Micheal MacLiammoir
 

 

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Micheál MacLiammóir 1899-1978

Born Alfred Willmore in London. He was an actor and a brother-in-law of Anew McMaster whose company he joined in 1927. There he met Hilton Edwards and they went on to set up their own theatre - The Gate. He played his one-man entertainment - The Importance of Being Oscar - nearly 1,400 times. He was made a Freeman of the City of Dublin in 1973. He wrote poems, plays, novels and autobiographies.  His works include: All for Hecuba, Ill Met By Moonlight and Enter a Goldfish. He is buried with Hilton Edwards in Dublin.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book