Noel Purcell

Actor, Vaudevillian, Apprentice stage carpenter
Noel Purcell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Purcell appeared in such films as the Stewart Granger historical drama "Captain Boycott" (1947), "Saints and Sinners" (1949) ... Read more »
Born: 12/23/1900 in Dublin, IE

Filmography

Actor (26)

The Irish R.M. Part II 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Mackintosh Man 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

Flight of the Doves 1970 (Movie)

Rabbi (Actor)

Sinful Davey 1969 (Movie)

Jock (Actor)

Doctor in Clover 1967 (Movie)

O'Malley (Actor)

Arrivederci, Baby! 1966 (Movie)

Captain O'Flannery (Actor)

Lord Jim 1965 (Movie)

Capt Chester (Actor)

The Ceremony 1963 (Movie)

Finigan (Actor)

The List of Adrian Messenger 1963 (Movie)

Farmer (Actor)

The Running Man 1963 (Movie)

Miles Bleeker (Actor)

Mutiny on the Bounty 1962 (Movie)

William McCoy (Actor)

No Kidding 1961 (Movie)

Tandy (Actor)

The Millionairess 1961 (Movie)

Professor Merton (Actor)

Man in the Moon 1960 (Movie)

Prosecutor (Actor)

Ferry to Hong Kong 1959 (Movie)

Joe Skinner (Actor)

Shake Hands With the Devil 1959 (Movie)

Liam O'Sullivan (Actor)

Merry Andrew 1958 (Movie)

Matthew Larabee (Actor)

The Key 1958 (Movie)

Hotel Porter (Actor)

Lust For Life 1956 (Movie)

Anton Mauve (Actor)

Moby Dick 1956 (Movie)

Carpenter (Actor)

Rising of the Moon 1956 (Movie)

Old Man (Actor)

Land of Fury 1955 (Movie)

Paddy Clarke (Actor)

Svengali 1955 (Movie)

Patrick O'Ferral (Actor)

Doctor at Sea 1954 (Movie)

Corble (Actor)

Decameron Nights 1952 (Movie)

Father Francisco (Actor)

The Crimson Pirate 1952 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Noel Purcell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Purcell appeared in such films as the Stewart Granger historical drama "Captain Boycott" (1947), "Saints and Sinners" (1949) and the romance "The Blue Lagoon" (1949) with Jean Simmons. He also appeared in the adventure "The Crimson Pirate" (1952) with Burt Lancaster and "Grand National Night" (1953). His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "Svengali" (1955) with Donald Wolfit, the Gregory Peck dramatic adventure "Moby Dick" (1956) and "Lust For Life" (1956). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the dramatic period piece "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1962) with Marlon Brando, "The List of Adrian Messenger" (1963) with George C Scott and the Laurence Harvey crime drama "The Running Man" (1963). He also appeared in the Laurence Harvey dramatic adaptation "The Ceremony" (1963) and the Peter O'Toole dramatic adaptation "Lord Jim" (1965). Purcell last acted on "The Irish R.M. Part II" (PBS, 1985-86). Purcell was married to Eileen Marmion. Purcell passed away in March 1985 at the age of 85.

Relationships

Eileen Marmion

Wife

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