Maureen O'Hara, also known by a number of nicknames such as “Queen of Technicolor” and “Big Red”, was an iconic Irish actress and singer widely remembered for her roles in such films as 1939's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 1947's Miracle on 34th Street, 1952's The Quiet Man and 1961's The Parent Trap.
She was married three times. She gave birth to her only child, a daughter named Bronwyn Brigid in 1944. Bronwyn’s father was her second husband William Houston Price.
In addition to having a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, she is also an inductee into a number of Halls of Fame, including the Western Performers Hall of Fame. In 2014, she was honored with an Honorary Academy Award.
Prior to becoming a famous actress, she worked as a bookkeeper and typist.
God has a most wicked sense of humor.Maureen O'Hara
I have never lost my faith in God.Maureen O'Hara
I spent a great deal of time with Che Guevara while I was in Havana. I believe he was far less a mercenary than he was a freedom fighter.Maureen O'Hara
I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family I could possibly have hoped for.Maureen O'Hara
I watch and listen to movies today and am shocked by the way actors deliver their lines. Everybody mumbles now and I don't understand why.Maureen O'Hara
John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.Maureen O'Hara
Making movies is just like betting on horses at the racetrack.Maureen O'Hara
My heritage has been my grounding, and it has brought me peace.Maureen O'Hara
The Queen Mary was the most civilized and luxurious way one could travel to America in the late 1930s.Maureen O'Hara
There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.Maureen O'Hara
was a famous Irish actress and singer,
who was born on
August 17, 1920. As a person born on this date, Maureen O'Hara is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 17) and the 12th most popular for the year (1920).
People born on August 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Maureen O'Hara is the 345th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Maureen O'Hara's birthday, Maureen O'Hara is the 40th most famous Irish.
In general, Maureen O'Hara ranks as the 3947th
most popular famous person, and the 684th most popular actress of all time.
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