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Noel Purcell

Noel Purcell



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Also Known As: Died: March 3, 1985
Born: December 24, 1900 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: Cast ... actor vaudevillian apprentice stage carpenter


Noel Purcell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Purcell appeared in such films as the Stewart Granger historical drama "Captain Boycott" (1947), "Saints and Sinners" (1949) and the romance "The Blue Lagoon" (1949) with Jean Simmons. He also appeared in the adventure "The Crimson Pirate" (1952) with Burt Lancaster and "Grand National Night" (1953). His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "Svengali" (1955) with Donald Wolfit, the Gregory Peck dramatic adventure "Moby Dick" (1956) and "Lust For Life" (1956). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the dramatic period piece "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1962) with Marlon Brando, "The List of Adrian Messenger" (1963) with George C Scott and the Laurence Harvey crime drama "The Running Man" (1963). He also appeared in the Laurence Harvey dramatic adaptation "The Ceremony" (1963) and the Peter O'Toole dramatic adaptation "Lord Jim" (1965). Purcell last acted on "The Irish R.M. Part II" (PBS, 1985-86). Purcell was married to Eileen Marmion. Purcell passed away in March 1985 at the age of 85.

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