Brendan Gleeson says 'Calvary' role was emotionally draining

Brendan Gleeson says 'Calvary' role was emotionally draining

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (UPI) --Irish actor Brendan Gleeson admits playing a doomed priest in John Michael McDonagh's film "Calvary" was emotionally draining.
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Brendan Gleeson shares screen with son Domhnall in 'Calvary'

Brendan Gleeson shares screen with son Domhnall in 'Calvary'

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) --Brendan Gleeson says working with his son Domhnall on John Michael McDonagh's film "Calvary" was difficult due to the nature of their characters' relationship.
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Al Gore, Kennedys attend funeral of longtime editor John Seigenthaler

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WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) --Former Vice President Al Gore and members of the Kennedy family attended the funeral of longtime Tennessee-based newspaper editor John Seigenthaler.
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Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Beloved Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and his son Domhnall were both nominated for the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Film Thursday.
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'Calvary' rights snapped up by Fox Searchlight at Sundance

'Calvary' rights snapped up by Fox Searchlight at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Fox Searchlight says it has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to "Calvary," starring Brendan Gleeson, and plans to release the Irish film this year.

Man convicted in 1980s slaying of three teenage California girls

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Reward offered for USAID workers' killers

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Two men convicted of killing a U.S. diplomat and a Sudanese man have been designated as terrorists, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday.

Former AOL executives charged with fraud

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission charged eight former AOL executives with fraud, court papers filed in New York City show.

Songwriter charged in publisher's death

NASHVILLE, April 29 (UPI) -- Songwriter Richard Fagan has been arrested in connection with the death of Gaetano Oteri, a Nashville music publisher.

Hit songwriter accused of killing roomie

NASHVILLE, April 28 (UPI) -- Country music songwriter Richard Fagan has been accused of killing music publisher Gaetano T. Oteri in Nashville, police said.

NHL: Detroit 4, Colorado 3

DETROIT, April 24 (UPI) -- Johan Franzen scored two of Detroit's four unanswered goals Thursday, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 win over Colorado to open their conference semifinal series.

Wave sweeps 6-year-old boy away

SINTON, Texas, April 9 (UPI) -- A 6-year-old boy drowned when a wave grabbed him as he walked with an older brother on a Texas beach.

NHL: Colorado 4, Vancouver 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 2 (UPI) -- Jose Theodore made 27 saves Tuesday, backstopping the Colorado Avalanche's 4-2 road victory over the Vancouver Canucks that clinched a playoff spot.
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John Michael
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Robert Mueller (L), United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (C), and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Michael Hayden (R) listen as U.S. President George W. Bush makes remarks prior to the swearing-in ceremony for retired Vice Admiral John Michael McConnell as the second Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in Washington on February 20, 2007. McConnell replaces John Negroponte. (UPI Photo/Ron Sachs/POOL)

John Michael Allaby is an Aventis Junior prize winning author. He was born September 18, 1933, in Belper, Derbyshire in England.

He was a police cadet from 1949 to 1951. After that served in the RAF from 1951 to 1954, becoming a pilot. After leaving the RAF, he worked as an actor from 1954 to 1964. He married Marthe McGregor on January 3, 1957.

From 1964 to 1972, he a worked as an editor for the Soil Association in Suffolk, England, editing Span magazine from 1967 to 1972. He was a member of the board of directors for Ecosystems Ltd. in Wadebridge, Cornwall, England and was an associate editor of Ecologist from 1970 to 1972. He became a managing editor in 1972. In 1973, he became a freelance writer.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Michael."
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