J.M. Kerrigan

About J.M. Kerrigan

Who is it?: Actor, Director, Soundtrack
Birth Day: December 16, 1884
Birth Place:  Dublin, Ireland, Ireland
Resting place: Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1907–1960

J.M. Kerrigan

J.M. Kerrigan was born on December 16, 1884 in  Dublin, Ireland, Ireland, is Actor, Director, Soundtrack. J.M. Kerrigan was born on December 16, 1884 in Dublin, Ireland as Joseph M. Kerrigan. He was an actor and director, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), My Cousin Rachel (1952) and The Lost Patrol (1934). He died on April 29, 1964 in Hollywood, California, USA.
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As per our current Database, J.M. Kerrigan has been died on 29 April 1964(1964-04-29) (aged 79)\nHollywood, California, U.S..

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When J.M. Kerrigan die, J.M. Kerrigan was 79 years old.

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Occupation Actor
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 16, 1884 ( Dublin, Ireland, Ireland)
Birthday December 16
Town/City  Dublin, Ireland, Ireland
Nationality Ireland

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J.M. Kerrigan’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

J.M. Kerrigan was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Kerrigan was born in Dublin, Ireland. He worked as a newspaper reporter until 1907 when he joined the famous Abbey Players. There he became a stalwart, appearing in plays by Lady Gregory, William Butler Yeats and John Millington Synge (for whom he played the role of Shawn Keogh in The Playboy of the Western World. His first screen appearance was in the silent film Food of Love in 1916. By the 1920s he was appearing on Broadway, often in plays by Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Sheridan.


He had little screen time in films which he starred as minor roles, such as the "First Drayman" in Merely Mary Ann (1931) with Janet Gaynor. One of his most recognizable minor roles was in Gone with the Wind (1939), in which he played John Gallegher, the seemly jovial mill owner who whips his convict labour in to "co-operation". He appeared in Walt Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), the famous film version of Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea in a minor role at the beginning of the film.


He settled permanently in Hollywood in 1935, having been recruited along with several other Abbey performers, to appear in John Ford's The Informer. In that film and in Ford's The Long Voyage Home, he plays similar roles, that of a leech who attaches himself to men until they run out of money. Perhaps his best known role was in The General Died at Dawn, where he plays a character actually named Leach, in which he steals scenes from Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll and William Frawley. In it he plays a sinister little petty thief who, holding a gun on Cooper, says, "I may be fat, but I'm agile."


In 1946, he tried breaking into Broadway shows, playing the discombobulated leprechaun Jackeen J. O'Malley in the show "Barnaby and Mr. O'Malley", based on the Crockett Johnson comic strip.


J.M. Kerrigan died in Hollywood on 29 April 1964, aged 79.

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