John Ireland Overview:

Actor, John Ireland, was born John Benjamin Ireland on Jan 30, 1914 in Vancouver, Canada. Ireland died at the age of 78 on Mar 21, 1992 in Santa Barbara, CA and was laid to rest in Santa Barbara Cemetery in Santa Barbara, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Ireland was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best Supporting ActorAll the King's Men (1949)Jack BurdenNominated
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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: Outside of the Norm

By shadowsandsatin on Jan 6, 2012 From Shadows and Satin

was not your standard movie actor ? his background, his looks, his Hollywood career, and his life behind the screen all represented an individual who was outside the realm of the norm. During Ireland?s Hollywood heyday, he was seen in such classic fare as My Darling Clementine (1946) an... Read full article


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John Ireland Quotes:

Duke Martin: Nerves, kid, netves... bad!


[referring to the new railroad line]
Cane Miro: It's not coming.
Erica Page: They're going to build the line through Rockdale.
Cane Miro: It's a shame.
Erica Page: Is that all you can say?
Cane Miro: It's a darn shame.


Sadie Burke: Was she pretty?
Jack Burden: How should I know. I wasn't looking at her *face*.


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John Ireland Facts
He was known as one of the genuine "nice guys" of Hollywood, always eager to meet with his fans, sign autographs and pose for photographs.

He had two sons by his marriage with 'Elaine Sheldon Rosen: John Ireland and Peter Ireland. He also has a daughter, Daphne Ireland Whelahan, with Daphne Cameron.

Ex-brother-in-law of actor Peter Marshall.

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