Updated Oct. 24, 2015:
Maureen O’Hara, one of the last living stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, has died at 95.
O’Hara of Ireland first appeared in the United States in 1939’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame starring Charles Laughton, who she credits with discovering her. That film has recently been restored and issued on Blu-ray. O’Hara starred in many major motion pictures, including How Green Was My Valley (1941); the beloved Christmas classic, Miracle on 34th Street (1947); The Quiet Man (1952) opposite John Wayne, with whom she made five pictures; and Only the Lonely (1991) as John Candy’s mother.
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In 2014, O’Hara received an honorary Academy Award.