Denis O'Dea

Birthday: Apr 26, 1905
Birthplace: Not Available
One of the mainstays of Dublin's Abbey Players, Irish actor Denis O'Dea made his screen debut in the company of several other Abbey performers in John Ford's The Informer. O'Dea's later movie roles included Dr. Livesey in the 1950 Disney-produced version of Treasure Island. He was usually cast as dour Irish police officers (Odd Man Out, 1947) or outspoken priests (Darby O'Gill and the Little People, 1959). Denis O'Dea was married to Irish stage and screen actress Siobhan McKenna.

Highest Rated Movies



40% Esther and the King Mardoch 1960
100% Darby O'Gill and the Little People Father Murphy 1959
No Score Yet Story of Esther Costello Father Devlin 1957
No Score Yet The Rising of the Moon The Police Sergeant 1957
No Score Yet Captain Lightfoot Regis Donnell 1955
83% Mogambo Father Josef 1953
No Score Yet Sea Devils Actor 1953
No Score Yet Landfall Capt. Burnaby 1953
86% Niagara Inspector Sharkey 1953
100% Captain Horatio Hornblower Adm. Leighton 1951
No Score Yet The Long Dark Hall Sir Charles Morton 1951
100% Treasure Island Dr. Livesey 1950
100% The Fallen Idol Inspector Crowe $58.2K 1949
60% Under Capricorn Corrigan attorney-general 1949
No Score Yet Bad Lord Byron Prosecution Counsel 1949
100% Odd Man Out Head Constable 1947
No Score Yet The Plough and the Stars The Young Covey 1936
92% The Informer Street Singer 1935


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