Barry Fitzgerald, Best Supporting Actor 1944: MovieMonday.com

GOING MY WAY

(Drama - NR)

Barry Fitzgerald won his Supporting Oscar for playing Father Fitzgibbon the crusty pastor of a run-down church.


Bary Fitzgerald (1888 - 1961)

Irish actor who was trained to have a career in banking , but left it for acting in the 1920's and joined the world famous Abbey Players. Barry Fitzgerald's film Debut was in 1930 in an Alfred Hitchcock picture, "Juno and the Paycock" (1930). His successful career in Hollywood was that of a character actor. His brother was also an actor and the two worked together in 1952's "The Quiet Man"

It should be noted that Barry Fitzgerald was the only actor to get nominated for both the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for the same role.

Barry Fitzgerald's other films include:

WHEN KNIGHTS WERE BOLD
THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
EBB TIDE
BRINGING UP BABY
THE DAWN PATROL
THE LONG VOYAGE HOME
THE SEA WOLF
HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
TARZAN'S SECRET TREASURE
NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART
AND TEN THERE WERE NONE
THE TORK CLUB
EASY COME ESAY GO
THE NAKED CITY
UNION STATION
THE QUIET MAN
ROONEY
THE CATERED AFFAIR

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