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Dermot Walsh


Actor (died aged 77) | Bedelia (1946), Jassy (1947), Hungry Hill (1947)

Irish leading man, from the stage

Mini Biography

Born in Dublin, Walsh read law at the National University of Dublin and studied acting at the Abbey Theatre School. Signed by Rank, he enjoyed in a brief period of stardom, appearing opposite Margaret Lockwood before continuing his movie career in second features from the 1950s. He became best-known for his role as Richard the Lionheart in a swashbuckling 60s TV series.

The first of his three wives was actress Hazel Court (1949-63). He was the father of actress Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh (1974-).

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Bedelia (1946)
Jim – Doctor’s Chauffeur
Hungry Hill (1947)
Wild Johnnie Brodrick
Jassy (1947)
Barney Hatton
My Sister and I (1948)
Graham Forbes
The Floating Dutchman (1952)
Alexander James
The Frightened Man (1952)
Ghost Ship (1952)
Guy Thornton
Counterspy (1953)
Frank Manning
The Blue Parrot (1953)
Lt Bob Herrick
Bond of Fear (1956)
John Sewell
The Hideout (1956)
Steve Curry
Sea Fury (1958)
Chain of Events (1958)
Make Mine a Million (1959)
Martin Russell
The Breaking Point (1961)
Out of the Shadow (1961)
Prof Taylor
Emergency (1962)
John Bell
The Switch (1963)
Inspector Tomlinson
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Personal Details

Lovely Hazel Court, British actress, who starred starred recently as Joan Huggett in Holiday Camp (1947) and as Helena Forsythe in My Sister and I (1948).  Picture reads ’Good Luck, Hazel Court’.
Wife  m. 1949–1963 (divorced)

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