: the acclaimed Western drama Hannah Lee (1953) and the carjacking B-movie The Fast and the Furious (1955). Occasionally Ireland's name was mentioned in tabloids of the times, in connection with much younger starlets, namely Natalie Wood, Barbara Payton, and Sue Lyon. He attracted controversy by dating 16-year-old actress Tuesday Weld when he was 45. Ireland also had an affair with co-star Joan Crawford while on the set of Queen Bee (1955). A decade later, Ireland and Crawford would co-star again in William Castle's horror flick I Saw What You Did.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1967
    Age 53
    In 1967, he appeared on Bonanza with Michael Landon in the episode "Judgement at Red Creek".
    More Details Hide Details A few years later he again appeared with Landon on Little House on the Prairie as a drunk who saves Carrie Ingalls, who had fallen down an abandoned mine shaft. Ireland was seen in Italian productions like The House of the Seven Corpses (1974), Salon Kitty (1976) and Satan's Cheerleaders (1977). He did, however, also appear in big-budget fare such as The Adventurers (1970), also as a police lieutenant in the Robert Mitchum private-eye story Farewell, My Lovely (1975).
  • 1965
    Age 51
    By the mid-1960s, he was seen as the star of B-movies such as I Saw What You Did, In 1965, he played role of Jed Colby, a trail scout in Rawhide on American television.
    More Details Hide Details This was the last season for Rawhide.
  • FORTIES
  • 1960
    Age 46
    From 1960 - 1962, he starred in the British television series The Cheaters, playing John Hunter, a claims investigator for an insurance company who tracked down cases of fraud.
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    In 1960, Ireland starred as Winch in the CBS western series, Rawhide episode "Incident of the Garden of Eden".
    More Details Hide Details In 1962, he portrayed the character Frank Trask in the episode "Incident of the Portrait" on CBS's Rawhide.
  • 1959
    Age 45
    In 1959, Ireland appeared as Chris Slade, with Karl Swenson as Ansel Torgin, in the episode "The Fight Back" of the NBC western series, Riverboat.
    More Details Hide Details In the storyline, Tom Fowler (Tom Laughlin), the boss of the corrupt river town of Hampton near Vicksburg, Mississippi, blocks farmers from shipping their crops to market. In a dispute over a wedding held on the Enterprise, a lynch-mob led by Fowler comes after series lead-character Grey Holden (Darren McGavin). Karl Swenson also was cast in this episode.
  • 1955
    Age 41
    He also starred as an innocent man-on-the-run in the 1955 original The Fast and the Furious and had a key role as the gladiator Crixus in the Stanley Kubrick 1960 spectacle Spartacus, co-starring with Kirk Douglas.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1945
    Age 31
    Ireland made his screen-debut as Private Windy, the thoughtful letter-writing GI, in the 1945 war film A Walk in the Sun.
    More Details Hide Details This was followed by Wake Up and Dream in 1946. A supporting actor in several notable Westerns including John Ford's My Darling Clementine (1946) and Howard Hawks' 1948 film Red River. Having a lead in small noirs like Railroaded! (1947), Ireland was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his forceful performance as Jack Burden, the hard-boiled newspaper reporter who evolves from devotee to cynical denouncer of demagogue Willie Stark (Broderick Crawford) in All the King's Men (1949), making him the first Vancouver-born actor to receive an Academy Award nomination. During McCarthyism in the early 50s, he successfully sued two television producers for breach of contract and slander, claiming that they reneged on roles promised to him due to his perceived political undesirability. He received an undisclosed but "substantial" cash settlement. A prolific performer in films and early television, Ireland had made the transition to supporting roles by the mid-1950s, playing cynical villains in films like Vengeance Valley (1951) and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957). He had a large supporting part in 55 Days at Peking (1963) under Charlton Heston.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1940
    Age 26
    He was married three times; first from 1940–1949, to Elaine Sheldon, by whom he had two sons named John and Peter.
    More Details Hide Details Then, from 1949-1957, to Joanne Dru. Finally, from 1962 until his death, to Daphne Myrick Cameron, with whom he had a daughter named Daphne and a son named Cameron. In his later years, he owned a restaurant, Ireland's, in Santa Barbara, California.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1914
    Age 0
    Ireland was born John Benjamin Ireland in Vancouver, British Columbia on January 30, 1914.
    More Details Hide Details He lived in New York City from a very early age. Ireland's formal education ended at the 7th grade; and, like many children at that time, he worked to help his family make ends meet. He never knew his father. His mother remarried and had three other children, a daughter Kathryn, a son named Tommy (became Tommy Noonan who co-starred in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"), and another son Michael. Their last name was Noone. Ireland never knew for sure where his last name came from. One of his jobs was in a water carnival where he wrestled a dead octopus. His discovery of acting was by accident, but he fell in love with it and studied Shakespeare as his "formal" education. Tall and lean, he appeared on Broadway and toured in Shakespeare in the late 1930s and early 1940s before entering film in the mid-1940s.
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