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    Maureen O'Hara, spirited movie star, dies at 95 :(

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Actress Maureen O'Hara, the Irish beauty who appeared in such classic films as "The Quiet Man" and "How Green Was My Valley," has died.

    Her manager, Johnny Nicoletti, says O'Hara died in her sleep Saturday at her home in Boise, Idaho. She was 95.


    She starred in some of my favorite films. Not mentioned in the link, but I adored her performance in the original "Parent Trap" ... such a fiery spirit !

    Truly a classy lady.
    May she rest eternally and my utmost condolences to her loved ones !

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    Thanks LietKynes......I'm so sorry to read of her passing. What a beautiful, classy lady.....a real star who lived a long and amazing life. RIP Maureen.

    I loved the Parent Trap too!

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    Heartbreaking. She was a favorite of mine growing up. She lived a good long life, and was amazingly beautiful and talented. <3
    We really don't have many Golden Age stars left, do we?
    Who killed Bill Taylor?

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    Actress Maureen O'Hara Dies at 95

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    Irish-American actress Maureen O'Hara has died. She was 95.

    The Parent Trap star's family confirmed to The Irish Times that she passed away from natural causes in her sleep on Saturday.

    The FitzSimons family (O'Hara was born Maureen FitzSimons) issued a statement, saying, "Maureen was our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family as they celebrated her life listening to music from her favorite movie, The Quiet Man."

    Per the Irish Times, the family praised O'Hara, who received an honorary Academy Award in 2014, for having brought "unyielding strength and sudden sensitivity to every role she played." ...

    http://my.xfinity.com/articles/enter...51024/b709887/

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000058/?ref_=nv_sr_1

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    Oct 24 2015, 2:25 pm ET

    Actress Maureen O'Hara of 'Miracle on 34th Street' Dies at 95

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    LOS ANGELES Maureen O'Hara, the flame-haired Irish movie star who appeared in classics ranging from the grim "How Green Was My Valley" to the uplifting "Miracle on 34th Street" and bantered unforgettably with John Wayne in several films. She was 95.

    O'Hara died in her sleep at her home in Boise, Idaho, said Johnny Nicoletti, her longtime manager.

    "She passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family as they celebrated her life listening to music from her favorite movie, 'The Quiet Man,'" said a statement from her family...

    http://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/p...ies-95-n450871

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    I was wondering why she lived in Boise Idaho and found this.

    http://www.idahostatesman.com/2012/1...boise-for.html

    O'Hara spent the past eight years in her native Ireland before moving to Boise to be near her only grandson, Conor FitzSimons, whom she raised for much of his life.

    FitzSimons brought O'Hara back to the United States after she and family members expressed concern about the authority a person with power of attorney was exercising in her life. "Maureen took steps to discharge the power of attorney, " then fended off a second power of attorney and "took steps to be reunited with her family, especially her grandson, " said her New York lawyer, Ed Fickess.

    O'Hara said she did not want to talk about the events in Ireland that led to her coming to Boise. But she is working with Nicoletti to write a book about her experience. It's a way for her to get her story told in her own words while she is still around and not leave a bunch of nagging questions to nip at her legacy, FitzSimons said.
    IMO

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    RIP Maureen.

    I think I'm going to watch Only The Lonely tonight.





    http://www.cinema.de/bilder/mama-ich...i,1317928.html

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    Maureen on "This is Your Life" 1957

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    Maureen is delightful showcasing her life in the tv show "This is Your Life." One of her sisters couldn't make the show so I looked her up. Turns out she was a nun who died in 2013 (just short of her 94th birthday), and in her obituary instead of mentioning a movie star sister named Maureen O'Hara, a sister named Maureen Blair (Maureen's married name) was mentioned. The show was filmed in 1957, her sister Margaret Mary (Peggy) would move to LA that year.

    http://holycross.tributes.com/our_ob....S.C.-95408909
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    http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/classic-...trap-screencap

    http://images4.fanpop.com/image/phot...87-720-480.jpg

    One of my fav. scenes ! Makes me laugh every time.
    I confess I've seen this movie at least 12 times.. it never gets old ; imo.

    I haven't seen some of her earlier work except "Miracle on 34th Street" and "How Green was My Valley".
    Might go on a movie spree this weekend.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SophieRose View Post
    Maureen on "This is Your Life" 1957


    Thanks for posting that, it was fascinating. She was definitely Ireland's greatest ever movie star, may she rest in peace.

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    TCM will pay tribute to O'Hara on Nov 20 with 12 films.

    http://www.tcm.com/this-month/movie-...Maureen-O-Hara

    The new schedule for Friday, November 20 will be:
    6:00 AM Jamaica Inn (1939)
    7:45 AM The Deadly Companions (1961)
    9:30 AM Spencer's Mountain (1963)
    11:30 AM McLintock! (1963)
    1:45 PM The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)
    3:45 PM Big Jake (1971)
    5:45 PM The Wings of Eagles (1957)
    8:00 PM The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
    10:15 PM The Quiet Man (1952)
    12:30 AM At Sword's Point (1951)
    2:00 AM Sinbad the Sailor (1947)
    4:00 PM The Spanish Main (1945)
    IMO

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    Actress Maureen O'Hara to be buried at Arlington

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    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Actress Maureen O'Hara is set to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery alongside her husband...

    http://my.xfinity.com/articles/enter...O_Hara-Burial/

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    Hollywood legend Maureen O'Hara laid to rest in Arlington Cemetery next to her husband as family members deliver emotional tributes to the Irish star

    Veteran Irish actress Maureen O'Hara was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery next to her husband, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Blair

    The Hollywood legend passed away aged 95 on October 24

    O'Hara's grandson Conor Fitzsimons spoke at the service, delivering a tearful tribute to his grandmother

    Starred in family favorites Miracle on 34th Street and the Parent Trap

    Shared the screen with Hollywood's leading men - including John Wayne

    Died peacefully in her sleep listening to the soundtrack from The Quiet Man

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz3r3UeH3cc

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    Maureen O'Hara's Irish escape by the sea: Spectacular home in County Cork the star sold for $1.8m just weeks before she died

    Lugdine Park in Glengarriff, County Cork, was sold in October, not long before Hollywood legend passed away

    O'Hara had owned the five-bedroom property, which has two private islands, for 45 years

    Decided to sell when she moved to Idaho to be close her family - and praised her decades of happy memories there

    Actress, who dominated '40s Hollywood and shared the screen with John Wayne, was buried at Arlington this week

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz3rNKamYYJ




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