Irish-born actress Maureen O’Hara dies; was icon of golden age of movies

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October 27, 2015

In this Sept. 4, 1994, file photo, actress Maureen O'Hara and actor Jean-Pierre Aumont are seen at a film festival in Deauville, France. A lifelong Catholic and native of Ireland, O'Hara died Oct. 24 in Boise, Idaho. She was 95. (CNS photo/Stringer, Reuters) See OBIT-OHARA Oct. 27, 2015.

In this Sept. 4, 1994, file photo, actress Maureen O’Hara and actor Jean-Pierre Aumont are seen at a film festival in Deauville, France. A lifelong Catholic and native of Ireland, O’Hara died Oct. 24 in Boise, Idaho. She was 95. (CNS photo/Stringer, Reuters)

BOISE, Idaho (CNS) — Maureen O’Hara, one of the last icons of the golden age of movies, died Oct. 24 in Boise. She was 95.

A lifelong Catholic and native of Ireland, she moved to Boise in 2012 to be close to her grandson.

Among her notable film credits were “How Green Was My Valley,” “Miracle on 34th Street” and “The Quiet Man.”

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