Joined the Abbey Theater in Dublin as an ingenue at age 14 before entering films (date approximate)
Owned and wrote a general interest column for the tourist magazine, <i>The Virgin Insider</i>, which she ultimately sold to Gannett in 1980
Played the lead in the TV-movie "Cab to Canada" (CBS)
Retired after starring in the NBC TV-movie "The Red Pony" with Henry Fonda
Served as Grand Marshal of the annual St Patrick's Day parade in NYC
Starred in the CBS TV-movie "The Christmas Box"
Made last of five films opposite John Wayne, "Big Jake"; was also last feature for two decades
Starred in the CBS TV movie "The Last Dance," her final screen role
Tested for the screen in London at age 16 (date approximate)
Was under contract at RKO Studios
Made film debut in "Kicking the Moon Around" (bit part)
Starred in last of five films for director John Ford, "The Wings of Eagles"
Made return to feature films after a 20-year absence in "Only the Lonely"
Made first of five films opposite John Wayne, "Rio Grande"
Met actor Charles Laughton, who changed her name to Maureen O'Hara; later appeared opposite him in "Jamaica Inn" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (both 1939)
Made US film debut in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
Starred in first of five films for director John Ford, "How Green Was My Valley"
Starred opposite Wayne in romantic drama "The Quiet Man," perhaps her best-known role.