Kathleen O'Regan

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Kathleen O'Regan
Actress Kathleen O'Regan.jpg
Publicity still for The Shadow Between (1931)
Born11 November 1903
Died10 December 1970 (aged 67)
Spouse(s)Lt Colonel K.A. Plimpton, DSO

Kathleen O'Regan (11 November 1903 – 10 December 1970) was an Irish actress, best-remembered for her performances in the first London performances of Juno and the Paycock and The Plough and the Stars . [1] [2]


Later in her career she showed her talents in comedy, appearing, on the author's recommendation, in Ben Travers's farce Banana Ridge (1938). [3] She also appeared in films, including Alfred Hitchcock's screen rendering of Juno and the Paycock (1930). [4] [5]

Personal life

She was married to Lt Colonel K.A. Plimpton, DSO, who was secretary of the Garrick Club for 14 years. She died in 1970, aged 67 [3] [6]


YearFilmRoleOther notes
1930 Juno and the Paycock Mary Boyle
1931 The Shadow Between Margaret Haddon
1932 Fires of Fate Nora Belmont
1938 Rose of Tralee Mary O'Malley
1941 Man at the Gate Ruth
1943 Thursday's Child Ellen Wilson


  1. Wearing, J. P. (27 March 2014). The London Stage 1920-1929: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN   9780810893023 via Google Books.
  2. Wearing, J. P. (27 March 2014). The London Stage 1920-1929: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN   9780810893023 via Google Books.
  3. 1 2 "Miss Kathleen O'Regan", The Times, 14 December 1970, p. 11
  4. "Kathleen O'Regan".
  5. https://www.allmovie.com/movie/v26801
  6. Profile, the.hitchcock.zone, 14 December 1970; accessed 26 October 2015.

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