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Pat Laffan

Pat Laffan was an Irish actor best known for his roles as Georgie Burgess in The Snapper and the milkman Pat Mustard in the Father Ted episode Speed 3. Laffan grew up on a farm in Co. Meath and began his career as an actor after graduating from Engineering in UCD. A prolific theatre actor, Laffan was a member of the Abbey Theatre Company in the 1960s and 1970s, and was the Director of the Peacock Theatre for most of the 1970s. He directed in the Gate Theatre from 1979 to 1982. Laffan had around 40 film credits to his name - including turns in Steven Spielberg's War Horse (2011), Intermission (2003), The General (1998) and Leap Year (2010) - and 30 credits on TV, Moone Boy, EastEnders and Ripper Street, to name a few. He died on March 14th, 2019 at the age of 79.

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In County Meath, Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Girl with Green Eyes 1964-05-14
Latest Project:
Movie Laid to Rest 2019-09-02
Known For
Poster of War Horse
Poster of Leap Year
Poster of The Queen
Poster of A War of Children
Movie Laid to Rest Frank 2019-09-02
Series Quirke Costigan 2014-02-16
Movie War Horse Farmer #2 2011-12-25
Movie Leap Year Donal 2010-01-08
Movie The Runway Manus 2010-07-10
Movie The Wednesdays Judge 2007-07-17
Movie The Queen Head Ghillie 2006-09-15
Movie The Boys from County Clare Gerry - The Customs Officer 2003-09-12
Movie Intermission Charlie O'Brien 2003-11-28
Movie How Harry Became a Tree Father O'Connor 2002-03-01
Movie The General Police Sergeant Patrick Higgins 1998-05-01
Movie The Saint Catholic Priest 1997-04-03
Movie Trojan Eddie Matt 1996-09-09
Movie An Awfully Big Adventure Mr Harcourt 1995-07-21
Movie War of the Buttons Mr Connor 1994-09-29
Movie The Snapper George Burgess 1993-04-04
Movie The Treaty Bishop 1991-12-05
Movie Journey to Knock Father Mallory 1991-09-17
Movie Hear My Song Taxi Driver 1 1991-12-27
Movie After Midnight Head Chef 1990-01-01
Movie My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown Barman 1989-04-07
Movie Pigs Detective 2 1984-09-28
Movie Barry Lyndon 1975-11-26
Movie A War of Children Unknown 1972-11-18
Movie Girl with Green Eyes Bertie Counham 1964-05-14