Articles Tagged 'Irish actors'

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Five Irish Films for St. Patrick’s Day

The first Irish movie I ever saw starred Scotsman Sean Connery. It was a revival showing of Darby O’Gill and the Little People, a 1959 Disney film that worked overtime to be charming and had a plot involving leprechauns. Connery, in his pre-James Bond phase, even sang: St. Patrick’s Day may be upon us, but […]

Michael Fassbender: Newest Hunky Recruit in Irish Invasion of Hollywood

Michael Fassbender may play a mutant in X-Men: First Class, but we here at Anglophenia know it’s the Irish in him that’s winning over moviegoers. He is just the latest in a long line of irresistible Irishmen to light up the big screen. Technically, Fassbender is German on his father’s side while Irish on his […]