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Harry O'Donovan scriptwriter,

Harry O'Donovan born in 1896 and died on 3 November 1973.
Harry O'Donovan was an Irish comedy scriptwriter, stage manager and actor. He was born in Dublin Ireland.

Harry O’Donovan (1896-1973) teamed up as a scriptwriter with Jimmy O’Dea, Ireland’s best-known comedian from the 1930s to the 1960s, and is best remembered for decades of Dublin pantomimes.
Harry O’Donovan was apprenticed to a painter. In his spare time, he took part in amateur dramatics, finally joining a troupe of actors and touring Ireland for several years. In 1924 he got to know Jimmy O’Dea, in a production of You Never Can Tell at the Abbey Theatre, in Dublin, Ireland. Their first show was Look Who's Here in the Queens Theatre. Their first pantomime was Sinbad in 1929 in the Olympia Theatre, in Dublin, Ireland. Together they created O'Dea's most famous character, Biddy Mulligan. The character Biddy Mulligan is referenced in many Dublin music hall songs
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