Abbey Theatre School
Synge Street Catholic Boys School
Final television-acting appearance, the Lifetime crime mystery "The Front"
Made final film appearance in "Stardust" as a deceptively nimble, high-kicking wall guard
Cast as Grandpa Joe in Tim Burtons' remake of Roald Dahl's classic tale "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
Acted opposite Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore in romantic comedy "Laws of Attraction"
Co-stared with Milo O'Shea in David Blair's "Mystics"
Had featured role in the British comedy "Greenfingers," directed by Joel Hershman
Breakthrough screen role at age 69, as the high-strung cohort of Ian Bannen's schemer in "Waking Ned Devine"; nominated by both the Golden Satellite Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards for his outstanding performance
Appeared in the romantic comedy "The Matchmaker," starring Janeane Garofalo
Played a priest in Peter Yates' "The Run of the Country"
Offered a fine support turn opposite Albert Finney in Suri Krishnamma's "A Man of No Importance"
Portrayed the grandfather in Mike Newell's underrated "Into the West"
Played recurring role of Paddy on the BBC comedy series "2point4 Children"
Starred as a weathered hill farmer in Aislung Walsh's directorial debut "Joyriders"
Co-starred with Walter Matthau in Roman Polanski's "Pirates"
Had featured role in Terence Young's "The Jigsaw Man"
Acted role of Balthazar in the BBC production of Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors"
Had featured role in the London Weekend Television series sitcom "Whoops Apocalypse" (London Weekend Television)
Acted in the Irish miniseries "Strumpet City" alongside Peter O'Toole and Peter Ustinov
Co-starred on the British comedy series "Cowboys" (ITV)
Played one-armed dishwasher Albert Riddle on "Robin's Nest" (ITV), a spin-off of British sitcom "Man About the House"
Appeared as the Dean of Studies in Joseph Strick's film adaptation of James Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
Most memorable television work includes the cult British TV comedy "Fawlty Towers" (BBC) with John Cleese
Featured on the British TV series "Oh, Father!" (BBC)
Starred in the BBC series "Tales from the Lazy Acre"
First U.S. film, "Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx"
Appeared in the world premiere of Brendan Behan's play "The Quare Fellow"; also acted in the 1962 feature adaptation
Appeared in the film "Dublin Nightmare"