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Name  Eileen Colgan
Died  March 10, 2014, Ireland
Role  Theatre actress

Movies  The Secret of Roan Inish, Quackser Fortune Has a Co, I Sell the Dead, Oliver Twist, My Left Foot
Similar People  Glenn McQuaid, John Sayles, Waris Hussein, Tony Bill, Gillies MacKinnon

Eileen Colgan (1933/1934 – 10 March 2014) was an Irish theatre, television and film actress. She was best known for her recurring role as Esther Roche on the RTE One soap opera, Fair City. She also appeared in the RTE television drama, Glenroe, as Mynah, the housekeeper of the priest. Her other television credits included Ballykissangel, The Hanging Gale and Strumpet City.

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She began her acting career in Irish theatre in Dublin. Colgan then moved to London, where she appeared in television and radio roles. She also appeared on stage in Tokyo.

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Colgan was a longtime member of the Abbey Theatre Players in Dublin from 1971 until 1988. In 1973, she won a Jacob's Award for Best Television Performance by an Actress for her role in Hatchet.

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Her filmography included roles in Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx in 1970, My Left Foot in 1989, Far and Away in 1992, The Secret of Roan Inish in 1994, Angela's Ashes in 1999, and Tara Road in 2005.

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Eileen Colgan died on 10 March 2014, at the age of 80. She was survived by four children—Katy, Cathal, Ben, and Clara—and eight grandchildren. Colgan was the widow of theatre director Alan Simpson, whom she had married after his divorce from Carolyn Swift. Simpson died in 1980.

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