Maureen O'Hara, 1940's. (1920-living). Irish film actress and singer. The famously red-headed O'Hara has been noted for playing fiercely passionate heroines with a highly sensible attitude. She often worked with director John Ford and long-time friend John Wayne. Maureen loved playing rough athletic games as a child and excelled in sports. She combined this interest with an equally natural gift for performing. (Source: Wikipedia and IMDb)
Maureen O'Hara 1920 - 2015 The famous red-haired Irish beauty was raised in a devout Catholic home (had a sister who was a nun). Discovered for films by Charles Laughton, O'Hara then came to the U.S. for a long and illustrious film career. Her best films usually had her paired with John Wayne. Was a practicing Catholic all her life and spoke often of her Catholic faith. Received an honorary Oscar in 2014. Had a Catholic funeral and graveside service at Arlington National Cemetary.