Jimmy O'Dea
 

 

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James Augustine (Jimmy) O’Dea 1899-1965

Born in Dublin. He was an actor, entertainer and comedian who featured in the Dublin pantomimes with Maureen Potter. His most famous figure was Biddy Mulligan, The Pride of the Coombe. He featured also in films, his best-known role was the King of the Fairies in Darby O’Gill and the Little People. He is buried in Dublin.

 

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book