Quick Pix: Barry Fitzgerald w/Video

Barry Fitzgerald (born William Joseph Shields, 10 March 1888 – 14 January 1961) was an Irish stage, film, and television actor. He had a successful Hollywood career in such films as The Long Voyage Home (1940), How Green Was My Valley (1941), And Then There Were None (1945), The Naked City (1948), and The Quiet Man (1952). Fitzgerald achieved a feat unmatched in the history of the Academy Awards: he was nominated for both the Best Actor Oscar and the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for the same performance, as “Father Fitzgibbon” in Going My Way (1944).

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