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File this under "Holy crap! She's still alive?"

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Evil Bastard (aka Chris_L), Aug 17, 2006.

  1. Today is Maureen O'Hara's 86th birthday. Here are what I consider my 5 favorite Maureen O'Hara movies.

    1. The Quiet Man (one of my all-time favorite - starring John Wayne and directed by John Ford)
    2. Miracle on 34th Street (another classic)
    3. Only the Lonely (as John Candy's mother)
    4. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
    5. (tie) How Green Was My Valley (tie) The Parent Trap

    Can you believe that one of the movies on the list is from 1939 while another is from 1991 (Only the Lonely)? That's amazing.
     
  2. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    I believe the phrase 'fiery redhead" was coined specifically for Ms. O'Hara.
     
  3. No doubt - she was a hottie when she was younger.

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  4. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member


    Yes, but Barry Fitzgerald as Michaleen Flynn had all the best lines.
     
  5. The "she's still alive?" reaction to O'Hara is the same one I had when I heard Mike Douglas died. I thought he shuffled off this mortal coil years ago.
     
  6. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    I had the same reaction when I heard that Gerald Ford had checked into the Mayo Clinic. I had not realized he was still around.
     
  7. Abe Vigoda still lives
     
  8. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

  9. markvid

    markvid Guest

    How could you guys forget she played Ma in Johnny Dangerously?
     
  10. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Pretty sure that was Maureen Stapleton.
     
  11. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Well, no damn wonder you guys forgot, then!

    DOH!
    I go sit in corner, feel shame.
     
  12. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    If you want to surprise your self some more, just go here:
    http://www.whosaliveandwhosdead.com/

    Use the category list at the left, or just skip to the name alphabetically using the letters under the categories.
     
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