Maureen O’HaraThere is no doubt that Maureen O’Hara represented all that is good about Irish women. A strong, courageous and intelligent woman, you cannot live and grow up in Ireland without being influenced by the beautiful Irish redhead Maureen O’Hara. This fiercely passionate but sensible beautiful heroine with a talent for both acting and singing has entertained us through years capturing the hearts of every Irish person across the Emerald Isle and across the world. Her photograph with John Wayne takes pride of place in my grannies living room.

The book ‘Tis Herself is a fascinating read going behind the scenes and delivering intimate memories about her co-stars and directors,

Book by John Nicoletti and Maureen O’Hara

Maureen O Hara Bio

Born Maureen FitzSimons, on August 17, 1920, in Ranelagh Dublin, she was voted one of the five most beautiful women in the world and you have a film star who was as gorgeous as she was talented. She was married three times and had one daughter Bronwyn born in 1944 and died 2016 aged 71. Maureen O’Hara sadly died on the 24th October 2015 aged 94.

Maureen O’Hara Films

Most will know Maureen O’Hara for her performance with John Wayne in The Quiet Man in 1952, what you may not know is that she also starred with some of Hollywood’s most famous and dashing Hollywood leading men as follows: John Wayne, James Steward, Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power, Rex Harrison, Brian Keith, Alec Guinness.

Maureen O’Hara starred in nearly 70 movies and TV shows from 1939-1995